Today’s tech news: Southwest Airlines gives free Nintendo Switch for passengers


Southwest Airlines gave passengers free Nintendo Switch video game consoles on a recent flight.

Southwest held a sweepstakes on July 15 that promised to give away a free Nintendo Switch device and a digital copy of “Mario Maker 2” every day until Aug. 13.

However, on Wednesday, passengers flying from Dallas to San Diego on Southwest Flight 2246 all got a console for themselves.

Southwest and Nintendo partnered together in 2013 to make sure one flight received free Wii U devices and a copy of “Super Mario Maker,” too

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