Nintendo Switch Release Date, News & Update: Pricing Details Confirmed; Switch Expected to be as Big as Nintendo mini NES? Details Revealed

By Ivan M. , Updated Dec 01, 2016 07:20 PM EST

Nintendo Switch is one of the most talked about tech releases in the gaming industry next year, and fans could no longer wait to know more about the highly anticipated device. According to reports, the Japanese tech manufacturer is going to hold an event in January 2017 to announce the pricing details and the release date specifics of the gaming system.

Although Nintendo has yet to provide concrete information about its launch date, Nintendo Switch is expected to arrive in March 2017. The hybrid gaming device will be launched along with new games that are shown in the console's footage.

According to a report by Polygon, the upcoming January Nintendo Switch event is meant to showcase the new gaming device to the media and all investors. Fans will be able to witness the affair via live stream footage on Jan. 13 from Tokyo, Japan to New York in the U.S. There will be a discussion about the development of the console and the company is also expected to reveal most of its important details.

In another report, despite the lack of information regarding the new Nintendo Switch, several sources are suggesting that the device will arrive in the market with a price tag of around $250. The rumors started when it was accidentally revealed by a Canadian retailer Toys R Us that the price tag of the device will start at $250. However, this has yet to be confirmed by the video game console maker.

Meanwhile, Nintendo has recently captured the attention of consumers with the latest release of its Nintendo mini NES and "Pokemon Sun and Moon" on Nintendo 3DS. According to the report, the latest video game console Nintendo mini NES is said to have been sold out in all retailers. There are speculations suggesting that Nintendo Switch might come out as big as the NES Classic. As of the moment, fans will have to wait for Nintendo to make the important announcement in January. Stay tuned for more news and updates.

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