Nintendo UK Switch Hands-On Events Taking Place This Month In The UK

Fans within the United Kingdom will have the opportunity to go hands-on with the Switch this month

If you live within or close by the United Kingdom, you’ll have the chance to attend one of these events going hands-on with the Nintendo Switch yourself. Taking part at various location and dates this month, fans will be able to play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, ARMS, and of course The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild just to name a few. You can check out all the locations below and sign up for a time slot through the Eventbrite link

Throughout February, Nintendo is giving you the chance to sample Nintendo Switch ahead of its launch on 3rd March with exclusive hands-on sessions in three major UK cities.

You will be given the opportunity to experience the three play modes of Nintendo Switch – TV mode, Handheld mode and Tabletop mode – alongside the following titles:

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Splatoon 2

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe




There will be four two-hour sessions on each day listed below but spaces are limited. Please see below the schedule to find out how to secure your tickets.



Boxxed, 104-108 Floodgate St, Birmingham B5 5SR

  • Friday 10th February 2017
  • Saturday 11th February 2017
  • Sunday 12th February 2017


Cobden Rooms, Manchester Central, Windmill St, Manchester M2 3GX

  • Friday 17th February 2017
  • Saturday 18th February 2017
  • Sunday 19th February 2017


Tanner Warehouse, 50 Bermondsey Street, SE1 3UD

  • Friday 24th February 2017

  • Saturday 25th February 2017

  • Sunday 26th February 2017


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