Nintendo has revealed its new upcoming games at Nintendo Direct presentation. The announcement includes Nintendo Switch titles such as The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, Mario Golf: Super Rush and Splatoon 3.
Other highlights included the announcement that Pyra/Mythra from Xenoblade Chronicles 2 will be joining the battle in Super Smash Bros Ultimate as the next DLC fighter releasing in March, and the reveal of Project TRIANGLE STRATEGY, a new tactical game from Square Enix.
Here are key takeaways:
Super Smash Bros Ultimate
The next downloadable content characters for Super Smash Bros Ultimate are Pyra and Mythra from the excellent Xenoblade Chronicles 2 from Monolith Soft. The characters from the lengthy JRPG will be arriving on the Switch exclusive in March 2020.
Splatoon 3 introduces various new features to the action-shooter series, including weapons such as the bow weapon, customisation options and new movement abilities to bring to the returning 4-v-4 Turf War matches. The game will be coming to Nintendo Switch in 2022.
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD arrives on Nintendo Switch with smoother and more intuitive controls, in addition to improved framerate and graphics. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD and the themed Joy-Con, launch for Nintendo Switch on July 16th.
Mario Golf: Super Rush
In Mario Golf: Super Rush, gamers will get to enjoy golfing with familiar Mushroom Kingdom characters through a variety of lush, scenic courses. The game features several local and online multiplayer modes including Speed Golf, which finds players teeing off at the same time and racing to the green. The game also features a Story Mode, starring your Mii character as they interact with Mushroom Kingdom characters, compete in golf challenges and earn experience points to power-up stats. It will be available on June 25th.
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
Nintendo has announced that Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is coming to the Nintendo Switch. The hit party game finds up to 60*** players running, jumping and shoving their way to victory. Dive into a series of ridiculous challenges and wild obstacle courses with masses of other competitors online, all with the hopes of making the cut and advancing to the next round of mayhem. The game launches for Nintendo Switch later this year.