Nintendo Switch Latest News & Update: 'Pokemon' Stars To Land On Console; Price To Come In Bundles

By Godswarrior010 , Updated Nov 21, 2016 05:00 AM EST

Nintendo's newest console will be hitting the stores on March 2017. Formerly known as the Nintendo NX, the new gaming device has some clever features up its sleeves and many more to discover.

Nintendo NX Price To Come In Bundles

Nintendo Switch's price is set to come in at two tiers, reflecting a different level of specifications. A report from Express UK suggests that the cheapest version of the console will be priced at $ 246.74 and the higher price bundle with $ 308.41. The more expensive model will boast more storage capacity than the cheaper one.

Although these have yet to be confirmed by Nintendo, a spokesperson from the company said that the latest pricing rumors were based on inaccurate sources and that it might not be true. A leak on Reddit also suggests the console to retail at around $299 for the basic model and $399 for the more expensive bundle. Nintendo still has to release a statement regarding the price of its upcoming console including the final release date on Jan 13.  

"Pokemon Stars" To Land In Nintendo NX

Nintendo Switch might just be the luckiest and the first home console to recieve the version of the new "Pokemon Sun and Moon." According to Yibada, the gaming giant's hybrid console will reportedly receive a title named "Pokemon Stars."

Eurogamer reported that the franchise's developer Game Freak had been developing both the "Stars" and "Sun and Moon" versions at the same time. The Pokemon game released in the 3DS version of Nintendo last Nov. 18 brought a handful of gamers to get hooked in the game.

Pokemon "Stars" will have the same features and maps like the "Sun and Moon" version but it might include new bonuses that could make good use of the Switch's hardware. Same with the earlier version, the upcoming "Pokemon Stars" will also be set in Alola. The goal of the game is to explore the islands through fighting against the "totem" pocket monsters and searching for new and interesting Pokemon. 

Stay tune as we reveal more details about the upcoming Pokemon game to land in the Nintendo NX console. 

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