KEY POINTS

  • Nintendo announced the pop-up lounges will be running through March at select major airports across the U.S.
  • The lounges will feature demo stations forthe Switch and Switch Lite consoles along with some of Nintendo's biggest games 
  • Travelers will be able to order a Switch, Switch Lite, select games and other Nintendo merchandise from the lounges

Nintendo announced Wednesday it will be setting up a handful of pop-up lounges at select U.S. airports to allow travelers to relax and make their wait for flights more enjoyable.

The Nintendo Switch On The Go pop-up airport lounges and will be set up at four major U.S. airports in through March. The lounges will feature Switch and Switch Lite demo stations. Available games will include “Super Mario Odyssey,” “Mario Kart 8 Deluxe” and “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.” The lounges also will feature comfortable seating and charging ports.

The first lounge will open at Dallas Love Field Airport from Thursday through March 26. Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C., Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle and O’Hare International Airport in Chicago will have lounges running from Friday through March 29.

Only passengers with booked flights who have passed the TSA screening will be able to visit the lounges.

“With a vast library of exciting entertainment to launch into, we hope travelers discover that Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite make great companions for their trips,” said Nick Chavez, Nintendo of America’s senior vice president of sales and marketing. “Spending time with Nintendo games at our On The Go lounges will give people the opportunity to begin or end their journeys with a smile.”

Nintendo said travelers will be able to order a Switch or Switch Lite console at the lounges, which will come with a free travel case. Select games and Switch accessories also will  be available to order.