Nintendo has already issued invitations to a private hands-on event in January for its upcoming console, the Nintendo Switch. The media-only event will officially be held on the 13th of January 2017 in New York, following the already announced Nintendo Switch presentation this coming January 12. a lot of tech enthusiasts along with the press has been invited and each will be having their own means of coverage straight from the event in January.
Announcements for the Nintendo Switch
The invitation also has a message that explains Nintendo is intended to "further emphasize some of the details that the company plans to announce the prior evening during its Nintendo Switch Presentation in Tokyo." No additional details about what will be showcased for the Switch at the event were included in the invitation, but the January 12 presentation, which is to be held in Tokyo for analysts, trade partners, and, of course, media, is set to include some information about the console's release date, price, and the lineup of games currently in development that will be incorporated into the Switch. Currently, the console is planned for a release sometime in March of 2017.
Motion controllers for the Switch?
Nintendo revealed the Switch just this October via a short video teaser trailer, highlighting the system's ability to operate as both a handheld tablet device and a home console played on a TV set. Reports have recently confirmed that the Switch will be including some motion controllers, a peripheral that Nintendo has yet to confirm or deny up to now.
Proposed games for the Switch
Some online reports have recently taken a look at what proposed games could appear on the Switch after Nintendo unveiled a list of companies collaborating with Nintendo to work on the Switch. One of the Switch's confirmed games, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, will be presented and showcased at this week's The Game Awards.