Two weeks earlier than the launch of the Nintendo Switch OLED mannequin, Nintendo is airing a 40-minute Nintendo Direct to showcase video games you may want to play on it. Catch all the information and bulletins proper right here at 6 p.m. EDT/3 p.m. PDT on Thursday, Sept. 23.

We’ve embedded the YouTube broadcast above; Nintendo can also be streaming the occasion on its official website and Twitch channel.

The most up-to-date Nintendo Direct got here throughout E3 2021 in July, so the most recent present is ripe for a serious announcement or two — particularly because the Nintendo Switch (OLED Model) arrives Oct. 8, 2021. A brand new console wants video games, too, in spite of everything.

We’ve been anticipating extra a few main Animal Crossing: New Horizons replace since that was introduced again in July. The June Nintendo Direct didn’t make any point out of a content material replace, and followers have been antsy sufficient for brand new stuff that the corporate felt it essential to thank them for his or her persistence. Some 32 million copies of the game have been bought as of this summer time.

We’re additionally ready on information of the 82nd — and final — playable character coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Creator Masahiro Sakurai mentioned on the finish of June that Fighters Pass Vol. 2 would be the final premium DLC provided for the 2018 game, and it has one slot left to announce.

Rumors for the previous few weeks have advised that Game Boy and Game Boy Color games would be coming to the library of titles accessible to Nintendo Switch Online subscribers. Nintendo 64 video games may additionally be a part of the combination, according to more recent rumors. Nintendo hasn’t mentioned something formally, after all — so if that is taking place, Thursday is a good time to clear issues up.

Fans are additionally hopeful that they’ll hear extra a few Xenoblade Chronicles sequel, Bayonetta 3 (first introduced on the finish of 2017), or presumably the official title for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild sequel introduced in June. There’s no affirmation any of these three will really get a reveal at this present, so that you’ll have to tune in to discover out like the remainder of us.