Nintendo Switch homeowners are in for fairly the 12 months forward! In the most recent Nintendo Direct video presentation, Nintendo detailed all kinds of video games coming to the system this 12 months and into 2022 – with some video games launching later at the moment!
The video outlined one thing for everybody, together with:
- … the subsequent video games in franchises like Bayonetta 3, Splatoon 3 and Kirby and the Forgotten Land, a brand new 3D platforming-adventure within the Kirby collection.
- … huge growth DLC for MONSTER HUNTER RISE and free downloadable content material for Mario Golf: Super Rush.
- … a brand new membership plan for Nintendo Switch Online that features entry to a rising library of basic Nintendo 64 and SEGA Genesis video games, in addition to all the present advantages of the service, similar to NES and Super NES video games, exclusives like Tetris® 99 and PAC-MAN 99, and extra.
- … a number of thrilling new video games from SQUARE ENIX like Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars, Chocobo GP and TRIANGLE STRATEGY.
- … remakes and compilations of nostalgic classics, together with the HD remastered Actraiser Renaissance, Shadowrun Trilogy and Castlevania Advance Collection, a compilation that includes basic Castlevania video games from the Game Boy Advance and Super NES programs.
“Heading into its sixth year, Nintendo Switch and its wide variety of games continue to offer experiences for various types of players. In this latest Nintendo Direct, we are looking ahead to a year packed with new games in well-known franchises, as well as unique and exciting titles from our development and publishing partners.”
Nick Chavez, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Communications.
To view the Nintendo Direct video in its entirety, go to https://www.nintendo.com/nintendo-direct/09-23-2021. Some of the highlights revealed within the video embody:
- Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack: A brand new membership plan is coming to Nintendo Switch Online in late October with basic Nintendo 64 and SEGA Genesis video games. In addition to all the advantages of a Nintendo Switch Online membership similar to on-line play, entry to a rising library of NES and Super NES video games, and extra, members can play choose titles like Mario Kart 64 on-line with as much as 4 gamers for the primary time ever (extra equipment required; bought individually)! The full listing of basic video games launching for the expanded service, with extra Nintendo 64 and SEGA Genesis titles coming sooner or later, is as follows:
Launch Lineup of Nintendo 64 Games
- Super Mario 64
- The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
- Mario Kart 64
- Star Fox 64
- Sin and Punishment
- Dr. Mario 64
- Mario Tennis 64
- Yoshi’s Story
Upcoming Nintendo 64 Games (With More To Come!)
- Pokémon Snap
- The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask
- Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards
- Mario Golf
- Paper Mario
- F-Zero X
Launch Lineup of SEGA Genesis Games
- Sonic the Hedgehog 2
- Streets of Rage 2
- Ecco the Dolphin
- Castlevania: Bloodlines
- Contra: Hard Corps
- Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine
- Golden Axe
- Gunstar Heroes
- Phantasy Star IV
- Shining Force
- Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
Nintendo Switch Online memberswill additionally have the ability to pre-order two new controllers that resemble the unique Nintendo 64 and SEGA Genesis controllers at a later date. These wi-fi controllers can be utilized to play these basic video games on Nintendo Switch Online. More particulars about Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack, together with launch timing and worth, shall be revealed at a later date.
- Kirby and the Forgotten Land: The subsequent Kirby journey on the Nintendo Switch system goes 3D! In this new 3D platforming game, gamers can freely navigate areas utilizing acquainted Kirby copy skills. What lies in retailer for Kirby as he explores a mysterious setting crammed with deserted buildings from a previous civilization? Find out when Kirby and the Forgotten Land launches for Nintendo Switch in spring 2022.
- Bayonetta 3: A brand new trailer for this fashionable, action-filled sequel confirmed off gameplay for the primary time, revealing a brand new search for Bayonetta and new mechanics, together with the power for Bayonetta to straight management demons. Bayonetta 3 will launch for Nintendo Switch in 2022. More details about the game shall be launched at a later date.
- MONSTER HUNTER RISE: SUNBREAK:Capcom is at present engaged on a large, paid DLC growth for the hit Nintendo Switch game MONSTER HUNTER RISE. The growth will embody newly added tales, locales and monsters, in addition to newly added looking actions and quest rank. MONSTER HUNTER RISE: SUNBREAK is scheduled to be launched in summer time 2022. More details about this huge growth shall be revealed sooner or later. In the meantime, soar into MONSTER HUNTER RISE through the game’s first sale – occurring now by way of 11:59 p.m. PT on Oct. 3.
