Nintendo Switch update – Nintendo Direct set to reveal huge amount of new games
Nintendo Switch fans could be about to find out about a slew of new and unannounced titles for the system in an upcoming Nintendo Direct.
Rumours are circulating that the House of Mario are preparing to hold a brand new Nintendo Direct in either September or October.
The last Nintendo Direct was held during E3 2019, and that was a belter – with some major announcements that had been demanded from fans revealed.
From Banjo Kazooie coming to Smash Bros, to Witcher 3 getting announced for the Switch, to the surprise reveal of Breath of the Wild 2.
The E3 2019 Nintendo Direct was one for the ages, but it looks like Ninty could have another stellar broadcast up their sleeves.
A number of alleged leaked images of a terminal at a GameStop store have emerged.
The first revealed a dozen unannounced Nintendo Switch titles were allegedly listed on the retailer’s systems.
And now, hot on the heels of that image, another alleged leaked image taken of a GameStop terminal has emerged.
And this shows even more unannounced Nintendo Switch games have been added to GameStop’s systems.
The image was posted by reliable leaker Sabi, who previously on Twitter leaked a tonne of E3 2019 announcements before they officially were made.
In a separate conversation on Twitter Sabi mentioned that September would be a big month for news.
When asked by a fan whether this meant a Direct could be taking place then Sabi confirmed this was the case.
A Nintendo Direct could happen in September or October revealing a tonne of new Switch games
Sabi initially tweeted: “MK11 showed reveals, Just Dance 2020 revealed song list, Sakura wars showed around 10 minutes of new gameplay, and Snowrunner got revealed.
“That’s just about everything from my Gamescom list.
“Thankfully, we won’t have to wait long till news hits back up again with September.”
A follower asked Sabi: “Direct?”
Nintendo Switch fans have been hoping a Mario Odyssey sequel or DLC could be in the works
To which Sabi replied: “Tokyo Game Show, and a direct being likely, if not in October.”
What these unannounced games are remains to be seen, and there will surely be plenty of fan speculation about what the titles could be.
Fans have long hoped that Super Mario Odyssey could be getting a sequel or even a major bit of DLC.
So that will be one of the big first-party announcements that gamers will be hoping gets revealed during the rumoured Direct.
A port of Metal Gear Solid V The Phantom Pain is rumoured to be heading to the Nintendo Switch
We also are yet to find out what Retro Studios have been working on all these years, with the mysterious Star Fox Grand Prix project yet to be revealed.
Fans may also be left hoping that Nintendo ends up reviving the Wii Sports franchise on the Switch.
The Joy-Cons HD Rumble and precise motion controls would surely help create a brilliant Switch Sports experience if Ninty decides to go down that route.
Elsewhere there have been plenty of rumoured third-party titles which could be coming to the Switch.
A brand new Ridge Racer game is rumoured to be in development for the Nintendo Switch
It had previously been rumoured that Bandai Namco were working on an exclusive new entry in the Ridge Racer series for the Switch.
While it has also been rumoured that a port of Metal Gear Solid V The Phantom Pain could be heading to the Switch.
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