Nintendo and Tencent have finally revealed the launch details for Switch's long-awaited debut in China.
The console will be officially released in mainland China on Tuesday, December 10th, Seeking Alpha reports. It will be made available in retail stores, as well as through major online companies such as TMall and
The Chinese Switch will be priced at 2,099 yuan (approximately $300) and will come with a demo of New Super Mario Bros U Delxue, as well as a one-year warranty.
Niko Partners analyst Daniel Ahmad shared more details from the official news briefing via his Twitter.
There are at least 18 third-party titles currently being localised for the Chinese market, after which they will be submitted for approval. This range includes Just Dance, Hollow Knight, Mario + Rabbids, Octopath Traveler, Tools Up, Mario & Sonic at the Toyko 2020 Olympic Games, Daemon X Machina and an exclusive Rabbids Party game.
Several other developers are working on official versions of their games to be localised and approved for China, including Bandai Namco, Sega, Konami, Square Enix, Level-5 and Tencent's own internal developer Next Games.