With a tentative release set for March 2017 and no official word from Nintendo about anything regarding their rumoured hybrid home-handheld system, the rumour-mill has spun on and on since early last year about the company’s fabled new console. Codenamed “NX,” the long wait has left fans of the company and the gaming industry with growing amounts of anticipation, excitement, and fatigue, but at last, the wait is finally over!
Come 3pm in the UK/7am Pacific Time/10am Eastern Time, a 3-minute preview trailer regarding the new system will go live, as Nintendo unexpectedly announced via Twitter.
Be among the first to discover #NX. Watch the Preview Trailer at 7am PT/10am ET! pic.twitter.com/R2QTzjyLUo
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) October 20, 2016
Little is known about the NX, although it is known that patents have surfaced indicating a return to cartridges, that the system is powerful enough to run a game as massive as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and of course, that SEGA and Sonic Team’s own “Project Sonic 2017” will arrive on the system in Holiday 2017.