In the latest Nintendo Direct video presentation, Nintendo teased a variety of games coming to Switch this year and into 2022, including new entries for the beloved franchises like Bayonetta 3, Splatoon 3, a new massive DLC Monster Hunter Rise – Sunbreak, several new exciting games and more!
“Heading into its sixth year, Nintendo Switch and its wide variety of games continue to offer experiences for various types of players,” said Nick Chavez, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Communications. “In this latest Nintendo Direct, we are looking ahead to a year packed with new games in well-known franchises, as well as unique and exciting titles from our development and publishing partners.”
Check out the list below to make sure you have not missed anything.
Kirby and the Forgotten Land – Announcement Trailer
In this new unforgettable 3D platforming adventure, Kirby explores a mysterious world full of abandoned structures from a past civilization. What surprises await the pink puffball? Kirby and the Forgotten Land releases Spring 2022!
First Look at Bayonetta 3 Gameplay
A new trailer for this stylish, action-filled sequel showed off gameplay for the first time, revealing a new look for Bayonetta and new mechanics, including the ability for Bayonetta to directly control demons. Bayonetta 3 will launch for Nintendo Switch in 2022. More information about the game will be released at a later date.
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak
Under the moonlight, new threats emerge. Sink your teeth into a teaser for Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak, coming Summer 2022. This massive paid expansion pack to Monster Hunter Rise brings new stories, locales, monsters, hunting actions & quest rank.
Splatoon 3 – “Return of the Mammalians” Trailer
Details are fuzzy but Splatoon 3’s new weapons are sure to intensify Splatsville’s multiplayer Turf Wars. And some very familiar faces will be lending a hand in the game’s Story Mode, Return of the Mammalians, where the Inklings’ world is about to get a lot hairier….
Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars – Announcement Trailer
Welcome to Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars, a spellbinding card-based RPG with an enchanting, narrated fantasy story. Voice of Cards comes from the minds of YOKO TARO and Yosuke Saito.
Chocobo GP – Announcement Trailer
A racing experience featuring Chocobo and FINAL FANTASY characters comes to Nintendo Switch in 2022! In Chocobo GP, race across familiar FINAL FANTASY and Chocobo tracks, and use special character abilities and Magicites to speed past the competition.
The HD-2D tactical RPG from SQUARE-ENIX revealed this year, TRIANGLE STRATEGY leads you through a riveting story that changes based on your decisions. Your strategies & conviction will guide your fate in the end. TRIANGLE STRATEGY launches 3/4/22!
Actraiser Renaissance – Launch Trailer
The SNES classic, Actraiser, has been reborn as Actraiser Renaissance. Fully remastered with HD graphics, rearranged and brand-new music, new stages and boss battles. A unique blend of side-scrolling action and world building creation awaits…starting today!
Dying Light 2 Stay Human – Cloud Version
Master both parkour and tactical combat to survive in this brutal open-world action RPG. Choose sides and decide your destiny when Dying Light 2 Stay Human – Cloud Version comes to Nintendo Switch on Feb. 4, 2022!
Dying Light Platinum Edition Is Coming to Switch
From the creators of hit titles Dead Island and Call of Juarez. Winner of over 50 industry awards and nominations. The game whose uncompromising approach to gameplay set new standards for first-person zombie games. Still supported with new content and free community events years after the release.
Survive in a city beset by a zombie virus! Discover the hard choice you will have to make on your secret mission. Will loyalty to your superiors prove stronger than the will to save the survivors? The choice is yours…
Deltarune Chapter 2
Continue Kris’ journey through the Dark World in DELTARUNE Chapter 2, available as a free update now on Nintendo Switch!
Animal Crossing New Horizons update
Tune in for a livestreamed Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct in October to learn more about the new content coming to your island in November.
Look out for more details to come in the near future.
Fisti-Fluffs – Launch Trailer
It’s paws up and claws out for these fierce little kitty brawlers. Find out if you can become the best cat in the feline kingdom! Fisti-Fluffs is out now on Nintendo Switch.
Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass DLC
Mario Party Superstars
Three more boards from the Nintendo 64 era join Space Land and Peach’s Birthday Cake in Mario Party Superstars! Also, want to focus on minigame action? Head to Mt. Minigames for a variety of courses!
Disco Elysium – The Final Cut
The definitive edition of the groundbreaking role-playing game Disco Elysium – The Final Cut is coming to Nintendo Switch on Oct. 12!
STAR WARS: Knights of the Old Republic – Announcement Trailer
Join forces with Jedi, droids, and outcasts in this legendary RPG classic. Wield the force & save the Republic…or embrace the dark side. STAR WARS: Knights of the Old Republic arrives on Nintendo Switch on 11/11.
Castlevania Advance Collection – Launch Trailer
Four Castlevania classics have arisen in one action-packed collection!
Disney Magical World 2: Enchanted Edition – Announcement Trailer
Join dozens of iconic Disney characters and make a new home in the wonderful world of Disney! Explore Disney-themed worlds and embark on fun adventures in Disney Magical World 2: Enchanted Edition, soaring onto Nintendo Switch this holiday.
Shadowrun Trilogy Is Coming to Nintendo Switch
Three cult-classic cyberpunk-meets-fantasy RPGs are re-awakened on Nintendo Switch! Within 3 cult-classic RPGs, experience gripping turn-based tactical combat in a Cyberpunk setting where magic has revived creatures of high fantasy. The Shadowrun Trilogy arrives in 2022!
Rune Factory 5
Set off on a new adventure in the town of Rigbarth and help keep the peace, cultivate crops, and tame monsters, finding friendship and love along the way. The latest entry in the Rune Factory series, Rune Factory 5, arrives on 3/22/22!
Arcade Archives XEVIOUS – Launch Trailer
The riddles deepen each time you play! Arcade Archives XEVIOUS is available now on Nintendo Switch
Mario Golf: Super Rush – Second Free Update Available Now!
A new Mario Golf: Super Rush update swings onto NintendoSwitch! Dash onto the green & into victory with Koopa Troopa, or use Ninji’s blinding speed to make quick work of your opponents. Plus, two new courses – Blustery Basin and Spiky Palms – are available now!
Hot Wheels Unleashed – Announcement Trailer
Get ready to drive and collect more than 60 vehicles from the Hot Wheels universe! Race through immersive locations or unleash your creativity to build your own tracks.
Arcade Archives PAC-MAN
The timeless masterpiece and global sensation makes its way to the Arcade Archives! Arcade Archives PAC-MAN is available now on Nintendo Switch.
Wreckfest – Announcement Trailer
Get ready to enter the demolition derby! Wreckfest is racing onto the scene with awesome cars, customization, wild Challenge modes that might even have you demolishing a lawn mower. And don’t forget to wreck your friends in multiplayer modes! Launching fall 2021 for Nintendo Switch.
Surviving the Aftermath – Release Date Trailer
The end of the world is just the beginning. Survive and thrive in a post-apocalyptic future. Leveraging scarce resources, you must build the ultimate disaster proof colony and resource civilization to a devastated world. Surviving the Aftermath launches Winter 2021.
Suit up as intergalactic bounty hunter Samus Aran and battle your way out from the depths of a mysterious alien world plagued by a mechanical menace on one of her most dangerous missions yet.
Metroid Dread launches for Nintendo Switch on 10/8. Pre-orders are open.