New Switch ports and video games announced in Nintendo Direct


Payday 2 was also announced for the Switch.

The World Ends With You The World Ends With You will see the re-release on Nintendo Switch. The first game came out late 2011 and is often regarded to be one of the hardest games of all time. However, most fans will enjoy The World Ends With You. It will be a paid DLC set to be released in spring 2018.

The first wave of content will drop on January 31, which will include support set Mega Rayquaza and Mimikyu and a new battle character, Aegislash. A 2nd wave includes Blastoise, Mew, and Celebi. The game is co-op focused and has new powers such as spider and artist. The demo can be downloaded from the eShop and played docked or portably. It includes all the content and DLC from the Wii U and 3DS versions, as well as new outfits from Breath of the Wild. Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition will be releasing on the Switch this Spring.

Mario Tennis Aces Nintendo also announced Mario Tennis Aces at Nintendo Direct Moni 2018.

The announcement of the game's launch was made alongside other high-profile announcements, such as Mario Tennis and Dark Souls, just to name a few. The update also brings new outfits for Mario and filters for Snapshot mode. It's a new competitive mode that can be accessed by speaking to Luigi in New Donk City. Once you talk to him, you can choose to hide a balloon or find one.

New members of the Kong family! The Wii U's underratedDonkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is getting ported to the Switch, out on May 4th.

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Donkey Kong is heading to Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is heading to Mario + Rabbids as a playable character, complete with a new storyline and world.

Mai, Yuri, Kula, and more are all back in SNK Heroes: Tag Team Frenzy, a fighting game featuring all the main gals of King of Fighters.

Much like the Nintendo DS outing, the Nintendo Switch game will support gameplay via both the Joy-Con and the touchscreen controls. Up to four players are able team up and fight through levels with the various abilities you normally expect in a Kirby title.

The port of the co-op heist shooter is making its way in February. Payday 2 will launch on February 27, 2018. Most games shown during the presentation were slated for a spring or summer release, though, so perhaps the game will be available within the next two quarters if development goes smoothly. It sees players guiding the titular Fe, a fox-like creature, through a vibrantly stylised "living, breathing" forest ecosystem, communicating with the flora and fauna through song in order to defend the world from hostile entities known as the Silent Ones. Whether or not this new control scheme using motion controls or traditional button inputs has yet to be clarified, however. The game will also feature a story mode.

You can now take one of the most infamously hard experience of the last generation with you wherever you go. Dark Souls: Remastered includes the Artorias of the Abyss DLC, as well as improved framerate and resolution from the original Dark Souls game for your return to Lordran.