The NX finally has a name! Nintendo just dropped a video showcasing the NX, officially called the Nintendo Switch. Like some rumors speculated, the switch is a hybrid handheld console. It features two detachable pieces that can be used as a controller and a docking station for home play. Physical games will come as cartridges. The guts of the Switch are custom made by Nvidia, so high hopes there. The video shows gameplay from Skyrim, The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild. and a new 3D Mario game! Check out the video right now:
Nintendo also gave us this handy list of third party supporters:
There are a lot of unknowns about the Switch that will hopefully be expanded upon later. While the focus seems to be on gaming anywhere, the concerns seem to be around the Switch being under powered and likely having poor battery life. In any case, the Switch is pretty far from what we expected the NX to be, but hopes are very high. The Switch is scheduled for release in March 2017. What are your thoughts on the Switch? Let us know in the comments.