The Switch’s debut trailer revealed that the console will launch in March 2017, the which agrees with what Nintendo had in its Previously Announced Earlier this year the earnings call.
A European release date of Friday, March 17 is currently being rumored for the console, the which would tally with Nintendo’s history of releasing consoles on Friday in the territory.
This rumor was corroborated by a listing by GameSeek, roommates listed March 17 as a release date.
Based on this, we’d guess that the console will probably be released on the 5th or the 12th of March in North America, but we’ll probably receive a more exact release date on January 12 when Nintendo will live-stream a presentation about the new console.
Nintendo Switch Price
Officially Nintendo has yet to announce the price of its new console, but we’ve collected together all of the most promising price rumors around.
A recent report from LetsPlayVideoGames based on the word of two reliable sources from UK retailer Game has suggested that when it is Launched, the Nintendo Switch price in the UK will be £ 199.99. The report Also Suggests that we’ll see premium models with more memory and a game released at the same time for £ 249.99.
Apparently, Nintendo’s intention is to price the consoles using the which direct currency conversion would mean that the launch price in the US would be $ 249 / $ 299 and in Australia, it would be $ 330 / $ 415.
Nintendo Switch specs
In terms of RAM, the Switch is rumored to have 4GB, which puts it in line with most major smartphones including the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and Motorola Moto Z, and is more than both the iPhone 7 (2GB) and iPhone 7 Plus (3GB).
Unfortunately, this is half the amount of both the PS4 and Xbox One, which suggests the Switch might sit behind the current generation in terms of graphical fidelity.
The screen is rumored to have a resolution of 720p and be capable of multi-touch in a first for the company which has focussed on single-touch screens up until now.
The tablet will also reportedly feature a USB-C port for charging, as well as supporting up to 128GB Micro SDXC Cards.