Now that we know the highly anticipated Nintendo Switch console will officially launch on March 3rd 2017 priced at £280. Nintendo has also released details about the new Nintendo Switch Joy-con controllers which will cost £75 a pair.
Once you have a Nintendo Switch console up to 8 pairs of Switch Joy-con controllers can be connected to one console allowing local eight player gaming.
Listings for the new Nintendo Switch Joy-con controllers are already available via both GAME and Amazon pricing the controllers at £74.99 for the pair or separately with the right controller costing £42.99 for example.
Specifications of the Nintendo Switch console include :
• In addition to providing single-player and multiplayer thrills at home, the Nintendo Switch system also enables gamers to play the same title wherever, whenever and with whomever they choose. The mobility of a handheld is now added to the power of a home gaming system to enable unprecedented new video game play styles
• At home, Nintendo Switch rests in the Nintendo Switch dock that connects the console to the TV and lets you play with family and friends in the comfort of your living room. By simply lifting the Nintendo Switch console from the dock, it will instantly transition to handheld mode, and the same great gaming experience that was being enjoyed at home now travels with you. The portability of Nintendo Switch is enhanced by its bright high-definition display. It brings the full home gaming system experience with you to the park, on a train, in a car, or to a friend’s apartment
• Gaming springs into action by removing detachable Joy-Con controllers from either side of the Nintendo Switch console. One player can use a Joy-Con controller in each hand; two players can each take one; or multiple Joy-Con controllers can be employed by numerous people for a variety of gameplay options. They can easily click back into place or be slipped into a Joy-Con grip accessory, mirroring a more traditional controller. Or, if preferred, the gamer can select an optional Nintendo Switch Pro Controller to use instead of the Joy-Con controllers. Furthermore, it is possible for numerous people to bring their Nintendo Switch consoles together to enjoy local multiplayer face-to-face competition
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