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Nintendo Is Launching A New Console And People Are Freaking Out

Nintendo announced the Switch, a hybrid handheld and a console gaming machine, to intense internet fanfare.

Last updated on July 3, 2018, at 1:54 p.m. ET

Posted on October 20, 2016, at 1:39 p.m. ET

Nintendo revealed its new console, the Switch, on Thursday.

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Nintendo's trailer for the Switch showcases the console's ability to transition from console to handheld so you can play games in a variety of situations. According to a press release, Nintendo already has a slew of publishing partners for the Switch, including Electronic Arts, Capcom, Activision, Sega, Square Enix, Warner Bros, and others. It's been four years since Nintendo debuted the Wii U.

People were shook.

Never forget your heritage. #NintendoSwitch

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Well damn, I've never owned a Nintendo console but... it's so cool... and who doesn't love a switch 😘 https://t.co/jsQvlY2WVY

Can't believe Nintendo finally revealed their new console. It's been a long and agonizing wait but I AM EXCITED. https://t.co/tROvOxCDkd

But not so shook that they didn't have jokes.

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Can't unsee the puppy ears... #NintendoSwitch

>Pokemon S&M >Nintendo Switch why is Nintendo so horny

I'm already desperate for the #NintendoSwitch...

The Switch will be available in March 2017.

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