Announced more information on Nintendo Switch.
- Release date: March 3.
- Price: $299.99.
- Battery life: 2.5 to 6.5 hours. (Depends on game.) May charge it outside of the dock too.
- Features a touch screen.
- Offers an online multiplayer service. Gives a free trial initially. Becomes a paid service in Fall 2017. Connects with smartphones. Helps invite friends, set appointments, and chat. May mention more things later.
- No region locking (in general).
- Hid L and R buttons on each controller half.
- May press the analog stick.
- Reads Amiibos.
- Contains motion controls in both halves. Included an attachment with wrist strap and larger L and R buttons.
- Press a button on the left half for a screenshot (and later video).
- Uses "Rumble HD". Imagine shaking a glass with ice cubes. Discerns the difference between one, two, and three. Added the sensation of filling said glass.
- Added IR to both halves. Distinguishes between Rock, Paper, and Scissors. Measures distance too.
- Neon Red and Neon Blue colors (as well as wrist strap attachment colors).
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Releases March 3. Waited until the end to speak of it.
One, Two, Switch
Releases March 3. Describes it as a party game. Highlighted a quick draw game. Implied wizardry, sword fighting, keep-away, and dance mini-games too. Emphasized not looking at the screen to play. Ought to look at your opponent.
Releases Spring 2017. Appears to be a boxing game with stretchy arms. Uses motion controls.
Releases Summer 2017. Never played the original. Guesses standard sequel features. Mentioned dual pistols specifically.
Super Mario Odyssey
Releases Holiday 2017. Might focus on hats. Gave Mario’s googly eyes. Handed a white top hat (and tuxedo) to Bowser.
Teased Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and Fire Emblem Warriors also. (Looked like Marth or Lucina in the latter.) Listed no dates.
Other games: Dragon Quest X, Dragon Quest XI, Dragon Quest Heroes I + II, a Shin Megami Tensei game, Project Octopath Traveler (Square Enix), Skyrim, a No More Heroes sequel, and EA Sports FIFA.
- Nintendo Switch console
- Left and Right Joy-Con, Joy-Con Wrist Straps, and Joy-Con Grip (the shell).
- Nintendo Switch dock
- HDMI cable
- AC Adapter
May purchase either dual Gray Joy-Cons or a Neon Blue Left and Neon Red Right. Costs the same.
Changes its form depending on the observer.