Gonna be so awesome, wish I was getting one @launch. I'm so jelly of your wife
I've got two coming. It was one of the strangest preorders ever. They never dropped when expected, and dribbled onto sites all day and night. I had every alert I could find, and most only notified me after things were sold out. NowInStock is probably my favorite of these sites. Just don't expect it to be great until after the initial item drop.https://www.nowinstock.net/videogaming/consoles/nintendoswitch/
I stayed up as late as I could Thursday night, even though Friday is our busiest day for shipments. I got an email about 3AM from Amazon saying the Switch was up for preorder, but the item was still reading "Coming Soon". IGN emailed me that preorders were live on Amazon also, and it was the same. I waited, refreshed, and checked every site I could think would have one, and none ever showed a live preorder. I went to bed about 4AM. I woke up at 8 to head to the office, and found that Amazon finally went live at 6AM, but sold out quickly. I think it was at 9AM that I found Target had some in stock and I preordered one. About 10AM Gamestop showed some stock of bundled systems, but everyone was up and looking, so the website crawled. I got logged in, and got one preordered. Since my Gamestop credit card, address and other info was already on file, I didn't have to wait to enter any of it or wait while it put in a test charge. I think that helped. Later that afternoon they had some consoles showing stock, so I ordered just a console. Once it went through I cancelled the original bundled console.
I still have my fingers crossed that both will ship. I've heard that Gamestop cancelled several preorders, as did Target. I am still showing both orders still open online and with only 2 weeks to go, I hope things go smoothly.