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The New Nintendo Direct is Here, Here Are Some Of Its Biggest Announcements

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Nintendo has scheduled a brand new Direct for today, February 9, 2022 without any other hints or theming announced. We'll update with the standout and notable announcements and details you need to know.

Joseph Bradford @ Feb 9, 2022 5:53 PM

More remakes of old games coming to the Switch, with both Assassin's Creed: The Ezio Collection and the Wii version of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed coming. AC's Ezio series will be hitting next week on February 17th while the force will be unleashed on April 20th.

Portal 1 and 2 are also being brought to the Switch, as well as a remake of the old Front Mission series.

Joseph Bradford @ Feb 9, 2022 5:49 PM

Triangle Strategy, the oddly named RPG from Square Enix, received its final trailer ahead of its launch on Nintendo Switch. The old-school style RPG is coming to the Nintendo console on March 4th, 2022. The RPG will be getting a demo today, and the save data will carry over to the main game on release.

Joseph Bradford @ Feb 9, 2022 5:47 PM

Mother 3 fans hoping to see the RPG brought to Switch unfortunately are still waiting, though Earthbound and Earthbound Beginnings will be hitting the platform later on today via the Nintendo Online Virtual Console.

Joseph Bradford @ Feb 9, 2022 5:46 PM

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 has been announced officially with a new story trailer. The upcoming open-world RPG will be released sometime in September 2022.

Christina Gonzalez @ Feb 9, 2022 5:43 PM

Fire Emblem Warriors - Three Hopes has been announced and it launches on June 24th.

No Man's Sky is coming to Nintendo Switch this summer.

Joseph Bradford @ Feb 9, 2022 5:38 PM

Chrono Cross is getting a remaster on Nintendo Switch, coming on April 7th. The not-so-direct sequel to the SNES' Chrono Trigger originally released in 2000, the new remaster, called Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition will be getting the ability to turn off random encounters, as well as the Radical Dreamers text adventure.

Christina Gonzalez @ Feb 9, 2022 5:12 PM

Splatoon 3 will be launching this summer, and there's a brand new trailer for the co-op mode, Salmon Run Next Wave. 


Christina Gonzalez

Christina is MMORPG.COM’s News Editor and a contributor since 2011. Always a fan of great community and wondering if the same sort of magic that was her first guild exists anymore.