Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch Launches March 3, 2017 Worldwide




The Nintendo Switch launch information has been revealed. The console will launch in North America, Japan, Hong Kong, major European countries, and other major territories on March 3, 2017. It will be $299.99 in North America and ¥29,980 in Japan, with prices in Europe being announced via retailers soon. It will be a region-free system.


Nintendo also revealed that the Nintendo Switch will have paid online services. These services will be free for a period after launch. Starting in fall 2017, people will need to pay for these online services. People can go online from any smart device with their switch. The price and features for the online service will be announced at a later date.

Jenni Lada
Jenni is Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera and has been playing games since getting access to her parents' Intellivision as a toddler. She continues to play on every possible platform and loves all of the systems she owns. (These include a PS4, Switch, Xbox One, WonderSwan Color and even a Vectrex!) You may have also seen her work at GamerTell, Cheat Code Central, Michibiku and PlayStation LifeStyle.