Nintendo Switch Presentation – FULL RECAP

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The day came. The time came. The hype came. The Nintendo Switch is finally a reality.

Here is EVERYTHING we learned:


The Switch:

  • Launches March 3rd at 299$
  • Two bundles available:
    • Gray Joy-Con bundle
    • Neon Joy-Con bundle
  • Each bundle comes with
    • A Joy-Con Grip
    • Joy-Con wrist strap
    • Switch Dock
    • AC Adaptor
    • HDMI
    • And of Course: The Nintendo Switch
  • The screen on the Switch is able to output a 720p resolution
  • There is an increase in visual quality when the Switch is docked

The Joy-Cons:


  • Motion Controls
  • IR Camara on the Right Joy-Con
  • HD Rumble
  • You can give a Joy-Con to another player for Multiplayer games on the same screen.
  • Joy-Cons can be linked to the Switch Console by just sliding them in.
  • Wrist-straps will be available in different colors separately.

The Software:


We will make individual articles for all first party and important 3rd party titles  in this line up further detailing what we know about each game.

Launch Games (March 3rd):

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (March 3rd)
  • 1-2-Switch (March 3rd)
  • Just Dance 2017 (March 3rd)
  • Skylanders Imaginators (March 3rd)
  • Super Bomberman R (March 3rd)


Post Launch 1st and 2nd Party Games:

  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (April 28)
  • ARMS (Spring 2017)
  • Splatoon 2 (Summer 2017)
  • Fire Emblem Warriors (late 2017)
  • Pokémon Stars (late 2017)
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (TBC)
  • Pikmin 4 (TBC)


Third-party Nintendo Switch games confirmed for 2017

  • I Am Setsuna (March 2017 in US, 2017 in Europe)
  • Fast RMX (March 2017)
  • Has Been Heroes (March 2017)
  • Snipperclips – Cut it out, together! (March 2017)
  • Rime (May 2017)
  • Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ (Spring 2017)
  • Disgaea 5 Complete (Spring 2017)
  • LEGO City Undercover (Spring 2017)
  • Puyo Puyo Tetris (Spring 2017)
  • Redout (TBC)
  • Sonic Mania (Spring 2017)
  • Elder Scrolls V Skyrim (late 2017)
  • NBA 2K18 (September 2017)
  • Project Sonic 2017 (late 2017)
  • Shovel Knight (2017)

Third-party Nintendo Switch games with no release schedule

  • Arcade Archives by Hamster (TBC)
  • Constructor (TBC)
  • Cube Life: Island Survival (TBC)
  • Dragon Quest X (TBC)
  • Dragon Quest XI (TBC)
  • Dragon Quest Heroes I and II (TBC)
  • Dragonball Xenoverse 2 (TBC)
  • EA Sports FIFA (TBC)
  • Farming Simulator (TBC)
  • Minecraft: Story Mode – The Compete Adventure (TBC)
  • Rayman Legends: Definite Edition (TBC)
  • Seasons of Heaven (TBC)
  • New Shin Megami Tensei (TBC, Western release unknown)
  • Stardew Valley (TBC)
  • Steep (TBC)
  • Syberia 3 (TBC)
  • Project Octopath Traveller by Square Enix (TBC)
  • Taiko Drum Master (TBC)
  • New Travis Touchdown game by Suda 51 and Grasshopper (TBC)
  • New ‘Tales of’ RPG (TBC)
  • Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers (TBC)

That’s it for now! Keep tabs on ShigeruNews for more information. AS IT HAPPENS!

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