Nintendo give details on the Switch (Software)

Nintendo Switch Presentation Jan 13th (GMT) Software mentions / announcements

You can view my hands on experience at the Nintendo Switch event on youtube here

Key facts from presentation about the Switch games (apparently 80 in development):

  • Zelda Breath of the Wild confirmed as launch title to be released alongside console on the 3rd of March 2017 - £59.99 basic game £89.99 for special pack with master sword figurine & orchestral music CD

  • ‘1-2-Switch’ - new IP illustrating the joycons and style of gaming where looking at the screen is not necessary. Launch title - 3rd March 2017

  • ARMS - Extendable arms boxing game, with a colourful art style, making use of the Joycons - Spring 2017

  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - a further polished version of the Wii U game, revamped battle mode, a Smart steering mode for novice players which keeps you from falling off the track and ability to carry 2 items. TV mode plays at 1080p - £49.99 28th April

  • Splatoon 2 - The next version of the popular paint warefare game, new maps, new weapons. Local play support adding to dynamics, able to use pro or joycon controllers, able to use gyro for aiming - release scheduled for summer 2017

  • Super Mario Odyssey - journey to an unknown world, Mario’s cap is a character, with eyes! release in holiday season 2017

  • Snipperclips - Cute puzzle game where players co-operatively play with another person or upto 4 people (single player also available). March 2017 release in eShop only

  • Skyrim - coming to switch (yeh really this time, not just pretending)

  • FIFA - later this year will release a custom built FIFA for Switch

  • Xenoblade, Fire emblem warriors - games confirmed in production

  • Dragon quest 10 & 11 for Japan release confirmed
  • Dragon quest heros I and II - new game for switch confirmed