Nintendo Direct 2.17.2021: Check Out The Full Recap Here
Nintendo Direct 2.17.2021
Finally, The first Nintendo Direct presentation in a year arrives. With the massive high expectations from the fans, especially for this year the popular game franchises like Pokémon and The Legend of Zelda are celebrating anniversaries. Of course, fans expected remaster, ports, and others.
So, here are the highlights in today’s Nintendo Direct.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Pyra and Mythra from Xenoblade Chronicles are joining the roster of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Get ready as they arrive next month. Stay tuned for more updates!
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
Devolver Digital and Mediatonic will bring the multiplayer party game to the Switch this summer. This game is launched first on PS4 and PC via Steam in August 2020. It’s time for the Switch users to experience this.
Annapurna Interactive and Mobius Digital will bring the critically-acclaimed open-world mystery game, Outer Wilds for the Nintendo Switch this summer.
World’s End Club
Get ready as the Switch version of the World’s End Game is coming on May 27 in Japan and May 28 in the Western region. In Japan, this game will be available in physical and digital releases. This game is first launched on Apple Arcade in September 2020.
Samurai Warriors 5
Koei Tecmo and Omega Force take the opportunity to announce the iconic hack and slash video game, Samurai Warriors 5. It will be available just not only for the Nintendo Switch but also on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
Famicon Detective Club
Famicom Detective Club: The Missing Heir and Famicom Detective Club: The Girl Who Stands Behind is coming on May 14 via digital. Be intrigued to solve the murder mystery in May.
Legend of Mana
The classic returns as Square Enix will bring the remastered version of Legend of Mana for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC on June 24.
Monster Hunter Rise
As the arrival of the new Monster Hunter game is fast approaching, Capcom has dropped a new update for Monster Hunter Rise. The update includes a new trailer entitled Rampage which features a new and returning monster. Hunters, let’s sharpen the skills as Monster Hunter Rise is arriving next month.
Mario Golf: Super Rush
Let’s play golf with Mario as Nintendo has announced Mario Golf: Super Rush for the Nintendo Switch. Mark your calendars as the biggest Mario golf game launches on June 25.
Tales From The Borderlands
2K Games and Telltale Games will bring the adventure game Tales from the Borderlands for the Nintendo Switch on March 24. It will be available on the Nintendo eShop.
Capcom Arcade Stadium
This collection of classic Capcom games like the Street Fighter is now available for the Nintendo Switch. It’s time for the retro fans to celebrate as you can select specific packs or buy all 32 games.
Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse
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Play as a zombie, kick some people, and eat brains! Aspyr Media has revealed Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse. It’s coming on March 16 for the Switch, PS4, XONE, PC via Steam and GOG. This game is first launched on the original Xbox, PC, and Mac, in 2005.
No More Heroes III
Finally, Travis is arriving! Grasshopper Manufacture announces the release date of No More Heroes III. Mark your calendars as this game is coming on August 27.
The latest game from Annapurna Interactive, Neon White is coming to the Switch this winter. So, stay tuned for more updates!
DC Super Hero Girls: Teen Power
Join Wonder Woman, Supergirl, and Batgirl to save the city from the DC’s super-villains in DC Super Hero Girls: Teen Power for the Nintendo Switch. It’s coming on June 4.
Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville – Complete Edition
Get ready to fight the zombies as Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville – Complete Edition is coming to the Switch on March 19. It includes all the post-launch content released.
The Caligula Effect 2
FuRyu and Historia bring The Caligula Effect 2 for Switch and PS4. It’s coming to Japan on June 24.
The 3DS game is coming to the Switch finally! Miitopia is coming on May 21. Get ready to start an adventure with your favorite people.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Last time, Nintendo revealed the upcoming free content for Animal Crossing: New Horizons which is the Super Mario content. Now, it’s time to welcome Super Mario Bros.-themed items on March 1. Meanwhile, a free update is coming on February 25.
Project Triangle Strategy
A new game is coming from Square Enix. This is a mystery game that has 2D-3D style graphics like in Octopath Traveler. The demo is now available at the Nintendo eShop.
Star Wars Hunters
May the force be with you! Free to play competitive arena combat game Star Wars: Hunters for Switch is coming sometime this year. So, wait for the official announcement from Zynga.
Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection
Koei Tecmo and Team ninja will bring the classic collection, Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection for the Switch, PS4, and PC via Steam. Mark your calendars as it’s coming on June 10, worldwide.
Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity
Expand your adventures to save Hyrule! Two waves of DLCs are coming to Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. Pre-order the expansion pass now and you will get an additional in-game weapon and costume for Link starting May 28. The first expansion pack is coming in June 2021 then wave 2 is in November 2021.
Bravely Default II
With the release date is coming, Square Enix has released the final trailer for Bravely Default II. Get ready as this game is coming on February 25.
SaGa Frontier Remastered
Get ready as SaGa Frontier Remastered is coming to the Switch, PS4, PC via Steam, iOS, and Android on April 15.
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD
There’s no news for Breath of the Wild 2 yet but Nintendo has prepared a perfect gift for the 35th anniversary. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD is coming to the Nintendo Switch on July 16. This is the updated version of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword which was released for the Wii in November 2011.
Along with the game announcement, Nintendo also presented the new specially designed Zelda Joy-Cons.
The last reveal to this Nintendo Direct is a brand new game in the Splatoon series. Splatoon 3 is coming in 2022. Meet the Inklings and the Octolings soon! More info will be revealed in the future. So, stay tuned!
So, do you like the announced upcoming games for the Switch in this Nintendo Direct? If you are comment down below and tell us what’s your favorite upcoming Switch game.
If you missed out on the full Nintendo Direct, check out the video below.
Japanese Nintendo Direct
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