Super Mario Maker 2, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, ASTRAL CHAIN™ and TETRIS® 99 announced for Nintendo Switch in the latest Nintendo Direct!


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The latest Nintendo Direct presentation was host to loads of new announcements, including Super Mario Maker 2, ASTRAL CHAIN from PlatinumGames, DRAGON QUEST® XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age, and a stylish re-imagining of The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, all of which are heading to Nintendo Switch this year!

There was also the surprise release of TETRIS® 99, an online 99-player battle royale that’s free to download* right now and is playable as an exclusive offer for Nintendo Switch Online members. Fire Emblem fans were also given an in-depth look at Fire Emblem: Three Houses, which arrives July 26th alongside the Fire Emblem: Three Houses Limited Edition**.


On top of that, even more titles were shown off for Nintendo Switch, including MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order, DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS 2, BOXBOY! + BOXGIRL!, DELTARUNE, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice and many more!

Free demos available now!*

Can’t wait to play these upcoming games? Free demos of Yoshi’s Crafted World and DAEMON X MACHINA are available to download now from Nintendo eShop or via our website***!

Download the free Yoshi's Crafted World demo here!

Download the free DAEMON X MACHINA: Prototype Missions demo here!

Check out the video above to see all the announcements, including updates on downloadable content for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker.

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