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Switch and Play Events

After the Nintendo Switch system is unveiled to the world during the Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017, Nintendo’s next home gaming system is traveling across North America.

Preview Tour

The Nintendo Switch system is the star of an interactive multi-city tour providing hands-on time for fans, gamers, families and everyone in between. Each Sunday’s stop is open and free to the public to attend. Please join us to be among the first people in the world to experience Nintendo Switch.

Space is very limited and fans will be let in on a first-come, first-served basis. Early arrival is highly recommended.

Toronto Sunday, January 29, 2017

Time: 10 a.m. ET (doors open)

Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Hall A, 255 Front Street West, Toronto Note: Exhibit hall A is located in the North building. The entrance is situated at 255 Front Street West, between the InterContinental Toronto Centre to the east, and the CN Tower and Rogers Centre to the west.

Please do not arrive earlier than 7 a.m. ET, as lines will not begin forming until that time. Wristbands will be handed out for specific sessions beginning at approximately 8 a.m. ET.

Minors (17 years of age or younger) must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Washington D.C. Sunday, February 12, 2017

Time: 10 a.m. ET (doors open)

Location: Dock 5 at Union Market, 1309 5th St NE, Washington DC 20002 The entrance to Dock 5 is located in the rear of Union Market at 1309 5th St NE. Free Parking is available in the Union Market parking lot, which is accessible via 6th St NE.

Please do not arrive earlier than 7 a.m. ET, as lines will not begin forming until that time. Wristbands will be handed out for specific sessions beginning at approximately 8 a.m. ET.

Minors (17 years of age or younger) must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Chicago Sunday, February 19, 2017

Time: 10 a.m. CT (doors open)

Location: Revel Fulton Market, 1215 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL 60607 Revel Fulton Market is accessed off of the parking lot doors located at the corner of Racine & Fulton Market street.

Please do not arrive earlier than 7 a.m. CT, as lines will not begin forming until that time. Wristbands will be handed out for specific sessions beginning at approximately 8 a.m. CT.

Minors (17 years of age or younger) must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

San Francisco Sunday, February 26, 2017 Time: TBA Location: TBA

Los Angeles Sunday, March 5, 2017 Time: TBA Location: TBA

More chances to experience Nintendo Switch

PAX South Friday - Sunday January 27 - 29, 2017 San Antonio

PAX East Friday - Sunday March 10 - 12, 2017 Boston

SXSW Thursday - Saturday March 16 - 18, 2017 Austin

Me: why are they even asking Austin about game play?? like why would they care about that freak-

Austin: Sometimes I feel like (Natalie) has a better pulse on the game than James

Me: