After months of not having a complete presentation from Nintendo , the Japanese company again made a Direct to present its planned releases for the remainder of 2022 , in addition to announcing surprises for players, such as the name of the sequel to The Legend of Zelda, Breath of the Wild: Tears of the Kingdom , which will be released on May 12.
The sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.
The Legend of : Tears of the Kingdom will be released on May 12, 2023
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However, that was not the only surprise for gamers. For Nintendo 64 Online subscribers, one of the most relevant highlights was the announcement of the popular Golden Eye 007, which will be available “coming soon,” the company said.
The latest installment of Resident Evil will also be available on Switch on October 28, however, via a cloud version, just like Resident Evil 2 and 3. Additionally, Final Fantasy VII Crisis Core will also be coming to the system on October 23. from December.
The Nintendo Direct began with the announcement of Fire Emblem. Engage, a game in which characters from the saga return to be part of the central story, which will be released on January 20, 2023.
It Takes Two, the Best Game of the Year, according to The Game Awards, will come to Nintendo Switch, where each person will be able to play with their console and will be available from November 4.
In news related to the world of Super Mario Bros. Shiyeru Miyamoto spoke about the opening of the character’s theme park in the United States, in addition to the fact that Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope will be released on October 20, as was already announced.
Also, the legendary creator announced the release of Pikmin 4 for 2023, something that many fans of the franchise were eagerly awaiting.
Nintendo also mentioned that some of its games, such as Mario Strikers, Mario Kart, and Nintendo Switch Sports, will continue to receive content through updates.
Square Enix, on the other hand, wants to build on Octopath Traveler’s good reception with a direct sequel to the title, which will be available on February 24.
Tunic, an indie that draws heavily from The Legend of Zelda and was well received across multiple platforms, is also coming to the hybrid console, while more content has been announced for Xenoblade Chronicles 3 and upcoming Splatoon events.
At the end of the presentation, Nintendo announced Kirby Return to Dreamland Remake, which is a two-dimensional adventure of the pink ball with various mini-games.