We’re here to gather every announcement in one place so you don’t miss any of the Nintendo Direct news, trailers, or gameplay videos, and as always, we’ll update this article during the show. Let us know below what you are most excited about and happy Nintendo Direct Day!
The sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is called The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and will be released on May 12, 2023
In addition to another brief taste of gameplay, we finally have a release date and name for the sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
Yes, on May 12, 2023, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom will be released on Nintendo Switch.
Pikmin 4 will finally arrive in 2023
While we haven’t learned much about it, Shigeru Miyamoto stopped by Nintendo Direct to announce that Pikmin 4 will finally be released on the Switch in 2023. This news has been on the way for a long time as Miyamoto previously claimed the game was “very close. upon completion “in 2015.
Fire Emblem Engage has been announced as a new main game and includes Marth
Fire Emblem Engage is the next main entry in the Fire Emblem series and will follow a story set a thousand years after four realms sealed off the great evil known as Fell Dragon. In Engage, players will become a divine dragon called Alear who must work to collect the emblem rings to “restore peace to the Elyos continent”. During your journey, you may also have other previous Fire Emblem characters joining your party such as Marth and Celica.
Fire Emblem Engage will be released on Nintendo Switch on January 20, 2022.
Octopath Traveler 2 has announced new heroes and the same wonderful art style
Octopath Traveler 2 will be released on February 24, 2023 and will bring with it a whole new group of heroes and a whole new story to experience, all with the same wonderful art style that sets the original apart from other JRPGS.
Final Fantasy Theatrhythm: Final Bar Line is a celebration of the franchise’s music and will be released early next year
Final Fantasy Theatrhythm: Final Bar Line is the latest celebration of the franchise’s music and is a first in the series that started on 3DS. This new game will feature over 385 tracks and will allow two players to play locally and up to four players online. It will also have a season pass that will add 90 new songs, including some by Nier, Octopath Traveler and Live a Live.
Final Fantasy Theatrhythm: Final Bar Line will be released on Nintendo Switch on February 16, 2023.
Goldeneye 007 (with online play!), Mario Party and Pokemon Stadium lead the pack of new N64 games headed to Switch
Nintendo has revealed some upcoming games that will soon be added to Nintendo Switch Online, and perhaps the most exciting is Goldeneye 007. If that wasn’t exciting enough, Goldeneye will also include online play. In addition to Goldeneye, Pilotwings, Mario Party, Mario Party 2, Mario Party 3, Pokemon Stadium, Pokemon Stadium 2, 1080 Snowboarding and Excitebike 64 will join the service in 2022 and 2023.
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion will be released on December 13, 2022
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion will be officially released on Switch and other platforms on December 13, 2022. It tells the story of Zach Fair and will be a remaster of the classic for PSP.
Wave 3 of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course pass will include tracks from Mario Kart Tour and Mario Kart DS
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: Wave 3 of the Booster Course Pass will launch this holiday and will include courses like Mario Kart Tour’s Merry Mountain and Mario Kart DS’s DS Peach Gardens.
Xenoblade Chronicles 3: Wave 2 of DLC adds a new mechanical hero called Ino
The second wave of DLC for Xenoblade Chronicles 3 will add a new mechanical hero called Ino. It will also add challenge battles and new outfits. The DLC will arrive on October 13, 2022.
Splatoon 3’s first Splatfest will have Inkling choose between gear, Grub, or fun
The first Splatfest for Splatoon 3 is coming soon and will ask players to decide whether they would prefer to take Gear, Grub or Fun with them to a desert island.
Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life is getting a remake as Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life
GameCube’s Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life will be remade as Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life and will be released on Switch in Summer 2023.
Harvestella receives a demo today before the November 4th release date
Square Enix has announced that Harvestella will receive a demo today before the November 4th release date. Additionally, the demo will allow you to transfer your save to the full game once it is started.
Fatal frame: the lunar eclipse mask arrives in the West
Fatal Frame: Mask of the Lunar Eclipse, first released in Japan on Wii in 2008 and never made in the West, will arrive on Nintendo Switch in early 2023.
Tunic Adventures to change by the end of the month
Tunic, the adventure game starring an adorable fox that draws great inspiration from The Legend of Zelda, arrives on Nintendo Switch on September 22, 2022.
It takes two to arrive on Nintendo Switch in November
It Takes Two, the fascinating co-op adventure, will be released on Nintendo Switch on November 4, 2022.
The creators of Danganronpa have announced the Master Detective Archives: Raincode
From the creators of Danganronpa, Master Detective Archives: Raincode will play players as amnesic detective Yuma as they work to solve crimes in a multinational controlled metropolis that never stops raining. Master Detective Archives: Raincode will be released in the spring of 2023.
Spongebob Squarepants: Cosmic Shake Swims for Change in 2023
Spongebob Squarepants: Cosmic Shake will bring Bikini Bottom to Switch in 2023, complete with voice actors from the show.