What you need to know
- A PowerA Nintendo Switch carrying case themed after Overwatch was briefly listed on Amazon.
- The listing has since been pulled down, as it evidently wasn't supposed to go live yet.
- This officially licensed carrying case being listed could hint towards Overwatch coming to the Nintendo Switch.
Overwatch might finally be on its way to the Nintendo Switch. A listing for a PowerA Nintendo Switch carrying case briefly went live on Amazon before being pulled down. According to the description, this case is officially licensed by both Nintendo and Blizzard Entertainment.
This was first spotted by Twitter user Wario64, who shared the discovery:
Overwatch-themed Nintendo Switch case (PowerA) listed on Amazon https://t.co/5pceXbSUrZ
"Officially Licensed by Nintendo and blizzard entertainment" pic.twitter.com/yfK0YzmLuNOverwatch-themed Nintendo Switch case (PowerA) listed on Amazon https://t.co/5pceXbSUrZ
"Officially Licensed by Nintendo and blizzard entertainment" pic.twitter.com/yfK0YzmLuN— Wario64 (@Wario64) August 26, 2019August 26, 2019
Very shortly after being spotted, the listing was taken down. The former link has been saved here, in case it comes back online.
Since the carrying case has pulled down, it seems likely it was supposed to be saved for another time, perhaps to coincide with a specific announcement, like Overwatch coming to the Nintendo Switch. The game still hasn't come over yet and bringing it to another option on the Nintendo Switch would be a great way to garner new support.
With the Nintendo Switch Lite on the way, Nintendo might want to have some game announcements to drop in late September. Maybe Blizzard could even bring cross-save and crossplay between some of the platforms at the same time. That way, someone who has invested a lot of time and money into their account would be willing to pick up a second version of the game. Regardless, we'll keep you updated if the listing comes back online or if there's an official announcement.
Samuel Tolbert is a freelance gaming writer who started working for iMore and its sister sites Windows Central and Android Central in July 2019. He handles news, previews, reviews, and exclusive original reporting, and has also been featured on TechRadar.
With a background studying engineering before he shifted his focus to gaming journalism, he's skilled at identifying technical advantages and disadvantages provided by different hardware. If he’s not writing something, he’s off playing video games, spending time with his pets, exercising, or reading. He's also fond of trying to draw things with his iPad.
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