Nintendo Switch – South African pricing and launch date

Takealot has listed the launch date and local pricing for the Nintendo Switch gaming console.

The console is available for pre-order and comes with a choice of grey Joy-Con controllers or Neon Blue and Red Joy-Con controllers.

The Switch is a handheld-and-traditional console that includes a dock which allows it to charge and connect to a television.

Takealot has also listed local pricing for Switch accessories and games, including the Pro Controller and Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

South African pricing for the Switch and accessories is as follows:

  • Nintendo Switch with Neon Red and Neon Blue Joy-Con – R5,299
  • Nintendo Switch with Grey Joy-Con – R5,299
  • Carrying Case and Screen Protector – R349
  • Switch Pro Controller – R1,199
  • Nintendo Switch AC Adapter – R499
  • Switch Joy-Con Charging Grip – R549
  • Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – R880
  • Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Limited Edition – R1,299

The price listed for the Switch includes a R300 pre-order discount. Consumers are expected to pay the full price of R5,600 if they purchase it after 3 March 2017.

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Now read: Everything South African gamers need to know about the Nintendo Switch

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