Feb 9 Nintendo Direct coverage

It’s time for a Nintendo Direct! This presentation will be roughly 40 minutes and cover upcoming games for the Nintendo Switch in the first half of the year. With Pokémon Day drawing near, we don’t expect any major reveals for the franchise. We’ll still cover the biggest news and you catch watch the Direct below.

Highlights from the Nintendo Direct

  • Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes coming on June 24
  • Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp coming April 8
  • No Man’s Sky coming to the Nintendo Switch summer ’22
  • Mario Strikers Battle League available June 10
  • Splatoon 3 Salmon Run Next Wave shown, third game launching summer
  • Front Mission 1st remake coming
  • Disney Speedstorm is a free-to-play kart racer launching this summer
  • Star Wars: The Force Unleashed coming April 20
  • Assasin’s Creed collection coming this year
  • SD Gundum Battle Alliance coming this year
  • Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition coming April 7
  • Kirby and the Forgotten Land releasing March 25
  • KH 3-game cloud collection releasing February 10
  • Klonoa Fantasy Reverie Series coming July 8
  • Portal: Companion Collection launches for Switch later this year
  • Live A Live releasing July 22
  • Nintendo Switch Sports revealed, coming April 29
  • Taiko no Tatsujin game featured
  • Triangle Strategy demo playable to end of Ch. 3 coming today
  • Metroid Dread getting Dread Mode and Rookie Mode coming today, another free update in April adds Boss Rush mode
  • Mario Kart 8 getting new courses remastered from past games as paid DLC. Total of 48 courses through the end of 2023. First wave coming March 18; included with Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pass subscription or sold separately
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3 coming September 2022

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