Nintendo News: UK Tour And VR Plans For Switch

Feb 03, 2017 09:37 PM EST | Jayde Marvynne Zamora


Nintendo comes up with big announcements for their Switch Campaign. Big N revealed the UK tour campaign and virtual reality possibilities. This is to advertise and encourage more gaming enthusiasts to join the Switch hype train.

The hybrid console, Nintendo Switch is coming to London, Birmingham, and Manchester for a one-time hands-on opportunity. Game titles such as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Splatoon 2, Mario Kart 8: Deluxe and other launch titles will be available to play during the said event.

Tickets are only limited to two persons only. The Nintendo Switch UK tour starts at Birmingham on February 10-12 followed by Manchester on February 17-19, and lastly London on February 24-26. Fans should secure tickets ahead of time since tickets are expected to run out fast.

In other news, Nintendo President, Tatsumi Kimishima discussed Nintendo Switch's Virtual Reality possibilities. In a report by IGN, Kimishima says that the company is studying VR implementation to Switch.

But, there are some concerns the company has to look at along the way. "If we are able to resolve the issues with playing [VR] comfortably for long hours, we will support it in one form or another," said Kimishima. Since the VR technology if proven cause number of comfort-related issues, Nintendo wants to make sure it uplift to the console's main purpose.

Virtual Reality has been a long-time discussion within Nintendo's top executives. The Switch possesses all the core aspects of the Virtual Technology. But, the company aims to release a gaming platform that can be enjoyed for a long period of hours, carries value, and affordable.

Nintendo Switch release date is on March 3, 2017. Basing on the feedback it received all over social media from the past days, the console will more likely be a success.

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