Splatoon 3, Mario Golf and more shown in new Nintendo Direct

Nintendo revealed a whole list of new games and release dates while highlighting upcoming Switch releases

Nintendo held its first Nintendo Direct livestream in quite some time on Wednesday and revealed quite a few new games, release dates and more.

The Feb. 17, 2021, Direct stream lasted 50 minutes and 45 seconds and was packed full of game footage from both known titles and new announcements.

Among the games discussed were Splatoon 3, Mario Golf Super Rush, Miitopia, Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ upcoming Super Mario content, Star Wars: Hunters, Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD and much more.

Take a look at the following list for a full rundown of what’s coming to Nintendo Switch. You may also watch a replay of the Direct via Nintendo’s official YouTube channel below.

Everything shown at the Feb. 17, 2021 Nintendo Direct:

  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Xenoblade Chronicles characters Mythra and Pyra coming
  • Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout – summer 2021
  • Outer Wilds – summer 2021
  • Famicom Detective Club – Two visual novel games coming to North America for the first time on May 14
  • Samurai Warriors 5 – summer 2021
  • The Legend of Mana – June 24
  • Monster Hunter Rise – New trailer and special pro controller announced
  • Mario Golf Super Rush – June 25
  • Capcom Arcade Stadium – Launches today
  • Tales from the Borderlands – March 24
  • Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse – March 16
  • No More Heroes III – Aug. 27
  • Neon White – June 4
  • DC Super Hero Girls: Teen Power – June 4
  • Plants Vs. Zombies: Battle For Neighborville Complete Edition – March 19
  • Miitopia – May 21
  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Super Mario items coming in a Feb. 25 update
  • Project TRIANGLE STRATEGY – 2022 – A debut demo is coming with an opportunity to provide feedback on the game
  • Star Wars: Hunters – Free-to-Play competitive multiplayer game coming this year
  • Knockout City – EA’s multiplayer dodgeball game coming to Switch
  • World’s End Club – May 28
  • Hades – physical release March 19
  • Ninja Gaiden Master Collection – June 10
  • Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity – Expansion Pass coming
  • Bravely Default II – new trailer – Feb. 26
  • Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection – Feb. 25
  • SaGa Frontier Remastered – April 15
  • Apex Legends – March 9
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 – New information later this year
  • The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD – July 16 – Will use motion controls with Joy-Con and buttons-only controls using a twin-stick method
  • Skyward Sword – New Joy-Con set coming July 16
  • Splatoon 3 – 2022

Published by Daniel Wilson

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