Nintendo games new and old will be available for anyone to play in the newly announced Nintendo Summer of Play 2017 tour. Starting in Irvine, California on June 9th, special booth areas will be set up in various cities throughout the nation to give anyone a chance to try out the latest and greatest Nintendo Switch and 3DS titles.
The Summer of Play tour will make stops in a number of locations throughout the United States, including: Irvine, California; Pleasanton, California; Bloomington, Minnesota; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Chicago, Illinois; Glendale, Arizona; San Diego, California; Arlington, Texas; Miami, Florida; Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; New York, New York; King of Prussia, Pennsylvania; and Baltimore, Maryland.
Playable games in the tour will include new titles for this summer such as
ARMS and Splatoon 2 for the Nintendo Switch and Hey! Pikmin and Miitopia for Nintendo 3DS. Other playable Switch games include: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, 1-2-Switch, Snipperclips, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers, Super Bomberman R, and Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition. The handheld side of things will also see Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon, Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS, and Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS.
Those who attend the tour will also get to try out the New Nintendo 2DS XL, and My Nintendo members will receive an exclusive My Nintendo metal water bottle while supplies last. Be sure to check out the
Nintendo events site to see specific dates for tour locations.
What do you think about the Summer of Play tour? Will you be taking advantage of it? If you are close to one of these locations and do not yet have a system or game you are interested in, it might just be the best way to get some playtime!