Surprise, surprise. Nintendo has announced a brand new Direct Online presentation that will give gamers an idea of what’s in the first half of it 2021
Announced Tuesday, Nintendo announced on its various social media platforms that fans will receive approximately 50 minutes of news and images about upcoming Switch titles, including Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
It’s been a while since Nintendo had a “normal” instant presentation that lasted longer than 10-15 minutes and provided information on unannounced titles, meaning fans want to know how and when they watch.
NINTENDO INSTANT START TIME
This latest online Nintendo Direct presentation kicks off Wednesday, February 17, starting at 5:00 PM EDT.
Nintendo has confirmed that the presentation will last approximately 50 minutes, so expect it to end around 6:00 PM EDT.
HOW TO WATCH NINTENDO DIRECTLY ONLINE
The official Nintendo Direct site is one way to watch the upcoming presentation online. This is also the place to revisit the Immediately afterwards.
Nintendo’s official YouTube channel will also broadcast the Direct live. The YouTube app is available on mobile devices and all game consoles. PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S and the Nintendo Switch. The channel will upload the Nintendo Direct in its entirety after the presentation is complete, as well as the individual trailers shown.
Below you can check out the latest Nintendo Direct when it goes live.
There is also the Nintendo Twitch Channel, which is another way to watch the upcoming Direct online. The Twitch app is available for mobile devices and game consoles such as PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X / S.
WHAT TO EXPECT
With 50 minutes of information, Nintendo fans can expect a lot from the latest Direct. The first is the reveal of a brand new character on the way Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
Back in December 2020, Sephiroth out Final Fantasy VII was the latest DLC fighter added to the series. Fighters Pass 2 has three more characters to be added Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, so Wednesday will likely give us the first name to arrive in the near future.
Don’t expect this new character to be released after Nintendo Direct, but we should get a release date to look forward to.
As for other Nintendo Switch titles, the console does have games like Bravely Default 2 and Monster Hunter Rise is about to release in the coming weeks. Fans may get more information about those titles and when they might be released.
Fans crave a brand new one Mario Kart, That’s been a rumor for quite some time, but with 2021 the 35th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda series, fans can expect information on what Nintendo has planned for one of the most popular franchises.
We will finally get some information about it Breath of the wilderness continuation? It’s possible, but we can also get a re-release of some of Link’s most popular adventures from the 3D era, such as Ocarina of Time, Majora’s Mask and more.
With Pokémon Day next week, fans shouldn’t expect anything from Pokémon during this Direct either. All information about Pokémon gets its own online presentation.
Fans will have to wait and see what Nintendo has planned for the first half of 2021.
What do you think will be featured during this latest Nintendo Direct? Let us know in the comments.