Nintendo Switch In Stock At Nintendo Store In New York Starting Easter Monday

Posted: Apr 15 2017, 4:27am CDT | by , Updated: Apr 15 2017, 5:39am CDT, in News | Technology News

 
Nintendo Switch In Stock at Nintendo Store in New York Starting Easter Monday
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Nintendo fans can find a Nintendo Switch in stock at Nintendo's New York flagship store starting on Easter Monday morning.

The Nintendo Switch is in stock at many Walmart Stores Saturday morning according to the Nintendo Switch Stock Tracker. Consumers who fail to find a Nintendo Switch in stock can line up again at the Nintendo Store in New York on Easter Monday, April 17.

The Nintendo flagship store in New York has released a Switch sales schedule for all of next week. On Easter Monday, April 17 the Switch goes on sale at 10am. On Tuesday the sale begins at 3pm, Wednesday at 10am, Thursday at 3pm and on Friday at 10am.

Consumers living in New York or visit the Big Apple, can line up at the Nintendo store at 10 Rockefeller Plaza to score a hard to find $299.99 Nintendo Switch. The demand is still extreme for the Nintendo Switch. Shoppers need to line up at least 3 hours before the announced sale time to have a fighting chance on getting a Switch.

The Nintendo store requires shoppers to pay with credit card and show their identification. The store is only selling one Switch in 2 month to one person. Both versions of the Switch are usually available. The store usually has about one hundred units in stock.

The store is distributing wristbands to customers in line. The Nintendo Store is distributing wristbands to shoppers waiting in line. Nintendo's flagship store has offered the Switch each day last week.

The reseller prices of the Nintendo Switch start a around $375 now, a $15 drop from end of the week. The lowest priced Nintendo Switch with Gray Joy-Con is selling for $380 and free shipping. The Nintendo Switch with Neon Joy-Con still fetches over $420 on the marketplace.

Nintendo announced last week that more Nintendo Switch consoles are on the way. The Mario company said the truth. Lots of new Switch inventory has been showing up over the past days.

Nintendo started to restock the Nintendo Switch three weeks ago. GameStop kicked things off with restocking the Switch in stores. Walmart, Target, ToysRUs and even amazon.com offered the $299.99 Nintendo Switch with Grey Joy-Con. The supply for the Nintendo Switch Neon Joy-Con version was much lower. The Nintendo flagship store in New York sold Nintendo Switch each day last week.

Read our special Nintendo Switch Easter Shopping Guide to find a Switch in stock.

The new Nintendo Switch launched on March 3 and as expected, it sold out on launch day. Nintendo's comments that there would be enough Switch consoles in March to satisfy demand turned out to be untrue. Nintendo now plans to double the production of the Nintendo Switch. The company plans to make 16 million Switch consoles starting April 1 until March 2018. The original plan was to produce 8 million Switch consoles.

Nintendo is expected to ship 2 million Switch consoles in March for the global market. The number is too low and finding Nintendo Switch in stock after the initial launch batch sells out is very difficult. The Switch gave Nintendo their biggest console launch ever. The first 2-days of sales beat the Wii and all other Nintendo consoles.

Nintendo announced to have sold over 900,000 Switch consoles in March in the United States. The Switch is the fastest selling console in Nintendo's history.

It might take Nintendo until Fall to make enough Switch consoles to satisfy demand. The Switch will be one of the most popular Holiday gifts for the Holiday shopping season 2017.

For video game fans who have not pre-ordered a Switch yet, there are still chances on launch day. There have been midnight launches for the Nintendo Switch at several retailers. The online availability of the Switch is expected to be very limited on launch day.

The Nintendo Switch is a completely new video game concept. It's a mobile console first with removable small controllers. The mobile unit with display rest in a Nintendo Switch console connected to your TV. The mobile unit slides inside the Switch docking station, where it also gets charged.

The small controllers that are detachable from the mobile unit also slide onto a home controller. A new Zelda game will be amongst the launch titles for the new Nintendo Switch, formerly known as Nintendo NX.

The Nintendo Switch games sell for $59.99 like the games for the PS4 and Xbox One. The announced Nintendo Switch game line-up includes Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Nintendo killed region locking on the Nintendo Switch. Any game sold in any region will be playable on the Nintendo Switch.

The system will include the main console, Joy-Con (L) and Joy-Con (R) controllers, a Joy-Con grip (to which two Joy-Con are attached and used as one controller), a set of Joy-Con wrist straps, a Nintendo Switch dock (which holds the main console and connects it to a TV), an HDMI cable and an AC adapter. Two stylish versions of the system will be released: a version with a set of gray Joy-Con, and a version with one neon blue and one neon red Joy-Con. Both versions will be the same price.

Read the latest Nintendo Switch updates and also check out our Nintendo NES Classic shopping guide.

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