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Nintendo to announce launch plans, pricing, games for Nintendo Switch on January 12th

nintendo-switch-event_logoAs a follow up to last week's Nintendo Switch reveal, and as part of their disclosure to financial analysts yesterday, Nintendo has pinned down a day in which they will announce pricing and launch details for their exciting new console/portable hybrid platform.

The Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017 will be livestreamed on January 12th, 2017 and will show off a number of games in development along with pricing and global launch details.  SO mark it on your calendar.

Read on for the official press release with the details.

In a presentation to financial analysts today in Tokyo, Nintendo Co., Ltd. president Tatsumi Kimishima announced that major details regarding the company’s new Nintendo Switch home gaming system will be shared at the Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017. This will be an event for invited media, financial analysts and trade partners in Tokyo that will be globally livestreamed on Jan. 12, U.S. time. The presentation will include the launch date and pricing for Nintendo Switch, as well as a look at the lineup of games currently in development.

Kimishima also announced that Nintendo Switch sampling events for invited media, partners, and consumers will take place in the U.S. and Europe after the presentation at later dates. There will be opportunities for the public to participate in other hands-on events around the same time, details of which will be announced later.

The exact time of the Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017 will be announced through Nintendo’s social media channels in the coming weeks. Last week, Nintendo Switch was first revealed in a video, available at http://www.nintendo.com/switch.

For more information about the company’s financial results in fiscal first half, please visit https://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/en/.