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Nintendo’s “Unexpected Places” Switch Event Visits Madison Square Park In NY For The Console’s Release

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The Nintendo Switch finally released just a few days ago, with a special launch party held in a New York-based store where Nintendo’s Doug Bowser sold the very first Nintendo Switch to a customer. Additionally, the third and final of Nintendo’s “Unexpected Places” event for the Switch took place in Madison Square Park, where local fans could try out the console for themselves.

 

Nintendo has shared a collection of photos from both events, which you can view below.

 

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In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, Captain Nintendo makes the very first Nintendo NY store in-store purchase of the Nintendo Switch system from Doug Bowser, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing, at the Nintendo NY store on March 3.

 

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In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, fans line up outside the Nintendo NY store to await the midnight launch of the Nintendo Switch system on March 3.

 

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In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, Doug Bowser, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing, greets eager fans lined up outside the Nintendo NY store on March 3.

 

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 03: In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, locasl fans in Madison Square Park play the 1-2-Switch game in tabletop mode in Madison Square Park in New York. 1-2-Switch and the Nintendo Switch home gaming system each launch worldwide today on March 3, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Nintendo of America)

In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, local fans in Madison Square Park in New York play The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game on the Nintendo Switch system while it is in tabletop mode. Nintendo Switch is available worldwide now.

 

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 03: In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, Mario makes a guest appearance at the Nintendo Switch in Unexpected Places activation at Madison Square Park in New York. The new Nintendo Switch home gaming system launches worldwide today on March 3, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Nintendo of America)

In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, Mario makes a guest appearance at the Nintendo Switch in Unexpected Places activation at Madison Square Park in New York. The new Nintendo Switch home gaming system is available worldwide now.

 

<<enter caption here>> on March 3, 2017 in New York City.

In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, the Nintendo Switch in Unexpected Places is set against the backdrop of New York City at Madison Square Park. The versatility of the Nintendo Switch system allows consumers to play in a variety of settings, from the comfort of their own living room to any location imaginable. The new Nintendo Switch home gaming system is available worldwide now.

 

The Nintendo Switch is now available.

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