You might wanna check your inbox, select My Nintendo members are receiving exclusive invitations to get their hands on the Switch.
Of course, you need to be a My Nintendo member in order to be able to receive an invitation for the Switch hands on time, and then yet that may not be enough. Certain cities around the United States are getting this offer to be able to attend to. Not every state will have hands on time with the machine before the console itself launches, but see if your city is listed that you may be able to attend to.
New York – January 13 – 15
Washington, D.C. – February 10 – 12
Chicago – February 17 – 19
Los Angeles – February 24 – 26
San Francisco – March 3 – 5
The events will be three days long in each respective city. The first two days will be accessible through invite only while the final day will be open to the public.