Nintendo Direct introduced many new titles, remasters, and ports on September 13, 2022, and updated us on additional gaming content. Read on together for the full list of featured titles.
Nintendo Direct September 2022
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Fire Emblem’s newest title, Engage, lets you summon heroes like Marth to defeat an ancient threat.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
The latest installment in the long-running series has been announced, and it will be released on May 12, 2023.
Octopath Traveler II
The latest entry in the OCTOPATH TRAVELER series has been announced, slated for release on February 24, 2023.
The critically acclaimed co-op platform-adventure game, It Takes Two from Hazelight, is coming to Switch! Play as May and Cody and be a part of their touching and honest story as it unfolds.
It will be available on the Nintendo Switch on November 4, 2022.
Killer Frame: Lunar Eclipse Mask
FATAL FRAME: Mask of the Lunar Eclipse, first released in 2008 on Wii, will be available on Nintendo Switch with improved graphics. Set to be released in 2023, Mask of the Lunar Eclipse is the fourth game in the FATAL FRAME series and follows the story of Rōgetsu Island and the Hallows that haunt it.
Xenoblade Chronicles 3
Wave 2 of the Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Expansion Pass has been revealed, including a new hero character Ino, a new Challenge Challenge mode, and more. It is scheduled to be released on October 13, 2022.
Square SpongeBob: The Cosmic Shake
Awaken the child in you and accompany SpongeBob and Patrick as they tear the very fabric of the universe with the wish-granting mermaid tears! SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake is coming to the Nintendo Switch next year.
North Star Boxing Fitness Fist
There is no better workout motivator than shredded anime characters, which is exactly what Fitness Boxing: Fist of the North Star offers. A new battle mode against characters in the “Fist of the North Star” world will also be introduced, which will make the exercise more enjoyable.
The wacky multiplayer game Oddballers will be available on Switch next year. Play locally with up to four players, or online against five other players in this silly dodge game where you can dodge, block and grab whatever you can to strike your enemies.
The isometric action game TUNIC first released on Xbox earlier this year, and is now scheduled to be ported to the Nintendo Switch on September 27, 2022. TUNIC tells the story of a young fox on a grand adventure as you explore a land filled with lost legends, ancient powers and ferocious beasts.
FRONT MISSION 1st: Remake hits the Nintendo Switch next month, and we’ve also got more info on the sequel titles. FRONT MISSION 2: The new version will be available next year, while the remastered version of the third title in the series has been confirmed.
Seasons Story: A Wonderful Life
Previously known as Harvest Moon, STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life is a remake of the 2003 title, initially available for the GameCube. You live in a quiet community called Forgotten Valley and you realize your father’s legacy of running a farm.
Join the first Splatfest post-launch festival for Splatoon 3 from September 23-25 and answer the question “What would you bring to a deserted island? Tools, food, or anything to pass the time?” to choose the team you’d be throwing ink for!
Fae Farm lets you escape into the fantasy life of your dreams. Craft, farm and decorate your home in this farm simulation RPG that you can play with up to 3 other friends! Form bonds with the inhabitants, discover magic, and explore the mysterious worlds of the enchanted island of Azorea.
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FINAL FANTASY celebrates 35 years of music throughout the series with the latest beat. The rhythmic action game features 385 selected tracks from across FINAL FANTASY and has a total of 104 characters to choose from.
Mario + Rapids sparks of hope
Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Rapid Peach, Rapid Luigi, and friends explore planets across the galaxy to uncover mysterious secrets and save their comrades from Spark.
Rune Factory 3 Special
Rune Factory 3 was initially released in 2009, but a remastered version is set to hit the Nintendo Switch in Spring 2023! Rune Factory 3 Special has all-new features including a Newlywed Mode that unlocks standalone adventures with each of the game’s eleven eligible bachelors, another episode with full stories, and a “Hell” difficulty level.
Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End and the Secret Key
Rize and her friends are back on their last adventure after news arrives of the sudden appearance of a mysterious group of islands in the nearby waters. Atelier Ryza 3 will have an extensive, “live” field that is among the largest in the long-running Atelier chain.
Diverse daily life
SQUARE ENIX has announced its all-new adventure and everyday RPG. This title comes from the development team that gave us OCTOPATH TRAVELER and BRAVELY DEFAULT.
Factorio, the satisfactory factory builder, heads to the Nintendo Switch on October 28, 2022. Go from chopping trees, mining ores and crafts to becoming an industrial powerhouse with massive solar fields, oil refineries, construction robots and more.
A young girl gets lost in an ever-changing art gallery. This 2D adventure will leave you feeling spine-tingling as you explore the spooky art gallery.
First released in 2012 as a free psychological horror game, it will be ported to the Nintendo Switch by spring next year.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
8 more courses destined for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe with Wave 3 of the Booster Course Pass!
Nintendo Switch Sports
Golf will be presented at Nintendo Switch Sports! 21 tournaments can be played locally or online.
Many Resident Evil games will be available on the Nintendo Switch with cloud games. The games include Resident Evil 2, Resident Evil 3, Resident Evil VII, and Resident Evil Village.
Just Dance 2023 Edition
The latest version of Just Dance will contain online multiplayer, characterization, 3D worlds, new songs, and new modes! You can lie down with up to five players to dance with, even if they are on the other side of the world. Content such as game modes will be updated throughout the year.
The demo for HARVESTELLA is available now, ahead of its release on November 4, 2022. In this SQUARE ENIX title, take care of your crops, befriend the townspeople, and overcome a disaster dubbed “Quietus,” the season of death.
Bayonetta is having a devilishly good time as she finds herself up against a man-made biological weapon called Homonculi.
Archives of Chief Detective: The Rain Code
The minds behind the Danganronpa series bring us the archive of the principal investigator: RAIN CODE. An amnesiac detective named Yuma, along with the spirit haunted by a Shinigami, tackle mysteries in a city that gets a constant rain.
Kirby returns to dreamland remake
Puffy pinky protagonist is back in this remake of Kirby’s Return to Dream Land! Play with up to 4 players, as each of you can control another Kirby or one if the Kirby’s iconic friends as you find the missing pieces from the stranded Magolor ship.
Crisis Essence – Final Fantasy VII – Reunion
Introduction to FINAL FANTASY VII, CRISIS CORE retells a beloved classic with an HD replay available on Nintendo Switch on December 13, 2022.
Tactical action title Rogue-lite Endless Dungeon launches for the Nintendo Switch early next year. This is the latest addition to the Endless universe, and a must-have for rogue-lite fans.
Follow the steps of a young kung fu student on their way to hunt down the man who killed his family. During Sifu, time is the price you pay for every mistake – will you take revenge before you succumb to old age?
More Nintendo 64 games
More Nintendo 64 games coming to Switch. The following titles can be expected soon: Pilotwings 64, Mario Party, Mario Party 2, Mario Party 3, Pokemon Stadium, Pokemon Stadium 2, 1080 Snowboarding and Excitebike 64.
These titles will gradually become available to Nintendo Switch Online members, with the first three games this year and the rest next year.
007 GoldenEye has been confirmed to be released soon on Switch and will come with Online Play.
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