Today’s the day – Nintendo’s E3 presentation is almost here!
Like previous years, Nintendo is opting for a pre-recorded Direct as opposed to the industry-standard live presentation – which will uploaded to Nintendo’s official YouTube channel at 9am PDT – along with a stream of Treehouse Live throughout the day!
Nintendo Treehouse Livestream
Nintendo Direct E3 2018
- Daemon x Machina coming to Nintendo Switch in 2019
- Xenoblade Chronicles 2: TORNA ~ The Golden Country DLC goes live on the Nintendo eShop September 2018
- Super Mario Party launches October 5th, 2018 for the Switch
- Fire Emblem: Three Houses coming Spring 2019
- The heavily rumored Fornite has been confirmed for the Switch and is available to download and play right now!
- Overcooked 2 coming to the eShop August 7th, 2018
- Killer Queen Black will launch later this year
- Hollow Knight is available on the eShop today for $15.00!
- A brand new demo of Octopath Traveler will be available June 14th
- Splatoon 2’s Octo Expansion DLC will be available on the Nintendo eShop tomorrow, June 13th!
- The following games were shown in a montage alongside their release dates:
- Starlink: Battle for Atlas launches October 16th, 2018
- Arena of Valor – Fall 2018
- Minecraft – June 21st
- Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Donkey Kong DLC – June 26th
- Pixark – Fall 2018
- Just Dance 2019 – October 23rd, 2018
- Dragon Ball Fighter Z – 2018
- Ninjala – Spring 2019
- Carcassonne – Holiday 2018
- Crash Bandicoot N-Sane Trilogy – June 29th
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate launches December 7th, 2018!
- The game features all fighters from every single Super Smash Bros. game ever released
- You will start with a small roster of characters, unlocking more as you progress through the game
- Eight player battles return
- All of the fighters has a new feature in some way, shape, or form
- What fans have referred to as “clones” are now officially referred to as “Echo Fighters.” Example: Dark Pit is an Echo Fighter of Pit
- Some Assist Trophies can now be KO-ed
- Ridley, Inkling, and Daisy are confirmed as new fighters
Pokémon in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
- Every single playable Pokémon fighter from the previous Super Smash Bros. games will be returning for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Pokémon Trainer, Pikachu, Jigglypuff, Mewtwo, Pichu, Lucario, and Greninja
- The Pokémon Trainer fighter’s Pokémon no longer get fatigued – allowing you to play as one Pokémon the entire round
- The Saffron City and Prism Tower stages return to Ultimate
- Pikachu Libre is confirmed as an alternate skin for Pikachu
- Leaf, the female protagonist from FRLG, is confirmed as an alternate skin for the Pokémon Trainer
- The Following Pokémon have been confirmed as Poké Ball Pokémon:
- Bewear, Alolan Vulpix, Alolan Raichu, Solgaleo, Lunala, Scizor, Abra, Deoxys, Abomasnow, Kyogre, Suicune, Latios, Latias, Eevee, Mew, Entei, and Darkrai