Nintendo Says Early Switch Systems Were Stolen And Illegally Resold

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We’ve started to see loads of information dealing with the Nintendo Switch and just this past week we saw an unboxing of the Switch. Now Nintendo have come forth to release a statement on the matter.

Speaking with IGN, Nintendo has stated that early Switch systems were stolen and were illegally resold. Stating..

“Earlier this week, individuals claimed to prematurely purchase a small number of Nintendo Switch systems from an unspecified retailer. Nintendo has determined these units were stolen in an isolated incident by employees of a U.S. distributor, with one system being illegally resold. The individuals involved have been identified, terminated from their place of employment, and are under investigation by local law enforcement authorities on criminal charges.”

“Nintendo Switch will launch worldwide on March 3, 2017, and we look forward to everyone being able to discover the wonders of the new system for themselves at that time.”