Nintendo Switch Direct February 13, 2019 highlights


nintendo had their next Nintendo Direct today ans there was a LOT. So in case you missed it, here’s a summary of the biggest things you need to know.

  • The first announcement was Super Mario Maker 2, coming in June 2019 with all new customization items..
  • Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 The Black Order, summer 2019 action rpg with story local and online 4 player co op.
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate update released no details regarding their 3.0 update except confirming that Joker withh be coming by the end of April. New Amiibo figures will also be coming in support of the game.
  • Captain Toad Treasure Tracker is getting an update on the Switch. All courses will now support co-op which will be available today. There will also be 19 new challenges on 5 new courses as paid dlc called the “Special Episode.”
  • Dragon Quest XI S Echoes of an Elusive Age Definite Edition is coming to Switch. This version will feature crafting abilities, mini games like casino and horse racing and more. You can switch between old and new graphics, as well as can switch between audio as well switching between old or new age music.
  • There is a Starlink Battle For Atlas update coming, adding the Star Wolf team, as well as Slippy. Peppy and Falco also added from Star Foxs team. The update will also add in Star Wing battles and more!
  • Yoshi Crafted World is almost here! There are many types of game mechanics coming with it like rafting, plains, and racing. There will be bosses and you will be able to craft costumes with in game coins to give yourself protection from enemies. There will be over 180 costumes. A demo is being made available today, the game itself will release March 24th, 2019.
  • Fire Emblem Three Houses will feature three houses: Black Eagles, headed by Edelgard, Blue Lions, headed by Dimitri, and Golden Deer, headed by Claude, and you will choose the house you wish to support. The game is set to realese July 26, 2019.
  • Tetris Battle Royale…er, Tetris 99. Last player standing wins version of Tetris. Attack enemies to make them mess up. Available today.
  • Deltarune Chapter 1 will be coming to the Switch on February 28th on the Nintendo eshop for free, later chapers will be released as paid chapters though.
  • Final Fantasy 7 will release on the Switch on March 26, 2019. Final Fantasy 9 will also be released today.
  • Astral Chain is a new game being developed by Platinum Games coming out on August 30, 2019. More at a later date but it looks very promising in my opinion!
  • Nintendo teased Bayonetta 3, but no real details were released.
  • The Legend of Zelda Link’s Awakening is getting an HD remake on Switch, coming out in 2019, More details will be released later.

So that’s what they had in store for us today, while there were no setails about Animal Crossing, which I’m incredibly sad about, there was a lot of news to wrap your head around.