Lucky Japanese Nintendo Fans Accidentally Got The Switch Early

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The Nintendo Switch will be released on March 3 worldwide. Today, however, is March 1. Yet, a couple lucky folks in Japan apparently got their consoles delivered two days early.

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Via Splatoon Nawabari, here is a Switch that was sent out early.

[Image via Splatoon Nawabari]
[Image via Splatoon Nawabari]
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As the label says, it was slated to be delivered on March 3, but...

[Image via Splatoon Nawabari]
[Image via Splatoon Nawabari]

Oops!

[Image via Splatoon Nawabari]
[Image via Splatoon Nawabari]
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The original Tweet got over a thousand likes.

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Here is another lucky individual who also apparently got a Switch today.

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So far, these do appear to be isolated incidents.

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Meanwhile, everyone else with pending Switch orders hopes their delivery service also screws up, bringing the console two days early.


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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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DISCUSSION

Honestly, if it ain’t the red and blue version, you may as well return it or throw it in the trash.