Nintendo Switch launches on March 3, will cost $299.99 in North America

After releasing a teaser in October stating that its Nintendo Switch system would launch in March of this year, Nintendo provided a firm release date at tonight's presentation. On March 3, the console/handheld hybrid will be available to purchase in stores worldwide.

The system will retail for $299.99 in the United States, 29,980 yen in Japan, and will vary from location to location in Europe.

Nintendo also gave an overview of the myriad ways you can use Switch, and the contents of its two SKUs: one contains gray Joy-Cons, the other splashes the controller peripherals in neon blue and red.

You can pre-order the title now at Best Buy.

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