Nintendo Switch is Coming January 14, 2017 Tech Nintendo announced on the 12th that the Switch was coming. The next day they began pre-orders in their New York flagship store. Today they launched a live stream to give consumers an in-depth look at the new gaming system. Launch is scheduled for March 3rd with a retail price point of $299. Much to the chagrin of gamers all over, the price point is higher than expected and they are making themselves heard about their disdain. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of followup comments via e-mail.