Watch the first leaked video of the Nintendo Switch out in the wild

Jacob Siegal

If you thought the Nintendo Switch leak we shared earlier today was big, just wait until you see this. On Thursday afternoon, a member of the NeoGAF forum claimed that he had received his Switch early, and posted a photo of the system to prove it. As you’d expect, the rest of the forum immediately lit up, telling him to share details about where he got it and asking him to post a video of it in action.


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He followed through on the second request, slapping together a 3-minute video with him booting the Switch up, connecting to Wi-Fi, setting up the Joy-Con controllers,  and navigating through a few menus:

There are plenty of interesting (albeit small) reveals throughout the video. For example, we now know that only 25.9GB of the console’s internal storage will actually be usable. In other words, you’re going to need an SD card if you plan on buying a Switch, so you might as well check out our guide for Switch SD cards.

Unfortunately, our leaker didn’t get his hands on any games, so we’ll have to live with video of the user interface for now. Thankfully, our own Nintendo Switch should be arriving very soon, and we’ll have a full review of the console, some launch games and more coverage in the coming days and weeks.

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