Nintendo Switch’s unboxing was made with stolen console

You should patiently wait for the next two weeks.

Remember the unboxing and Nintendo Switch’s UI presentation we shared last week? It appears that the console wasn’t exactly delivered before the debut, but rather stolen. There’s the official statement from Nintendo of America:

Earlier this week, individuals claimed to prematurely purchase a small number of Nintendo Switch systems from an unspecified retailer. Nintendo has determined these units were stolen in an isolated incident by employees of a U.S. distributor, with one system being illegally resold. The individuals involved have been identified, terminated from their place of employment and are under investigation by local law enforcement authorities on criminal charges.

As a reminder, Nintendo Switch will release next week on March 3rd. Until Fall 2017 the console will offer free online services, with a few interesting titles releasing in the next few months.