The Nintendo Switch will be released on March 17, 2017. But two sources recently leaked that the upcoming platform will come out in several bundles with separate prices and accompanying game titles.
Nintendo Switch - Region Free
Laura Kate Dale is known for sharing some information on some video game industry secrets. Some of the intel turned out to be accurate like when he predicted the reveal for the Nintendo Switch, via Twitter. This time Dale, has posted a tweet with more information about the Switch. Nintendo will reportedly release it as a region free console.
Nintendo Switch Coming In Several Bundles
Another source is claiming that the Nintendo Switch is coming out in three bundles. The basic is around $260, the Mario bundle will be $300 and the Zelda bundle comes with a Pro Controller and will cost $340.
The Nintendo Switch reportedly has a slot for NFC ID Cards. This will enable players to download or transfer contents from others players or e-stores. This will solved issues regarding battery drain problems, according to Mobipicker. The Switch will come with a free card but players can avail of additional cards, including customized ones from the Nintendo e-store for around $10.
Director's Cut, Wii U Trade-In Games For Nintendo Switch
There are also rumors that Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros. as well as Splatoon will be included with the Switch in their "Director's Cut" form. Nintendo will also reportedly arranged for Wii U game owners to trade-in their physical copies for a free Switch game or at least a discount. There is also a plan to release a Switch version for Rhythm Heaven with a full Nintendo cast. It should be noted that all of these are merely speculations and rumors. Nintendo has yet to confirm or deny any of these reports about its Switch gaming platform.