The Count Down is on for the Nintendo Switch

The Count Down is on for the Nintendo Switch

Have you heard about the new Nintendo Switch? It’s only the new home video game system from Nintendo!

Ways to Play

  • Play at homeDock your Nintendo Switch to enjoy HD gaming on your TV.
  • Play anywhereUndock to seamlessly transition into handheld mode. 
  • Play togetherFlip the stand to share the screen, then share the fun with a multiplayer game.

The Nintendo Switch answers the call by allowing gamers to use the console on the go! That’s right, now gamers can enjoy a full home console experience anytime, anywhere. While at home, the system rests in the dock for standard play on the TV. However, when simply lifting the Nintendo Switch from the dock, the console transitions into handheld mode. No more worries about not finishing up that game, you can just take it with you and continue on with the fun!  The portability of Nintendo Switch is enhanced by its 6.2-inch screen, which displays bright, high-definition game play just about anywhere you go!

New Interactive Games

The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild

Release Date: March 3, 2017 | MSRP: $59.99

Forget everything you know about The Legend of Zelda games. Step into a world of discovery, exploration, and adventure in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, a boundary-breaking new game in the acclaimed series. Travel across vast fields, through forests, and to mountain peaks as you discover what has become of the kingdom of Hyrule In this stunning Open-Air Adventure. Now on Nintendo Switch, your journey is freer and more open than ever. Take your system anywhere, and adventure as Link any way you like.

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Release Date: March 3, 2017 | MSRP: $49.99
Throw an impromptu party anywhere with anyone thanks to a new play style in which players look at each other—not the screen! Bring the action and fun into the real world as you face off in wild-west duels, cow-milking competitions, a copycat dance-off, and more. Each game takes advantage of the Joy-Con controller features of the Nintendo Switch system in different ways. While the action unfolds off- screen, the audience watches the players themselves instead of the screen. That makes it as hilarious to watch as it is to play – an instant party amplifier!

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Release Date: April 28, 2017 | MSRP: $59.99
Hit the road with the definitive version of Mario Kart 8 and play anytime, anywhere! Race your friends or battle them in a revised battle mode on new and returning battle courses. Play locally in up to 4-player multiplayer in 1080p while playing in TV Mode. Every track from the Wii U version, including DLC, makes a glorious return. Plus, the Inklings appear as all-new guest characters, along with returning favorites, such as King Boo, Dry Bones, and Bowser Jr.!

Release Date: Spring 2017 | MSRP: $59.99
Choose a fighting champion from around the world, equip your own combination of extendable arms, and then use a mix of button presses and quick hand motions to really take the fight to your opponent. Throw punches and guide them midfiight to hit agile fighters, avoid incoming attacks with dashes, or trampoline high into the air to rain down fists from above. Power-up your punches to deal extra damage or curve your fists around obstacles to hit skittish opponents. Fill up your special gauge to dish out devastating combinations and finish them off. Unleash your inner fighter in this unbelievable sporting event!

Splatoon 2
Release Date: Summer 2017 | MSRP: $59.99
Get hyped for the sequel to the hit game about splatting ink and claiming turf, as the squid-like Inklings return in a colorful and chaotic 4 vs. 4 action shooter. For the first time, take Turf War battles on-the-go via local multiplayer in portable play styles. You can also compete in frenetic online matches like before. Two years have passed since the release of Splatoon, and two years have also passed in the game world, leading to an evolution in fashion trends and new styles of weapons and gear. Staying fresh never looked so good.

Super Mario Odyssey
Release Date: Holiday 2017 | MSRP: $59.99
Mario embarks on a new journey through unknown worlds, running and jumping through huge 3D worlds in the first sandbox-style Mario game since Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Sunshine. Set sail between expansive worlds aboard an airship, and perform all-new actions, such as throwing Mario’s cap.

For a preview of the Nintendo Switch in action, check out our video from the Nintendo Switch Preview Party

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