Gamers, rejoice! Another exciting Nintendo Direct is set to happen this September 14, at 10 AM ET. Fans around the world are already anticipating what surprises Nintendo has in store for them. It’s a great time for video game enthusiasts to be a fan of the Japanese video game giant. With this imminent event, let’s dive into what we can expect in the upcoming Nintendo Direct.
Nintendo has announced they will focus on games coming this winter. While the rumors of a new console persist, Nintendo has confirmed that the Switch will have an exciting lineup of first-party games throughout next year.
In addition to the winter releases, we might also get updates on upcoming titles like Luigi’s Mansion Dark Moon and a new game featuring Princess Peach, both set for 2024. Among the imminent launches are Super Mario Bros. Wonder, WarioWare Move It!, Detective Pikachu Returns, and Super Mario RPG. We can also look forward to the arrival of the final DLC courses for Mario Kart 8 by the end of the year, as well as two expansions for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.
With Nintendo, surprises are always in store, so there’s a chance of announcements about long-awaited titles like Metroid Prime 4. And who knows, we might even get a release date for Hollow Knight: Silksong. Get ready for an exciting Nintendo Direct full of game updates and surprises.
What we know about the upcoming Nintendo Direct is that it’s going to be 40 minutes in length, and it focuses on games targeted for the Nintendo Switch system, including games launching in 2021 and beyond. With that said, there are already a few speculations and predictions regarding what Nintendo will unveil during this event. Chances are they’re going to announce release dates and showcase gameplay trailers for the much-awaited sequels for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2, Metroid Prime 4, and Bayonetta 3.
Aside from the major game titles mentioned above, there are plenty of other anticipated titles for the Nintendo Switch, such as the long-awaited No More Heroes 3, a remake for The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles, and maybe an update regarding the highly successful game title, Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Fans also hope to get a glimpse of potential new games or remakes of classic games for the Nintendo Switch.
There is also a high chance that the Switch hardware itself will be a subject of discussion. Fans have been eagerly waiting for the release of a new Nintendo Switch model with a larger OLED panel and better hardware. Industry reports indicate that the unveiling of this new model might happen during this event.
Aside from game titles and hardware, Nintendo has also promised to show some new crossover content with other video game properties. They have teased this, with mentions of Mario + Rabbids’ 2022 sequel, Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games: Tokyo 2020, and Shin Megami Tensei V.