No Virtual Console On Switch At Launch; Shovel Knight & FAST RMX Are Launch Titles

Nintendo have announced some new details regarding the Nintendo Switch. First up is the fact that the Virtual Console won’t be available at launch. No word has been officially given yet on when it is planned to come to the system, however.

Next are some details on the Nintendo eShop. On day one, an update will be required to access the eShop; it will be quick and can be downloaded in the background while playing games. Any money in your Wii U or Nintendo 3DS eShop wallet can also be accessed on the Switch if your Nintendo Account and NNID have been connected.

Finally, Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove, Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment, and FAST RMX are now all confirmed to be Nintendo Switch launch titles. In addition, a Nindies Showcase will happen on February 28th at 9 a.m. PT to show off various Indie titles coming to Nintendo Switch.

Nintendo Switch launches March 3rd, 2017.



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