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President of Nintendo America Reggie Fils-Aimé has written a moving thank-you letter to all Nintendo fans in order to celebrate the launch day of Switch. Additionally, he reminds us that this will be a great year for the new console because of all the new titles that we can look forward to.

Nintendo put up two new commercials for Switch featuring Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Arms. Both can be found below.

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Switch introduces an interesting feature for downloadable games on Nintendo systems. If you’re looking to free up space, you can archive software. The original data you downloaded will be deleted, but the icon will remain on the Home Menu. If you select that icon, you can easily redownload software.

These are the steps to archive software:

can be done in the following ways:

  • From Within Data Management:
    1. From the HOME Menu, select “System Settings.”
    2. Scroll down the options on the left and select “Data Management.”
    3. On the right-hand side select “Manage Software,” then select the software you would like to archive.
    4. Select “Archive Software.”
  • From the Software Options Menu:
    1. Select a software icon from the HOME Menu.
    2. Select “Options” at the bottom of the screen, or press the “-“ or “+” Buttons on the Joy-Con controllers.
    3. Select “Manage Software,” then “Archive Software.”

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Digital Foundry has analysed on their YouTube channel how The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild compares when playing it on a docked Switch vs the portable mode.

Check out the results below:

Update: Switch system has now sold out.


Original: Best Buy has two key products in stock on its website at the moment. First, the gray Switch system is up here. The Zelda: Breath of the Wild Special Edition is also available here.

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Information received about Switch prior to the console’s launch indicated that you’d be able to easily transfer digital games between systems. So long as you have a Nintendo Account, it should be possible. Nintendo has since published information on its support site that explains how you can go about transferring games. And fortunately, it’s pretty simple.

Below are the full steps:

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Nintendo of Europe president Satoru Shibata was on hand to sell the first Switch system at GAME Wardour Street’s midnight launch last night. View a video of the events that transpired below.


Ubisoft issued a couple of launch trailers for the new Switch version of Just Dance 2017. See the new videos for yourself below.

Amazon Canada has the Gray Switch back in stock. However, you’ll need to be a Prime member in order to place an order. If you meet the criteria, you should be able to get the system here.

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UK-based retailer Gameseek got quite a bit of attention in the last couple of months for having sold the Nintendo Switch at what will likely remain the lowest price for quite some time. After the console’s initial announcement, Gameseek was selling pre-orders of the Switch for only £198.50, which ended up being far cheaper than the system’s final retail price announced in January. Nonetheless, Gameseek decided to honor the orders of everyone who pre-ordered at that price.

Today, people all over the world are receiving their Switch orders, and Gameseek decided to add in a little something extra – a certificate for “being part of the historic event and securing a Nintendo Switch in Gameseek’s £80 lower than RRP (£279.99) offer.”

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