The next generation of Nintendo consoles is now. As of this article’s writing the Nintendo Switch, formerly known as the NX, has launched. Coincidentally, the console’s release day arrives just two weeks from the two-year anniversary of Nintendo’s announcement of the console. Nintendo had announced the console’s existence on March 17th, 2015. For 19 months, it was only known by the NX, its codename. It wasn’t until October 20th of last year that the console was officially unveiled as the Nintendo Switch. The console comes with 12 launch titles releasing worldwide, with a few bonus launch titles releasing in certain regions first.
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) March 3, 2017