A brand new Nintendo Direct just aired on February 9th, 2022. This post contains a roundup of every announcement!

Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes
The direct starts off with the announcement of a new Fire Emblem Warriors game. The game takes place in the same world as Three Houses did, and features the beat-em-up style, similar to Fire Emblem Warriors released in 2017.

Release date: June 24th, 2022
Pre-order: Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes
Price (USD): $60


Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp
Next up is a trailer for Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp, a reboot/remake of the first two Advance Wars games for GBA. New intel arrives on Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp! Learn more about additions to the two full campaigns including voiced Commanding Officers, additional modes, & more!

Release date: April 8th, 2022
Pre-order: Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp
Price (USD): $60


No Man’s Sky – Nintendo Switch 
The 2016 game, No Man’s Sky is coming to the Nintendo Switch. Embark on an epic voyage across the galaxy as you scavenge for resources, craft tools, and fight to survive in an infinite procedurally generated universe.

Release date: Summer 2022
Pre-order: No Man’s Sky
Price (USD): TBA


Mario Strikers: Battle League
A sequel to Mario Super Strikers, a 2005 game for the Nintendo GameCube is coming to the Switch. Fierce special shots, items, & tackles means there’s no rules except to rule the field! Play with up to 8 players locally & online, and even create your own club.

Release date: June 10th, 2022
Pre-order: Mario Strikers: Battle League
Price (USD): $60


Splatoon 3 – Salmon Run Next Wave
We already knew about Splatoon 3 for quite a while, but now Nintendo’s announced that Salmon Run will indeed be making a return. It’s currently unknown if it’ll only be available during certain hours, like in Splatoon 2. The next wave of Salmon Run’s co-op action returns in Splatoon 3! But with this mysterious new giant Salmonid in the picture it might be a tougher challenge than swimming upstream!

Release date: Summer 2022
Pre-order: Splatoon 3
Price (USD): $60


FRONT MISSION 1st: Remake
A remake of the 2003 Playstation game is coming to the Nintendo Switch. Wanzers return to the battlefield once more! Prepare for battle when FRONT MISSION 1st: Remake. Nintendo has also announced that a Front Mission 2: Remake will be coming to Nintendo Switch in the future.

Release date: Summer 2022
Pre-order: FRONT MISSION 1st: Remake
Price (USD): TBA


Disney Speedstorm
Get set for a high-octane free-to-play Disney and Pixar combat racer when Disney Speedstorm races onto Nintendo Switch with cross-play, split screen, and online multiplayer modes!

Release date: Summer 2022
Pre-order: Disney Speedstorm
Price (USD): Free


Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
The 2008 Star Wars: The Force Unleashed game is coming to Nintendo Switch.

Release date: April 20th, 2022
Pre-order: Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
Price (USD): $20


Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection
The 2016 compilation of Assassin’s Creed II, Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood and Assassin’s Creed: Revelations will be coming to Nintendo Switch next month.

Release date: February 17th, 2022
Pre-order: Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection
Price (USD): $50


SD GUNDAM BATTLE ALLIGANCE
A brand new Gundam experience is coming to Nintendo Switch (as well as PS4, Xbox One and PC).

Release date: 2022
Pre-order: SD GUNDAM BATTLE ALLIGANCE
Price: TBA


Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamer’s Edition
A remake of the 1999 Chrono Cross is coming to Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One and PC this Spring.

Release date: April 7th, 2022
Pre-order: Chrono Cross: Radical Dreamer’s Edition
Price (USD): $20


Kirby and the Forgotten Land
A brand new trailer for the new 3D Kirby game dropped, focusing on a new gameplay mechanic called “Mouthful Mode”. This mode lets Kirby swallow massive objects as a whole and takes their shape – otherwise known as vore. 

Release date: March 25th, 2022
Pre-order: Kirby and the Forgotten Land
Price (USD): $60


MLB: The Show 22
MLB The Show 22 is coming to Nintendo Switch for the first time ever on with cross-progression and cross-platform play. Every pitch. Every hit. Every win. Make your mark and Own The Show.

Release date: April 5th, 2022
Pre-order: MLB The Show 22
Price (USD): $60


Kingdom Hearts Integrum Masterpiece for Cloud
This is a collection of Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, Kingdom Hearts III + Re Mind DLC, available on Nintendo Switch now. Note that this is cloud only, and requires a constant online connection. Each game can also be bought individually.


Release date: February 10th, 2022
Pre-order: Kingdom Hearts Integrum Masterpiece
Price (USD): $90


KLONOA: Phantasy Reverie Series
Remakes of the original 2 Klonoa Games – Klonoa: Door to Phantomile and Klonoa 2: Lunatea’s Veil – are coming to the Nintendo Switch. Take on these dreamy side-scrolling adventures in the Kloana series on the Nintendo Switch!

