Nintendo Switch will launch globally on March 3, 2017 for $299.99 USD. This announcement was made during Nintendo’s Switch Presentation.
The product will be released with the console, L and R Joy-Con, Joy-Con wrist straps, Joy-Con grip, the Nintendo Switch dock, HDMI cable, and an AC adapter. The Pro Controller will be available separately.
“Includes a Nintendo Switch Dock, Nintendo Switch AC adapter, and an HDMI cable. (Note that one of each of these items are included with each Nintendo Switch system.)” Nintendo’s official language states. “If you’d like to use your Nintendo Switch with multiple TVs in the house, this set provides everything you need to dock your system and play in TV mode.”
Nintendo states that the console will beregion free, allowing users in Europe to use import titles from say Japan. In the past most consoles had been locked per region. User can connect their smartphone or tablet with the switch and then make arrangements for play sessions and chat with them. Locally up to eight switches can be via Wi-Fi connected. The Nintendo network subscription price has not been disclosed yet, On-line multiplayer will not be free.
One model with come with grey controllers, and another model with one neon red and one neon blue. Both versions will be the same suggested retail price. For context, PlayStation 4 currently starts at $299, PlayStation 4 Pro starts at $399, and Xbox One starts at $249.