Nintendo Switch Release Date, Games, Price, News & Update: Exciting Titles Come With The Affordable Console! Launching By Early 2017! Features, Specs

By Mark Jason Alcala , Updated Nov 26, 2016 11:53 AM EST

Finally, the Nintendo Switch price, release date and games that will be bundled with it has been revealed. Console gamers have been looking forward with anticipation to Nintendo's latest hybrid gaming console, previously referred to as Nintendo NX, to see how it will fare against rivals PlayStation and Xbox.

Nintendo Switch Price

Obviously, how much the renamed Nintendo NX console costs is a very important consideration for would be buyers. Thankfully, the Nintendo Switch price is well within anyone's budget according to recent reports.

The Nintendo Switch price is surprisingly cheap and will be offered for £199.99 or $249.99 for the basic model, reports Let's Play Video Games. A souped up version will cost more as expected as it comes with more memory/storage and preloaded games. According to the site, the improved version could cost £249.99 or around $299.99. Please note that these prices are just estimates at the moment as these are not Nintendo's recommended retail prices yet.

This Nintendo Switch price is considered to be very competitive when compared to its main competitions. At the basic model's price of $249.99, it is considered to be comparably priced to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 entry level consoles.

Nintendo Switch Release Date

Of course, the next line of inquiry by most console gamers would be the Nintendo Switch release date. For now, reports are saying that the console could be out in the markets by March of 2017. However, Nintendo will be making a presentation of the console by January 2017 which will finalize the Nintendo Switch release date and price.

Nintendo Switch Games

And here is the most exciting part, the Nintendo Switch games. Some of the Nintendo Switch games that have been confirmed include "Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim," "NBA 2K17," "Mario Kart," and "Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild." Other reports say that "Dragon Quest X and XI," Just Dance 2017," "Holiday 2017 Sonic Game" and "Splatoon Switch" will also be coming with the new console.


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