The countdown is almost over for the Nintendo Switch launch at 12:00am this Friday, March 3rd, and fans in Australia and New Zealand will be the first in the world to celebrate at one of many Nintendo Switch midnight launch events this evening. Hosted by EB Games in Australia and New Zealand, the midnight launch events begin on the evening of Thursday, March 2nd, with some stores planning to open early on Friday, March 3rd for those who cannot attend a midnight launch.
Headlining the Melbourne midnight launch events, EB Games Swanston Street is hosting a midnight launch this Thursday evening at Federation Square Amphitheatre. Featuring entertainment from 9pm, more information about EB Games Swanston Street midnight launch event can be found at their official Facebook event page. For more information on EB Games local events in Australia, please visit the EB Games Events website, while more information on EB Games local events in New Zealand can be found on the official listing on the Nintendo Australia and New Zealand website.
Fans getting a Nintendo Switch at launch can also share their Nintendo Switch moments by using the hashtag #NintendoSwitchAUNZ on Twitter and Instagram, and see how others around Australia and New Zealand are starting to “Switch and Play”! More information about #NintendoSwitchAUNZ and launch events can be found at the official Nintendo Australia and New Zealand website.