Today marked the first time in over a year that we’ve gotten a full Nintendo Direct special, and the company didn’t disappoint. A number of surprise announcements came down the pike, including some reveals that will leave Nintendo Switch owners quite pleased over the next year.
Here are a number of the big highlights!
A New Splatoon!
Following the sales success of Splatoon 2, a third chapter in the series is in the works for 2022! It’ll feature bigger arenas, more gameplay features, more customization and, of course, more squid weirdness!
Skyward Sword Returns!
It’s been a few years since The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword debuted on Wii, and now it’s coming back in remastered form on Switch, set to debut on July 16! For good measure, you’ll also be able to get special Zelda JoyCons on the same date, completing your collection!
Take A Swing With Mario Golf
Mario Golf: Super Rush is officially ready to hit the links on Nintendo Switch, arriving on June 25th . It’ll feature a ton of gameplay modes, including an all-new Speed Golf mode, as well as a new story. Master the links and play with your friends!
No More Heroes III Release Date!
It won’t be too much longer before Travis Touchdown returns to the Nintendo Switch, as the highly anticipated No More Heroes III drops on August 27. Grab your saber and prepare to do battle with some wicked aliens.
There’s Always Time For Fall Guys
After making a splash on PlayStation 4 and PC, Devolver Digital’s Fall Guys will finally debut on Nintendo Switch this summer, bringing all its manic multiplayer goodness with it.
Famicom Detective Club Finally Debuts In The US
The long awaited Famicom Detective Club games will finally get to North America for the first time! Play these Nintendo Switch mysteries starting on May 14th!
A Different Kind Of DC Adventure
DC’s best super heroines (and villains) will get a different kind of adventure with DC Super Hero Girls: Teen Power, debuting on Nintendo Switch on June 4th.
Animal Crossing Meets Super Mario Bros.
Later this month, an update will come to Animal Crossing that will introduce a variety of Super Mario Bros. themed items to the fray. And, yes, it’ll be free!
Project Triangle Strategy
Square Enix has a stunning new strategy game coming to the Nintendo Switch – and there’s a demo out today that you can download and try!
A New Star Wars Game!
LucasArts continues to surprise, this time with a new Star Wars free-to-play multiplayer game coming to Switch. Look for Hunters to debut this summer!
Xenoblade Once Again Attacks Smash Bros. Ultimate
A two-in-one combatant from Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is due for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on Nintendo Switch! Prepare for Pyra and Mythra to join the party soon.
Plants vs. Zombies: Battle For Neighborville
The hit multiplayer game will bring all its goodness to Switch on March 19, in a new Complete Edition that unlocks everything!
Capcom Arcade Stadium Is Here!
Though we just previewed it a little while ago, Capcom Arcade Stadium is here for Switch! Download it now and get 1943 for absolutely free!
Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Expands!
There’s more goodness coming to the hit sequel for Hyrule Warriors! Check out the trailer above and get ready for more battles.
Knockout City Brings The Dodgeball
Electronic Arts and Velan Studios will debut a crazy new dodgeball game for Nintendo Switch this summer. Who’s ready for a trip to Knockout City?
Samurai Warriors 5
Yes, you’ll once again get to slay hundreds of warriors in your wake when the latest Samurai Warriors game debuts this summer for Switch!
The Ninja Gaiden Saga Returns!
Last but certainly not least, Ryu Hayabusa is once again carving up foes with three of his legendary adventures in one place – the Nintendo Switch! Look for it on June 10.
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