Big Announcements From Today's Nintendo Direct Mini (March 26, 2020)
Surprise! Today, a new Nintendo Direct Mini was finally shown giving us a glimpse of what to expect in the next few months. While some of the announcements may not be too surprising, there are some great games coming to the Nintendo Switch as early as… today. Here are all the announcements from today’s Nintendo Direct Mini.
Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition releases May 29, 2020
The rumors were true! Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition will launch for Nintendo Switch on May 29, 2020. Along with enhanced graphics and performance, a new epilogue called Xenoblade Chronicles Future connected will be the end cap for Shulk’s adventure. More details can be found here.
Borderlands, BioShock, and XCOM coming to the Nintendo Switch
It’s official: BioShock: The Collection, XCOM 2 Collection, and the Borderlands Legendary Collection are coming to Nintendo Switch on May 29, 2020! #2KSwitch
— 2K (@2K) March 26, 2020
2K Games is bringing some of its most popular titles to the Nintendo Switch. BioShock: The Collection, XCOM 2 Collection, and Borderlands Legendary Collection will also be available on May 29, 2020. Yes, this means BioShock, BioShock 2, Borderlands, Borderlands 2, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, and XCOM 2 will all be playable on the Switch. More details can be found here.
Catherine Full Body coming to Nintendo Switch
— 任天堂株式会社 (@Nintendo) March 26, 2020
The M Rated Atlus title, Catherine Full Body, is coming to the Nintendo Switch on July 7. Back in February, the Switch port was rated in South Korea, so it’s no surprise we got an announcement during this Nintendo Direct Mini. Regardless, it brings the beloved title to a portable platform which is great. More details can be found here.
The next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fighter will be an Arms character
Yes, you saw that right. The next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fighter, and the first for the game’s second wave of DLC is an Arms character. While it is still a mystery who from Arms will be added to Smash, the fighter will be available in June this year. More details can be found here.
Bravely Default 2 gets free demo today
More information about Square Enix’s upcoming JRPG Bravely Default 2 was detailed during the direct. If you want to check out the game now, there is a demo available on the Nintendo eShop starting today. More details can be found here.
Star Wars Racer Coming to Switch Soon, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy available now
Finally, everyone’s favorite Star Wars racing game, Star Wars Racer, will be coming to the Nintendo Switch at a later date. However, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy is available right now for Nintendo’s platform, allowing players to customize their very own Jedi. More details can be found here.
Panzer Dragoon Remake is available today, Switch timed exclusive
Panzer Dragoon: Remake is now available on #NintendoSwitch!
Are you ready for a remarkable journey through the beautiful and mysterious world?
— Panzer Dragoon: Remake (@PanzerDragoonRE) March 26, 2020
Yes, the Sega Saturn classic is coming to the Nintendo Switch today. Panzer Dragoon Remake will be a timed exclusive for Nintendo’s console which means it will become available on other platforms in the future. You can find more details here.
Pokemon Sword and Shield expansion The Isle of Armor gets new details
The Nintendo Direct Mini capped with an update for the Pokemon Sword and Shield expansion The Isle of Armor. This included information on the legendary pokemon Kubfu, the Towers of Two Fists challenge, and the pre-order bonus for buying the expansion pass early. More details can be found here.
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