Following up on its full reveal a few hours ago, Nintendo's new portable and home console hybrid, the Switch, is now available for pre-order.
During the event, Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima said, "Users will be able to try out Nintendo Switch online services for free during a trial period after launch".
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Another piece of good news is that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is confirmed to be a launch title.
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The clip surprised audiences and fans by featuring the iconic plumber traveling through a modern day looking city complete with skyscrapers and everyday looking pedestrians before returning to area's more similar to the franchise's animated look.More news: Mattis Refuses to Say if he's Against Female and LGBT Service Members
"Players can now carry two items at a time, including new items returning from previous Mario Kart games such as Boo, the item-stealing ghost, and the Feather, which gives you a high jump in battle mode". As for what you get to play, the launch lineup is mostly first-party Nintendo content.
Fils-Aime explained that Nintendo started out by identifying the price they want to be at-$300 in the United States-and worked to reach it. It didn't show much other than a vibrant world and what seemed like a return to a 3D, open world platformer game.
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