ravelers will have the exciting opportunity to encounter surprises starting February 13 at selected major airports across the U.S. as Nintendo will be arranging for Nintendo Switch On The Go pop-up airport lounges. Nintendo products and chances for for hands-on time with the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite systems are expected to be featured in the lounges.

The lounges assure participants convenience and comfort with charging ports, snug seating, and Nintendo Swith game demos playable in both Handheld mode and TV mode. Some of the games that will be featured at the demo areas include popular titles such as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Super Mario Odyssey, Super Mario Party and Tetris 99, among others.

Travelers can order Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite systems and receive a free carrying case with their order while visiting the Nintendo Switch On The Go experience. Furthermore, they can order select Nintendo Switch games and Nintendo merchandise.

Plus! There would be a free Nintendo Switch branded luggage handle wrap and a $10 coupon from Target to use on any Nintendo purchase of $75 or more for visitors who will stop by.

Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Nick Chavez hopes that travelers discover how Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite can be great companions for their trips. “Spending time with Nintendo games at our On The Go lounges will give people the opportunity to begin or end their journeys with a smile,” he said.

The Nintendo Switch pop-up lounges and gateway experiences are scheduled to appear at the following airports, located beyond passenger screening:


Passengers with flights booked at these airports are encouraged to swing by after passing. They're also encouraged to wave hello if they spot Lakitu above the clouds! There could be no better way to wait before embarking on a journey.

Feb 19, 2020

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