Release date: July 8th, 2022
Pre-order: Klonoa
Price (USD): TBA


Portal Companion Collection
Portal and Portal 2 are coming to Nintendo Switch. Break the laws of spatial physics, solve mind-bending puzzles, and face off against a power-mad A.I.

Release date: 2022
Pre-order: Portal Companion Collection
Price (USD): TBA


Live A Live
This 1994 Super Famicon RPG finally comes to the rest of the world on Nintendo Switch!

Release date: July 22nd, 2022
Pre-order: Live A Live
Price (USD): $50


Nintendo Switch Sports
After 8 years since the release of Wii Sports Club, Nintendo finally made a new Wii-ehm Switch Sports game. Introducing a new iteration of the Wii Sports series, Nintendo Switch Sports! Play sports such as Bowling, Tennis, & Chambara as well as three new additional sports including Soccer, Badminton, and Volleyball.  A playtest will be available from February 18th to 20th.

Release date: April 29th, 2022
Pre-order: Nintendo Switch Sports
Price (USD): $60


Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival
A new entry in the popular rhythm series, “Taiko no Tatsujin” is coming to Nintendo Switch. Become a Taiko drumming master and put your rhythm to the test with 76 boppin’ beats, including Megalovania. Additionally, a paid in-game subscription service offers players access to over 500 songs!

Release date: 2022
Pre-order: Taiko no Tatsujin
Price (USD): TBA


Triangle Strategy
The final trailer for Triangle Strategy, an upcoming RPG and sequel to Octopath Traveler was released. Command a group of warriors as Serenoa and decide the fate of your allies when the tactical RPG. A free demo for chapters 1-3 is now available in the eShop.

Release date: March 4th, 2022
Pre-order: Triangle Strategy
Price (USD): $60


Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course
Another trailer for the new Cuphead DLC, showing off even more gameplay.

Release date: June 30th, 2022
Pre-order: Cuphead
Price (USD): TBA


Metroid Dread Free Update
Metroid Dread is receiving a free update. In the brutal Dread Mode difficulty, all it takes is one hit to cause a game over. Are you ready for the challenge? A second free update arriving in April, which will add Boss Rush mode, where you can take on bosses continuously, one at a time until you’re defeated.

Release date: February 9th, 2022
Price (USD): Free


Earthbound + Earthbound Beginnings on Nintendo Switch online
The Earthbound games have been added to Nintendo’s Online service. This includes both Earthbound Beginnings (Mother) and Earthbound (Mother 2). As one would expect, Mother 3 is nowhere to be seen.

Release date: February 9th, 2022
Buy: Switch Online
Price (USD): $50/year


Zombie Army 4: Dead War
Fight to save humankind from undead Armageddon in a harrowing campaign set in 1940s Europe.

Release date: April 26th, 2022
Pre-order: Zombie Army 4: Dead War
Price (USD): TBA


GetsuFumaDen: Undying Moon
Death is not the end: defeat infernal foes until you die and carry on the fight with your eternal soul and memories in a new body!

Release date: February 9th, 2022
Buy: Undying Moon
Price (USD): $25


Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles
Become the blade that destroys demons in exhilarating arena battles in Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles.

Release date: June 10th, 2022
Pre-order: Demon Slayer
Price (USD): TBA


LEGO Brawls
Build your own minifig hero and brawl to the top in LEGO Brawls, a multiplayer, brick-bashing platformer inspired by iconic LEGO sets! Battle solo or with friends in Party Mode when LEGO Brawls comes to Nintendo Switch and other platforms later this summer.

Release date: June 2022
Pre-order: LEGO Brawls
Price (USD): TBA


Two Point Campus
No degree? No problem! Try your hand at running a college university in the comedic Two Point Campus! Bring your unique university to life with weird courses, buildings, and more as you create a fun experience for your students!

Release date: May 17th, 2022
Pre-order: Two Point Campus
Price (USD): TBA


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: Booster Course Pass
6 Years after a cryptic tweet by Nintendo, it’s finally here – Mario Kart 8 DLC – Featuring 48 remastered courses from throughout the Mario Kart series to be released over six waves, burn rubber with the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass paid DLC.

Release date: March 18th, 2022 (Wave 1)
Pre-order: MK8D Booster Pack
Price (USD): $25


Xenoblade Chronicles 3
To finish off the direct, Nintendo reveals one final game. A brand new installment in the Xenoblade series, with a brand-new story that ties together the futures of the worlds depicted in Xenoblade Chronicles and Xenoblade Chronicles 2.

Release date: September 2022
Pre-order: Xenoblade Chronicles 3
Price (USD): $60

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