- Splatoon 3: The subsequent game on this INK-redible collection options new and returning levels in 4-v-4 battles, in addition to new weapons by no means earlier than seen within the Splatoon video games. In the game’s single-player marketing campaign, mammals is likely to be returning … however what does this imply? Find out extra when extra particulars about Splatoon 3, which is scheduled to launch in 2022, are revealed sooner or later.
- Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars: A spellbinding expertise from the inventive minds of YOKO TARO and Yosuke Saito is about to unfold. In Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars from SQUARE ENIX, gamers will sq. off in experiences that reveal themselves by way of playing cards, together with turn-based battles, the place their expertise – and somewhat little bit of luck – will decide the victor. This recent tackle tabletop RPGs launches for Nintendo Switch on Oct. 28. Players can check out the free demo and pre-order Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars later at the moment!
- Chocobo GP: Get prepared for a brand new racing expertise! Race as acquainted FINAL FANTASY characters like Chocobo and Gilgamesh utilizing particular character skills and Magicites to hurry previous the competitors. Engine customization choices may also be accessible, in addition to native* and on-line** multiplayer. Up to 64 gamers can compete in a bracket-style event to find out the racing champion! Chocobo GP launches solely for Nintendo Switch in 2022.
- TRIANGLE STRATEGY: In February, SQUARE ENIX despatched out a survey for the demo model of TRIANGLE STRATEGY. Since then, the builders have been updating the game, with a give attention to changes to the issue, in addition to enhancements to on-screen visuals, digital camera controls and the power to view previous conversations. The gorgeous HD-2D technique RPG TRIANGLE STRATEGY launches for Nintendo Switch on March 4, 2022.
- Actraiser Renaissance: The basic Super NES game Actraiser returns on the Nintendo Switch system, now remastered in HD! In Actraiser Renaissance, strike down monsters within the side-scrolling motion part, Realm Acts, and domesticate lands within the world-building creation part, Realm Management. Enjoy the much-loved unique rating and a rearranged soundtrack that includes new music. New levels and boss battles additionally await. Actraiser Renaissance launches for Nintendo Switch … later at the moment!
- Dying Light 2 Stay Human – Cloud Version: In Dying Light 2 Stay Human – Cloud Version, grasp each parkour and tactical fight to outlive on this brutal open-world motion RPG. Explore alone or with as much as three others in on-line co-op.** Unravel the darkish secrets and techniques of these in energy through the day, then plunder the lairs of the contaminated at night time. Choose sides and resolve the destiny of the City. Dying Light 2 Stay Human – Cloud Version launches for Nintendo Switch on Feb. 4, 2022. A free demo for the game may also be accessible on the identical day. But that’s not all: The prequel, Dying Light: Platinum Edition, can also be coming to Nintendo Switch on Oct. 19. Pre-orders for the prequel begin at the moment!
- DELTARUNE Chapter 2: The new growth to DELTARUNE Chapter 1 has arrived! Enter DELTARUNE Chapter 2 and as soon as once more expertise a hilarious and emotional story within the mysterious Dark World. Players will dodge the whole lot, from balls of yarn to ambulances and missiles, in inventive assaults that attraction to newcomers and not-so-beginners alike. DELTARUNE Chapter 2 shall be accessible as a free replace for homeowners of DELTARUNE Chapter 1 later at the moment!
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons Update: A brand new free replace is coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons this November! More particulars shall be revealed in an Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct airing in October. Follow Isabelle on Twitter for extra info!
- Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass DLC: On Oct. 29, the second wave of Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass content material arrives with a newly playable character duo, extra levels and emotional new story sequences. Defend Hyrule because the quirky duo character, Purah & Robbie, and their array of historical know-how. See how locations just like the Coliseum and Kakariko Village regarded 100 years previously in new story levels. Learn extra in regards to the Champions and the mysterious Guardian in emotional new story sequences because the battle for Hyrule’s future continues! Players who buy the Expansion Pass may also achieve entry to Wave 1 of the DLC, which is already accessible.
- The Final DLC Fighter in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is…: …going to be revealed quickly! Masahiro Sakurai, the director of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game, will host a remaining “Mr. Sakurai Presents” video on Oct. 5 revealing the ultimate DLC fighter. This would be the final presentation about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC, so be certain to tune in!
