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Nintendo Direct February 2021 Round Up

17 February, 2021 - 9:55 pm by
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September 2019 was the last full Nintendo Direct from the Mario makers. On the 17th February 2021, that all changed when a 50 minute direct went live.

Here is how the action unfolded.

Pyra from Xenoblade Chronicles 2 joins Smash Bros Ultimate

Fall Guys Ultimate comes to Switch in the summer

Outer Wilds – 22 minutes to save the universe is coming in summer.

Famicom Detective Club: The Missing Heir & Famicom Detective Club: The Girl Who Stands Behind have been remade and localised for the first time.

Samurai Warriors 5 comes to Switch. PS4 & Xbox One versions have also been confirmed with a full reveal scheduled for 25th February.

Legend of Mana is getting a rerelease on 24th June. This is the first time the game has been released in Europe.

Monster Hunter Rise footage shown off.  Still coming to Nintendo Switch on 26th March 2021, with a limited edition Switch and Pro Controller.

Mario Golf Super Rush is coming to Switch on 25th June. Includes motion controls and Speed golf mode where you all smash through a game of golf as quickly as possible. Includes a Mii (remember those) RPG mode.

Tales from the Borderlands is back from the dead! Out now for other consoles, comes to Nintendo Switch 24th March.

Capcom’s Arcade Stadium comes out today

Stubbs the Zombie – Rebel Without A Pulse comes to Nintendo Switch in March

No More Heroes 3 brings aliens to Nintendo Switch on 27th August.

Hades gets a physical release in March. Comes with a download code for the original soundtrack and a lovely art book.

Neon White, a new game from Annapurna Interactive & the team behind Donut County brings demon slaying to Switch in Winter 2021.

DC Super hero Girls: Teen Power coming exclusively to Switch on 4th June

Plants vs Zombies Battle for Neighborville coming 19th March

Miitopia makes a return. Updated for Switch with HD graphics and a long overdue update to Mii customisations.

Animal Crossing New Horizons will get an update next week with Mario themed items arriving from 1st March.

Project Triangle Strategy is a strategy RPG from the team behind Octopath Traveler. Coming in 2022. A demo is available now.

Star Wars Hunters is a free to play third person shooter coming to Switch at some point this year.

Knockout City brings online extreme dodgeball to the Switch on 21st May.

World’s End Club, a new visual novel with platforming elements is coming to Switch on 28th May

Ninja Gaiden Sigma 1 & 2 and Ninja Gaiden 3 coming as a Master Collection coming to Switch in June!

Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity gets an expansion pass.

Bravely Default 2 has one last trailer before it is released.

Ghost ‘N Goblins Resurrected coming to switch on 25th Feb with new co-op play

SaGa Frontier Remastered coming in 15th April.

Apex Legends coming to Switch for free. Includes cross platform play and double XP for the first two weeks, coming March 9th.

Skyward Sword HD is coming to Switch. As well as the HD upgrade, you can use the Joy con as your sword and shield, or with button controls. Sword movement will be attached to the right analogue stick. Limited edition Joy con will be coming too. Both will launch on 14th July.

Splatoon 3 is coming to Switch next year. Features small fry “little buddy”, more maps, new weapons and a crab type robot weapon. We. Cannot. Wait.