Now that we’ve gotten the biggest news from today’s Nintendo Direct out of the way, let’s do a quick recap of what else was announced.

  • Kirby’s Return to Dreamland Deluxe will bring a Wii classic to Switch. The 2.5D side-scroller will come to the console bearing 4 player local co-op.
  • Octopath Traveler 2 has been announced. It will feature new heroes and a new storyline. Expect this one on February 24, 2023, on PC, PS4, PS5 and Switch.
  • Goldeneye 007 (with online play), Mario Party, 1080 Snowboarding, Pokémon Stadium and Pokémon Stadium 2 lead the charge as N64 classics heading to Switch
  • Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion will be released on December 13th
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC: Wave 3 will include Peach Tour from Mario Kart DS and Merry Mountain from Mario Kart Tour
  • Nintendo Switch Sports will get its promised (free) golf mode this holiday
  • Mario Strikers: Battle League will get its second free update later this month, adding Pauline and Diddy Kong as well as a new stadium, additional gear and more,
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3 will add a new mechanical hero by way of DLC
  • Resident Evil Village Cloud will let Switch owners play the much talked about horror title
  • Fatal Frame: Mask of the Lunar Eclipse is finally coming west in early 2023
  • Final Fantasy Theatrhythm: Final Bar is a celebration of the franchise and its music, and will be released next year
  • Tunic comes to Switch on September 27th
  • It Takes Two is coming to Switch on November 4th, and will be playable on one console or two consoles
  • Martial arts hit, Sifu, is coming to Switch on November 8th
  • Tales of Symphonia Remastered is scheduled for 2023
  • SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake is coming to Switch in 2023
  • Choose whether to bring gear, grub or fun to a desert island, when Splatoon 3’s first Splatfest occurs from September 23-25


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