Nintendo has announced its next generation console, the Nintendo Switch, in a three minute preview video. You can watch it here:
The video reveals that the console, set to ship in March 2017, is a portable games player which transitions into a home gaming system.
In a statement, Nintendo said: “The mobility of a handheld is now added to the power of a home gaming system to enable unprecedented new video game play styles.”
The video shows that the Joy Controllers can be removed from the Switch when it’s plugged into a TV and slotted into a conventional grip or used independently.
Nintendo hasn’t yet set a firm a UK release date, price or specs. We’ll keep you posted as soon as we hear more.