The first announcement from the Nintendo Direct Mini is that The World Ends With You will be coming to Nintendo Switch as the - Final Remix - Edition. On Switch, it can be played using either the Joy-Con controllers or the touch screen. No specific release date was mentioned, but it is now planned for sometime during the year. There are going to be some DLS content for Pokken Tournament DX, Super Mario Odyssey and Mario + Rabbids. Wave 1 will contain Aegislash and support Pokemon Rayquaza and Mimikyu.
New hardware sales increased by 38.3 percent, which was attributed to a strong Nintendo Switch demand and the release of Microsoft's Xbox One X. On the software side, Call of Duty: WWII and Nintendo Switch titles contributed to a rise of 7.3 percent. Kirby Star Allies was announced at the E3 show previous year.
Kirby Star Allies (March 16) - This game was originally announced at E3, but Nintendo has confirmed some "new abilities" for Kirby and co. when the game launches in March. Co-op friends can also combine their abilities to produce new effects. The game will be available from April 24.
There are free demos available on the Nintendo eShop for Kirby Battle Royale and Dragon Quest Builders.
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Third-party developers shied away from the Wii U, but can't wait to get their games on the Switch. Ys VIII is a JRPG with anime cut scenes and an action-oriented battle system. Select from a cast of butt-kicking heroines, as the name entails, and throwdown with opponents in tag-team matches that require more than just taking down HP.
The first major releases are Platinum Games classics Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2, coming on 16 February.
Fe is a new type of platform adventure where the story is up to you to discover, without handholding, told wordlessly through the discoveries you make during gameplay. After the lackluster reception of Ultra Smash, it seems the team behind the games went back to the drawing board, and this title looks much more promising. Both these games apart from being best sellers in their own right, also happen to be the highest rated games in history.
On New Year's Eve, Cheap Arse Gamer tweeted out a screenshot of placeholder SKUs on Amazon for upcoming Switch games, only reinforcing the idea that new Switch announcements were just over the horizon.