06 November 2019 14:50
Get the latest news and videos for this game daily, no spam, no fuss. The much-anticipated September Nintendo Direct aired on Thursday, and at 40 minutes long, it had a lot on offer. This presentation for September 2019 was teased as focusing primarily on 2019 Switch games, we did get a look at some games releasing in 2020. But without a doubt, the focus was on what you can play on Switch in the next few months--as well as a number of things you can play right now (or this week), such as new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC, SNES games, and a whole lot more.
On that front, we have a roundup of the Switch games and DLC released after the Direct that you can pick up right now. The leaked Switch version of Overwatch was confirmed right at the start of the broadcast, and that was followed by a furious slate of announcements. Everything from Deadly Premonition 2 to additional Smash DLC characters to Star Wars and so many more things were shown. Below, you'll find a recap of all the news from the event, as well as the post-broadcast Smash presentation that delivered a few additional announcements. Overwatch is officially coming to Nintendo Switch; it releases on October 15.
The RPG Trials of Mana releases on Switch on April 24, 2020. One of last year's most acclaimed PC games, Return of the Obra Dinn, is coming to Switch. Return Of The Obra Dinn Coming To Switch Later This Year Little Town Hero Is GameFreak's New Game The new game from Pokemon maker GameFreak has been revealed as Little Town Hero, and it's coming quite soon. Pokemon Developer's Next RPG, Little Town Hero, Gets Release Date The newest DLC fighter in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Banjo & Kazooie, was announced earlier this year. But the Direct brought news of a surprise release for the character(s)--they're out now. Ultimate Banjo-Kazooie Details - Moves, Music, New Stage Ultimate Character Revealed, More Fighters Coming With a new character available, Nintendo revealed what's next for Smash Ultimate DLC: The next fighter will be Terry Bogard from Fatal Fury. New Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC Is Coming While only five DLC fighters were confirmed to be coming to Smash Ultimate, Nintendo announced that even more will follow this batch. Ultimate Is Getting More DLC Fighters New Super Smash Bros. New costumes based on games like Pokemon and Undertale (Sans!) have been released. Wii U game Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE is headed to Switch in the form of an "Encore" version with a new song that wasn't in the original, along with other new story elements and more content. Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore Coming To Switch Quirky Twin Peaks-like game Deadly Premonition is now available on Switch as Deadly Premonition Origins. Nintendo Direct: Deadly Premonition 2 Confirmed--That's Right, It's Happening One of the best RPGs of recent memory, Divinity: Original Sin 2 Definitive Edition is releasing on Switch--and it's out now. Nintendo Direct: Divinity Original Sin 2 Is Out On Switch Right Now Divinity: Original Sin 2 Has Cross-Saves Between Switch And PC--That's A Big Deal The classic shooter Doom 64 is coming to Switch. Doom 64 Coming To Nintendo Switch This Year New mech game Daemon x Machine releases soon, and you'll be able to try it now. Star Wars game Jedi Knight II Jedi Outcast is being ported to Switch later this month. One Of The Most Beloved Star Wars Games Is Coming To Switch As rumored, the Assassin's Creed Rebel Collection is coming to Switch. It releases on December 6 and includes two games: Rogue and Black Flag. Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag And Rogue Come To Switch Partway through the Direct, Nintendo showed a game montage with a variety of games, including a new Just Dance and Devil May Cry 2, the latter of which releases on September 19. Nintendo's latest Direct presentation aimed its focus on upcoming Switch games, and the publisher rocked the house by pointing at a bunch of titles that will be available in the next few days and months. The console is getting a slate of Super Nintendo games that are exclusive to Switch Online subscribers, and we learned about new Super Smash Bros. characters, as well as a bunch of games that'll hit before the end of the year. Here's a rundown of all the biggest news out of the September 2019 Nintendo Direct, and don't forget to check out the full list of Nintendo Switch games and DLC released after the broadcast. Nintendo gave Switch owners a big new reason to subscribe to its online service: it's releasing 20 Super Nintendo games on the console, exclusive to subscribers and at no additional cost. The games include Super Mario World, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Star Fox, and a bunch more. Nintendo also announced an SNES Switch controller for $30 that'll also be an exclusive offer for online subscribers. Here's the full list of SNES games, all of which will be available on September 5. As leaked ahead of the Direct, Overwatch is getting a Switch port--and it's coming sooner rather than later. Nintendo announced Banjo & Kazooie for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate back at E3, but now we have a date for the latest character DLC: today. The third character addition of the $25 Fighters Pass DLC pack head to Smash with a new stage, Spiral Mountain, and a title update that adds the classic Home Run Contest mode to the game as well. Check out all the details on Banjo & Kazooie, which Nintendo detailed after the Direct. In addition to getting Banjo & Kazooie, Nintendo revealed the next Fighters Pass character added to Smash to be Terry Bogard of Fatal Fury and King of Fighters fame. Even more Smash stuff is hitting the game today. Nintendo announced new costumes based on Pokemon and Undertale. Four-Player Super Kirby Clash Released Today Adding to the roster of things available right now on Switch is Super Kirby Clash, a four-player cooperative Kirby title in which each player takes on a version of the puffy character with a different role on the team. The game is free-to-start--Nintendo's take on free-to-play--and sports a single-player mode as well. Little Town Hero Gets A Release Date Divinity: Original Sin 2 rounded out the items hitting Switch as of today. In addition to being a well-loved and well-reviewed RPG, the game also features cross-save support between Steam and Switch. Nintendo announced that Swery65's famously weird, Twin Peaks-esque game is getting a sequel in Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise, which we can expect on Switch in 2020. In the meantime, you can play the original Deadly Premonition right now--Nintendo released a Switch version called Deadly Premonition Origins that's available today. The Wii title Xenoblade Chronicles is returning from 2012 with a Switch remake. Nintendo didn't set a firm release date, but we can expect Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition sometime next year. Another rumored release that was confirmed during the Direct, the Switch will get two piratey Assassin's Creed games on December 6.