Nintendo Switch Price Revealed: How much does the new console cost?

Nintendo Switch Price Revealed: How much does the new console cost?
Source: Nintendo
Source: Nintendo

The Nintendo Switch's price has been revealed.

After months of waiting, Nintendo finally pulled the lid off of its new Switch console in a massive reveal event in Tokyo. One of the biggest questions we had about the home/handheld console hybrid was how much it would cost. Drum roll, please: 

The official price of the Nintendo Switch.
Source: 
Nintendo

Now we know. The Nintendo Switch price officially starts at a suggested retail price of $299.99 in North America. Additionally, online play in multiplayer games will be free at launch during a trial period, but will cost an as-yet-unknown fee starting in fall 2017.

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For more info on what Nintendo revealed during its livestream, here's where you can get details on the Nintendo Switch pricerelease datepre-orders and battery life. If you're interested in the Nintendo Switch's games, here's info on the new Super Mario Odyssey game, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildSplatoon 2Xenoblade Chronicles 21-2-Switch and the goofy boxing game Arms.

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Alex Perry

Alex Perry is a video games writer at Mic. Before Mic, he was at Business Insider. He can be reached at aperry@mic.com.

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