Nintendo has yet again shown some interesting new details on games for its Switch console at the Direct presentation. The list includes high profile upcoming titles and some new software add-ons in its Switch Online subscription service
Some of the big title announcement, which will launch within two months, contains remake of “The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening” and “Luigi’s Mansion 3”. On top of that, Nintendo’s busy fall will also see the launch of the new Switch Lite console.
While there are a lot of things to discuss the event, we have compiled a list with some big-name titles. Here are the 7 biggest announcements from Nintendo Direct.
Blizzard’s Overwatch to launch on October 15th
The world needs heroes.
The fight for the future arrives on Nintendo Switch October 15! pic.twitter.com/Bbf5xhaRs6
— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) September 4, 2019
Blizzard’s Overwatch is finally releasing on Nintendo Switch on October 15th with some nice deals and 14 character skins as well. Nintendo is also giving a three month’s subscription to players, which will allow them to play any modes of the game in Nintendo’s Switch online.
Return of the Obra Din coming this fall
Return of the Obra Din, which was only available on Windows PC and Mac platform will also be available on Switch this fall. It’s an award-winning indie mystery game which has a unique time travel mechanism as well as ‘1 bit’ monochromatic art style, making this puzzle game one of the most amazing games in recent day.
Little Town Hero from Game Freak is coming out next month
Little Town Hero, a role-playing game from Japanese developer Game Freak is releasing next month on October 15th. Surprisingly the music of this game will be developed by Undertale creator Toby Fox.
Banjo-Kazooie is now available in Super Smash Bros
Banjo-Kazooie duo, which was announced at E3, is now available in Super Smash Bros. Players can get these characters through the Fighter Pass DLC.
Fatal Fury’s Terry Bogard is also in Super Smash Bros
Terry Bogard is another character that is being added in the Super Smash Bros. The character is from a classic fighting game Fatal Fury and it will be the fourth of five DLC characters to be added in the game. Players can now play with the character along with Banjo-Kazooie. On top of these characters, Nintendo also expressed that they are planning to add some new characters in the coming month.
SNES Titles are now available on Nintendo Switch
From today, Nintendo is offering 20 retro games for Switch Online users’ library. Some of the retro games contain The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Super Metroid, Super Mario Kart with couch co-op support, Star Fox and many more. The $20 annual subscription fee of Switch Online will cover these titles for free.
Moreover, Switch Online subscribers will also get an exclusive custom wireless SNES controller made by Nintendo.
Nintendo’s genres of games coming to Switch
The RPG that brought together the worlds of #FireEmblem & Atlus comes to #NintendoSwitch with new story elements to characters joining you in battle for the first time! Enter Tokyo & unleash your creative energy when #TokyoMirageSessions #FE Encore hits the stage 1/17. pic.twitter.com/CkICOojU2K
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) September 4, 2019
Along with other huge announcements, Nintendo disclosed a variety of genres with a decade of gaming history. It comprises of Divinity: Original Sin 2 – Definitive Edition, Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore, Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise, Doom 64, Vampyr and Trails of Mana.