The September 2022 Nintendo Direct had a bunch of announcements and reveals. And seeing as though they can be hard to keep track of, here’s everything that was announced at the show.
Fire Emblem Engage
Nintendo announced a new game in the Fire Emblem franchise. It is releasing on January 20, 2023.
It Takes Two
The highly acclaimed co-op platformer is coming to the Switch on November 4, as was rumored.
Fatal Frame: Mask of the Lunar Eclipse
This 2008, formerly Japan and Wii-exclusive horror game is coming to the Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC in 2023.
Xenoblade Chronicles 3 DLC
Nintendo showed a new downloadable hero for the recent RPG. She will be out on October 13.
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake
This game was already announced for Switch, but Nintendo showed it again.
Fitness Boxing Fist of the North Star
This fitness game set in the anime is coming on March 2023.
Ubisoft’s previously released party game is coming to Switch in early 2023.
This mysterious exploration title in the vein of older Zelda games is coming to Switch on September 27, the same day it is releasing on PlayStation platforms.
Front Mission Remakes
Forever Entertainment is remaking three Front Mission games. The first is coming in November, the second is coming in 2023, and the third is releasing “in the future.”
Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life
The Switch farming game is releasing in summer 2023.
Nintendo confirmed Splatoon 3‘s first Splatfest, which is focused on what players would bring to a desert island. More free updates are also coming in the future, but Nintendo didn’t give many hints as to what they’d entail.
Octopath Traveler II
The highly acclaimed RPG is getting a sequel on February 24, 2023.
This newly announced farm simulation RPG is coming exclusively to the Switch in spring 2023.
Theatrhythm: Final Bar Line
This new rhythm game based in the Final Fantasy series lets players interact with classic songs from the franchise. It is releasing on February 16, 2023.
Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope
Nintendo showed more of Ubisoft’s upcoming crossover tactical game releasing on October 20.
Rune Factory 3 Special
This farm sim released on the DS in 2009 but is coming to the Switch in 2023.
New Rune Factory
There wasn’t much information about it, but a new Rune Factory is in development.
New N64 Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack Games
Pilotwings 64, Mario Party, Mario Party 2, Mario Party 3, Pokémon Stadium, Pokémon Stadium 2, 1080 Snowboarding, Excitebike 64, and GoldenEye are all coming to Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack.
This previously released Square Enix game is coming to Switch after the show.
This 2016 construction game is making its way to the Switch on October 28.
This odd 2D exploration game is making its way to the Switch.
Mario Strikers: Battle League Update
Pauline and Diddy Kong are coming to the soccer game this month alongside new gear and another stadium.
Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End and the Secret Key
This new title is coming out on February 24, 2023.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC
Nintendo showed two more tracks coming to the racing game: Merry Mountain from Mario Kart Tour and Peach Gardens from Mario Kart DS. The third wave of this DLC is coming this holiday.
Nintendo Switch Sports
Golf is coming this holiday to the sports game.
Mario Movie, Super Nintendo World, and Pikmin Bloom
The Mario movie will be coming in spring and the theme park will open in Hollywood. Shigeru Miyamoto also talked a bit about Pikmin Bloom, Niantic’s mobile Pikmin game.
A new entry in the Pikmin series is coming in 2023.
Just Dance 2023 Edition
Nintendo had a new trailer for Ubisoft’s popular casual dance series that is releasing on November 22.
The Direct announced a demo for the game coming later today.
Nintendo showed a new trailer for this upcoming Switch-exclusive action game coming on October 28. A gameplay trailer dropped after the Direct, too.
Master Detective Archives: Rain Code
This game from creative team behind Danganronpa is launching on Switch in spring 2023.
Resident Evil Village, Resident Evil 7, Resident Evil 2, and Resident Evil 3 Cloud
The highly acclaimed horror game is coming to the Switch through the cloud on October 28, the same day as the DLC. A free demo is coming on the Switch after the Direct. The DLC is coming to the Switch on December 2. RE7, RE2, and RE3 are all coming to the Switch through the cloud later this year.
This acclaimed combat game is making its way to the Switch on November 8.
Crisis Core Final Fantasy 7 Reunion
This RPG is coming to Switch and other platforms on December 13.
This classic shoot ’em up is making it way to Switch after the Direct.
This previously revealed roguelite is coming to Switch.
Tales of Symphonia Remastered
This remastered RPG is making its way to the Switch in early 2023.
A Batch of Quick Hits
The Direct ran through a bunch of quick games and release dates. Life is Strange: The Arcadia Bay Collection is releasing on September 27. Romancing Saga -Minstrel Song- Remastered is coming on December 1, 2022. Lego Bricktales is releasing fall 2022. Disney Speedstorm is coming out in 2022. Fall Guys Season 2 is starting on September 15.
Kirby’s Return to Dreamland Deluxe
This 2011 Wii game is getting updated for the Switch on February 24, 2023.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
Nintendo dropped a trailer for the Breath of the Wild sequel, revealing its full name and its May 12, 2023 release date.