Those of you in the US may remember that last year Play Nintendo traveled around the States with demos, contests and photo opportunities. This year is set to be a follow-up, though it seems a bit more all-ages.

You can check out an example floor plan below, as well as the scheduled locations.

June 9-11
Irvine, California
Irvine Spectrum Center

June 16-18
Pleasanton, California
Alameda County Fair

June 23-25
Bloomington, Minnesota
Mall of America®

June 30-July 2
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Henry Maier Festival Park (Summerfest Grounds)

July 7-9
Chicago
Navy Pier

July 14-16
Glendale, Arizona
Arrowhead Towne Center

July 20-23
San Diego
Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina (San Diego Comic-Con)

July 28-30
Arlington, Texas
The Parks Mall at Arlington

Aug. 4-6
Miami, Florida
Aventura Mall

Aug. 11-13
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Musikfest

Aug. 18-20
New York
DUMBO Waterfront

Aug. 25-27
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
King of Prussia Mall

Sept. 2-4
Baltimore
Harborplace

As for the games on offer, we also have a list of those. It’s worth noting, however, that E3 will happen shortly after the first stop, so more games could crop up.

Nintendo Switch games scheduled to appear on the tour include:

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • 1-2-Switch
  • Snipperclips – Cut it out, together!
  • ARMS
  • Splatoon 2
  • Super Bomberman R
  • Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers
  • Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition

Nintendo 3DS games scheduled to appear on the tour include:

  • Pokémon Sun
  • Pokémon Moon
  • Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS
  • Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS
  • Hey! PIKMIN
  • Miitopia

    Those who pre-order games at the tour stops themselves will get a Nintendo branded PopSocket mobile accessory device, while supplies last. Checking in at the events with My Nintendo will also give you some points, as well as a free gift.


    Source: Nintendo PR

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    Written by Tom Brown

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