Nintendo Switch Revealed And The Internet Isn’t Mad About It, At All

Nintendo NX is Out And Nintendo Switch is In

This morning an introductory video was released today where Nintendo provided the first glimpse of its new home gaming system called Nintendo Switch. In addition to providing single and multiplayer capabilities, the console also enables gamers to play the same title wherever, whenever and with whomever they choose. Check out the video below:

Naturally, this announcement had the internet buzzing. Everyone on Twitter seems to be impressed, so far. We expected negativity but most of the tweets this morning have been positive. Here is a few:

The Nintendo Switch looks like it is all about freedom and people seem to be responding to that. We don’t have any of the specs, price or release date yet but it certainly looks like a promising piece of hardware. According to the video, the Nintendo Switch rests in the consoles docking station that connects the system to the TV. By lifting the Switch from the dock, the system will transition to portable mode, and the same gaming experience that was being enjoyed at home now travels with you. Looks pretty innovative if you ask us.


In a press release Nintendo says:

“Gaming springs into action by removing detachable Joy-Con controllers from either side of Nintendo Switch. One player can use a Joy-Con controller in each hand; two players can each take one; or multiple Joy-Con can be employed by numerous people for a variety of gameplay options. They can easily click back into place or be slipped into a Joy-Con Grip accessory, mirroring a more traditional controller. Or, if preferred, the gamer can select an optional Nintendo Switch Pro Controller to use instead of the Joy-Con controllers. Furthermore, it is possible for numerous people to bring their Nintendo Switch systems together to enjoy local multiplayer face-to-face competition.”

It is also getting a significant amount of support from developers. Pretty much all major Some of the publishers, developers and middleware partners have announced support for the Nintendo Switch.

What do you think of the console? Tell us in the comments below.