Today seems almost like a holiday due to the Nintendo Direct, a presentation full of announcements related to Nintendo Switch. Aside from the big reveals, like the release of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for Switch, there have also been a handful of smaller announcements to be excited about. We got to see Outer Wilds for the Switch, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity DLC, and more. These are the video game news that you may have missed on February 17, 2021.
Outer Wilds announced for Switch
During today’s Nintendo Direct, it was announced that Outer Wilds is coming to Switch. The reveal didn’t specify a release date, but it will be released sometime this summer. Outer Wilds is a space exploration game with a repeating time loop. Players must discover the secrets of the universe before the solar system explodes. Check out their trailer below.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons will have a crossover with Super Mario
To celebrate the 35th anniversary of Super Mario, Nintendo has announced a new Animal Crossing: New Horizons crossover, featuring your favorite characters from the Mushroom Kingdom. The update will go live on February 25 for free and will feature new Super Mario-themed items such as suits, usable green pipes, turtle shells, and other famous accessories from the series.
News you might have missed on 12/21: Playtonic Friends publishing label, Ratchet & amp; Clank and more
News You Might Have Missed On 11/21: Post Malone’s Pokémon Concert, CDPR Source Code Auctioned By Hackers, And More
The physical edition of Hades is coming to Nintendo Switch
On March 19, a physical edition of Hades will arrive on Nintendo Switch. Includes a cartridge for the game, a downloadable code for the soundtrack and a 32-page character compendium. It’s available to pre-order at select stores, and while some are reporting it will sell for $ 39.99, it’s currently $ 34.99 at Best Buy. Hades originally came to Switch in 2020 as a digital title and garnered critical acclaim.
A physical edition of @SupergiantGames award-winning Hades launches 03/19! #NintendoDirect pic .twitter.com / lxLGz11g6J
– Nintendo UK + Bowser’s Fury (@NintendoUK) February 17, 2021
Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville is coming to Nintendo Switch
A port of Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville is coming to Nintendo Switch on March 19. Dubbed the Complete Edition, this version will come with all previously released content at launch and will cost € 39.99. Battle for Neighborville is a third-person shooter similar to the Garden Warfare spinoff series, with an emphasis on multiplayer PvP combat, as well as an offline mode.
Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass
During today’s Nintendo Direct, we were able to see the Expansion Pass for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. It will cost $ 19.99 and will feature two waves of content. The first wave will arrive in June 2021 and will offer the following
An expanded player list New weapon types New challenges in the Ancient Royal Laboratory New challenging enemies
The second wave will launch in November 2021 and will include the following
New character vignettes New scenarios added An expanded list New combat abilities for existing characters
Expand your quest to save Hyrule with the new #HyruleWarriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass DLC. Get newly added characters, stages, and more when it launches this year! #NintendoDirect #Zeldahttps: //t.co/DXUbOZnnt1 pic.twitter.com/jeL8pzjpYx
– Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) February 17, 2021