The Nintendo Direct Post
Welcome to the Nintendo Direct thread where I’ll play catch up trying to report on the Japanese Direct. You can watch it live on YouTube or niconico. Leaks from the Direct include Sushi Striker coming to Switch on 8 June and Mario Tennis Ace dated for 22 June. To be updated…
● Looks like the Direct will be 34 minutes long! It begins! Yoshiaki Koizumi is in the house! WarioWare Gold (Made in Wario Gorgeous) for Nintendo 3DS. 2 August release.
● The Dead Heat Breakers is next. 26 April.
● Mario & Luigi RPG3 DX announced for 3DS. Releases in 2019.
● Detective Pikachu demo straight after the Direct.
● Luigi Mansion remake announced for 3DS. Releases in 2018.
● Kirby Star Allies will be getting free content updates with new playable dream friends. Pre-load is now live.
● Okami HD announced for Switch. Summer 2018 release.
● Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido both Switch and 3DS. 8 June.
● OCTOPATH TRAVELER (minus the Project) will release on 13 July.
● Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes will release in 2018.
● A Solaire of Astora amiibo for Dark Souls Remastered will release on 24 May 2018.
● There will be a pre-launch online Tournament for Mario Tennis Ace.
● Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is being ported to both Switch and 3DS on 13 July.
● Taiko no Tatsujin Nintendo Switch Version will release in Summer 2018.
● Undertale coming to Switch in 2018!
● SaGa Scarlet Grace will be coming to Switch in 2018.
● Phantasy Star Online 2 Cloud will launch on 4 April 2018. Link costume confirmed.
● Golf Story finally gets its Japanese release straight after the Direct.
● Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy confirmed for Switch. 2018.
● A huge free Splatoon 2 Version 3.0 update for late April and a paid (1,800 yen + tax) Octo Expansion pack for Summer 2018.
● And Super Smash Bros. will release for Nintendo Switch in 2018. OMG! End. Great Direct.
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