Nintendo Switch Release Date, News & Update: Nintendo Hybrid Console May Feature Motion Controls; Details Here!

By Daniel Flores , Updated Nov 24, 2016 11:46 PM EST

The Nintendo Switch has changed the perspective of the gaming console world when the Japanese company unveiled the hybrid gaming console in October. In its big revelation in October, many believed that Nintendo hasn't been that honest with the Nintendo Switch features and reports suggest that the hybrid gaming console has more features than it says it has.

Motion Controls For Nintendo Switch

GameStop CEO, Paul Raines speaking on an earning briefings today, did admit that the GameStop CEO played the Nintendo Switch a while back and was blown away by the hybrid gaming console's capabilities. Raines added that the Nintendo Switch could be a game changer that would expand the audience of gaming.

The GameStop CEO says that the Nintendo Switch is a very interesting device and it may have some kind of motion controls if players take off the Joy-con controllers and the master controller. After the Nintendo Wii-U blunder few years ago, Raines appears to be optimistic about Nintendo Switch to sell out on its opening day.

Meanwhile, CEO Paul Raines revealed that 71% of the retailer's GameStop PowerUp Rewards members, plans to buy the Nintendo Switch. Raines added that this pre-launched purchase intent metric is now in line with that of the Xbox One as of now and pointed out that the intent metric would go even higher after the Nintendo Switch January event.

The said January event for Nintendo Switch, will be the day Nintendo will announce the price, specs, and game lineup for the hybrid gaming console. GameStop also stated that the "Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" may come out alongside the Nintendo Switch.

Nintendo Switch will be released in March 2017 and other games will also be available in that time. For more Nintendo Switch news and update stay tuned to Gamenguide!

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