- Mario Party Superstars: It’s nearly time for Mario Party Superstars, which launches for Nintendo Switch on Oct. 29! In addition to the principle Mario Party mode, which can see the return of a number of basic boards from the Nintendo 64 period, together with Woody Woods, Yoshi’s Tropical Island and Horror Land, Mario Party Superstars may also characteristic the minigame mode Mt. Minigames, which incorporates the aggressive Survival course and the cooperative multiplayer course Tag Match, amongst different programs.
- Mario Golf: Super Rush DLC: FORE! More free content material is coming to Mario Golf: Super Rush. Later at the moment, two new playable characters shall be added to the game: Koopa Troopa and Ninji! In addition to those characters, two new programs shall be added – the snowy BlusteryBasin and the desert-set Spiky Palms – in addition to the power to alter the issue degree of the CPU opponents. Download all this new content material in Mario Golf: Super Rush beginning later at the moment!
- Disco Elysium – The Final Cut: In this groundbreaking role-playing journey, interrogate folks and uncover clues with the assistance of 24 interior expertise. The participant’s behaviors and accessible selections will change relying on how they develop these expertise, straight impacting how the story progresses. Disco Elysium – The Final Cut launches digitally on Nintendo Switch on Oct. 12. The bodily model of the game launches in early 2022. Pre-orders for the digital model begin at the moment!
- STAR WARS: Knights of the Old Republic: A beloved Star Wars game is coming to Nintendo Switch! Blast off to fascinating planets and be part of forces with Jedi, droids and outcasts on this mix of motion, role-playing and journey. STAR WARS: Knights of the Old Republic launches for Nintendo Switch on Nov. 11. Pre-orders for the game begin later at the moment!
- Castlevania Advance Collection: Castlevania Advance Collection brings collectively 4 basic Castlevania video games – Castlevania: Circle of the Moon, Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance, Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow and Castlevania: Dracula X – with deathly lovely graphics and hauntingly epic music. Rewind, Quick Save and Button Mapping options may also ramp up the battle towards evil. All regional variations of every game, in addition to a gallery mode with never-before-seen art work, are included. Castlevania Advance Collection launches for Nintendo Switch … later at the moment!
- Disney Magical World 2: Enchanted Edition: Players are invited to dwell in a magical world with Mickey Mouse and dozens of Disney characters! Spend time with Disney buddies, craft whimsical costumes and furnishings, and discover pleasant Disney-themed worlds. All downloadable content material from the unique Nintendo 3DS model may also be included when Disney Magical World 2: Enchanted Edition launches for Nintendo Switch this vacation season.
- Shadowrun Trilogy: Cyberpunk meets fantasy on this three-game assortment of cult basic RPGs. As a Shadowrunner mercenary, gamers will discover a dystopian future the place magic has reawakened and fantasy creatures have come again to life. Immersive branching narratives, skill-based character progress and gripping turn-based tactical fight await in Shadowrun Trilogy, launching for Nintendo Switch in 2022.
- Shin Megami Tensei V: Players excited to dive into this subsequent title within the acclaimed Shin Megami Tensei collection can pre-order the game beginning at the moment! Shin Megami Tensei V launches solely for Nintendo Switch on Nov. 12.
- Rune Factory 5: In Rune Factory 5, gamers can develop crops, tame monsters and crew up with townsfolk to discover a large world. But once they aren’t off on adventures, they’ll additionally discover friendship and love amongst a colourful solid of characters. Rune Factory 5 launches for Nintendo Switch on Mar. 22, 2022.
- Arcade Archives PAC-MAN / Arcade Archives XEVIOUS: Two basic NAMCO video games are coming to Nintendo Switch as a part of the Arcade Archives collection. Play arcade hits PAC-MAN and XEVIOUS at house or on the go once they each launch for Nintendo Switch … later at the moment!
The Nintendo Direct presentation additionally featured a montage of upcoming Nintendo Switch video games, together with HOT WHEELS UNLEASHED, a high-speed racer launching on Sept. 30 that lets gamers accumulate the very best autos within the Hot Wheels universe, construct spectacular tracks and dive into high-octane races; Surviving the Aftermath, a procedurally generated world-building game set in a post-apocalyptic future, launching this winter; and Wreckfest, a demolition derby-themed racing game with soft-body harm modeling, refined driving dynamics and in-depth automobile upgrading, launching for the Nintendo Switch system this fall.
Source: Nintendo PR