UPDATE: Nintendo has announced that it will reveal Switch pricing, specs, and more during a special presentation on January 12, 2017.
Nintendo has also confirmed that the Switch will have special hands-on preview events for the public and media across the United States and Europe:
"Kimishima also announced that Nintendo Switch sampling events for invited media, partners, and consumers will take place in the U.S. and Europe after the presentation at later dates. There will be opportunities for the public to participate in other hands-on events around the same time, details of which will be announced later," reads the press release announcement.
Original story is as follows.
Nintendo may allow consumers to try out its new Switch console-handheld hybrid before it launches in March 2017.
Nintendo will apparently set up in-store hands-on demos of its new Switch console sometime in the future. According to Wall Street Journal's Takashi Mochizuki, who attended Nintendo's latest investor relations meeting in Japan, Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima suggested that consumers and gamers would be given ample time to get acquainted with the new hardware before its made available on store shelves.
Nintendo also announced that it expects to sell at least 2 million Switch consoles by the end of FY16, which coincides with the Switch's launch in March 2017.