The last six months have been usually quiet for Nintendo. Its big holiday releases were Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, a Zelda spin-off. Will the next six months be different? We’re about to find out., a collection of three remastered games, and
, a presentation at which the Japanese gaming giant will announce what games you’ll be playing on your Switch “in the first half of 2021,” is live right now.
How to Watch
This one is simple: Right here!
What to expect
Nintendo says we’ll be seeing news on New Pokemon Snap, which is . We could also see retro Star Wars game Republic Commando coming to Switch. But it’s a 50-minute presentation, longer than last July’s , so we’re expecting at least one juicy reveal.— likely the — plus we’re likely to get a good look at
It’s possible that we’ll get more DLC for, as the second of the two previously announced expansion packs was released . And with the past few Mario releases being remasters — 3D All-Stars and, earlier this month, the Wii U’s — our favorite plumber is due for a new adventure. Plus of course, there’s always the possibility that we’ll see more or even .
There’s a chance that the “one more thing” announcement may not be a game at all. The rumor mill has for many monthsof a new, 4K-capable Nintendo Switch. Not , but Switch Heavy. (It will absolutely not be called that.)
Nintendo Direct starts at 2 p.m. PT/5 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Feb. 17. If you’re in the UK, you’ll have to wait up until 10 p.m. GMT Wednesday. For Australians, Nintendo Direct takes place on Thursday, Feb. 18, at 9 a.m. AEST.