Nintendo Switch

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Nintendo Switch
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Type Home and handheld console
Release date
North America March 3, 2017[1]
Japan March 3, 2017[1]
European Union March 3, 2017[1]
Commonwealth of Australia March 3, 2017[1]
Media Nintendo Switch cards
Predecessor Wii U

The Nintendo Switch is a Nintendo home console. It is the successor to the Wii U. The Nintendo Switch is a hybrid system, being playable as a handheld with detachable controllers, or on a television.[2] It was revealed on October 20, 2016. It is planned for a March 2017 launch globally.[1]

The Nintendo Switch was announced on March 17, 2015, where it was originally known by its code-name the Nintendo NX.[3]

The Legend of Zelda Games

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Nintendo Switch trailer
Nintendo Switch UK Commercial
Nintendo Switch Super Bowl LI Commercial


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Tatsumi Kimishima, Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017, YouTube, published January 12, 2017, retrieved January 12, 2017.
  2. Nintendo UK, Nintendo Switch Preview Trailer, Youtube, published October 20, 2016, retrieved October 20, 2016.
  3. "As proof that Nintendo maintains strong enthusiasm for the dedicated game system business, let me confirm that Nintendo is currently developing a dedicated game platform with a brand-new concept under the development codename "NX." It is too early to elaborate on the details of this project, but we hope to share more information with you next year." — Satoru Iwata, March 17, Wed. 2015 Presentation Title, Nintendo Japan's official site, published March 17, 2015, retrieved April 27, 2016.