Weirder things have happened, but Nintendo has just announced something quite unexpected. On November 6th, a Fortnite special edition Nintendo Switch console will be made available in retail and online stores. Here’s the press release:

It’s time to board the Battle Bus and dive into a 100-player Battle Royale anytime, anywhere, with the Nintendo Switch Fortnite Special Editionbundle, launching in Australia and New Zealand on 6th November.

Since its launch on Nintendo Switch in June 2018, Fortnite has become the most downloaded game* ever launched on Nintendo Switch in Australia and New Zealand, with millions of players battling it out on the TV or in handheld mode every week.

The Nintendo Switch Fortnite Special Edition bundle, with a unique Fortnite design and exclusive yellow and blue Joy-Con, hits Australia and New Zealand on 6th November with a suggested retail price of AU$469.95.

This special bundle includes:

  • Nintendo Switch console with a unique Fortnite design on the back
  • Exclusive yellow Joy-Con (L) and blue Joy-Con (R)
  • Nintendo Switch dock with a unique Fortnite design
  • Fortnite pre-installed
  • Wildcat Bundle download code, giving access to the Wildcat Outfit and two additional styles, a Sleek Strike Back Bling and two additional styles, and 2000 V-Bucks

Source: Nintendo AU/NZ PR