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What will Nintendo release in 2020?
« on: January 26, 2020, 12:38:01 PM »
    In this thread: our predictions for Nintendo's 2020 calendar. I'm making a chronological list of everything Nintendo published this year, so we can determine who our Cassandra is. So get those Tarot decks out and let's predict the future, 2020 is sure to be a wonderful year...! Right everyone...?!



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2020 Hardware News:
- Switch variant: Animal Crossing themed March 13th, limited edition. Restocking September 25th - October 9th.
- Switch Lite variant: Coral March 20th (JP) / April 3rd (NA).
- Merchandise: The LEGO Mario and LEGO NES sets release August 1st.
- 3DS Family of Systems discontinued reported September 17th.
- amiibo: Hero and Joker release September 25th (JP) / October 2nd (NA/PAL).
- Mechandise: The LEGO Toad's Hideaway set releases October 1st.
- amiibo cards: Animal Crossing cards Wave 1-4 re-released October onwards.
- Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit October 13th. Toy cars with built in AR camera.
- Switch variant: Fortnite theme October 30th. Includes V-bucks. PAL only?
- Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros. November 13th. Limited edition.
- amiibo: Urbosa, Revali, Mipha & Daruk re-release November 20th.

2020 New software:
- Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training January 3rd (PAL). No NA release.
- Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore January 17th. Enhanced port.
- Pokémon Home February 12th. Successor to the Pokémon Bank storage service.
- Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX March 6th. Remake. Demo already out.
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons March 20th.
- Good Job! March 26th. Nintendo publishing.
- Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition May 29th. Remake.
- Club House Games: 51 Worldwide Classics June 5th.
- Jump Rope Challenge June 16th. Free, available until September 30th indefinitely?
- Pokémon Smile, June 17th. Free AR toothbrushing app for mobile.
- Pokémon Café Mix June 23rd, F2P on Switch & mobile.
- Paper Mario: The Origami King July 17th.
- Super Mario 3D All-Stars September 18th. Compilation, available until March 31st 2021.
- Kirby Fighters 2 September 23rd. Demo out October 21st.
- Super Mario Bros. 35 for NSO members, available October 1st - March 31st 2021.
- Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit October 13th. Toy cars with built in AR camera.
- Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the Necrodancer October 23rd, complete physical edition.
- No More Heroes October 28th. Port. Marvelous publishing?
- No More Heroes II: Desperate Struggle October 28th. Port. Marvelous publishing?
- Part Time UFO October 28th. Enhanced port. Nintendo publishing.
- Pikmin 3 Deluxe October 30th. Enhanced port. Demo out October 8th.
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Transfer Tool November 19th.
- Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity November 20th.
- Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise December 4th. Nintendo publishing.
- Fire Emblem 1: Shadow Dragon & The Blade of Light (1990) available December 4th - March 31st 2021.

2020 Paid DLC:
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - Fighters Pass 1: DLC 5 January 28th. Byleth DLC.
- Fire Emblem: Three Houses - Expansion Pass: Wave 4 February 12th. New side story & characters.
- Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order - Expansion 3: Shadow of Doom March 26th.
- Pokémon Sword/Shield - The Isle of Armor, June 17th. (Part 1/2 of Expansion Pass.)
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - Fighters Pass 2: DLC 1 June 29th. Min Min DLC + Mii costumes for Ninjara (ARMS), Heihachi (Tekken), Callie & Marie (Splatoon), and Vault Boy (Fallout).
- Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the Necrodancer - DLC Pack 1 July 20th. Adds 5 characters.
- Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the Necrodancer - DLC Pack 2 August 27th. Adds 39 songs.
- Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the Necrodancer - DLC Pack 3 September 24th. New story content.
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - Fighters Pass 2: DLC 2 October 13th. Minecraft Steve DLC + Mii costumes for Minecraft Creeper, Bomberman, Travis Touchdown, Gil (Tower of Druaga).
- Pokémon Sword/Shield - The Crown Tundra October 22nd. (Part 2/2 of Expansion Pass.)

2020 Free DLC:
- Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training - Update February 13th, JP/PAL only.
- Ring Fit Adventure - Update March 26th. Adds rhythm game, jogging mode, new languages & voices.
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Update "Bunny Day" update, April 1st - April 12th.
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Update Version 1.2, April 22nd.
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Update June wedding update.
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Update July 3rd. Swimming update.
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Update Adds back-up saves, fireworks, and dream islands.
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Update Summer update.
- Mario Kart Tour - Update SNES Mario Kart added. September 8th - September 22nd.
- Dragalia Lost - Update September 24th. Adds battle royale mode.
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Update Fall/Halloween update, September 30th.
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Update Thanksgiving/Winter/Christmas update, November 19th.

2020 Nintendo Switch Online additions:
- Promotion: ARMS free to NSO members, March 26th - April 6th.
- Promotion: Splatoon 2's multiplayer free to NSO members, April 30th - May 6th.
- Promotion: Pokkén Tournament DX free to NSO members, July 29th & August 5th.
- Promotion: Disgaea 5: Complete Edition free to NSO members. September 23rd - 29th.
- Super Mario Bros. 35 for NSO members, available October 1st - March 31st 2021.
- Promotion: Overwatch free to NSO members. October 13th - 20th.
- Promotion: Rune Factory 4 free to NSO members. November 2nd - 8th. JP/PAL only.
- Nintendo Switch Online retro games added in 2020:
  • Pop'n TwinBee SNES, February 19th.
  • Smash Tennis SNES, February 19th.
  • Shadow of the Ninja NES, February 19th.
  • Eliminator Boat Duel NES, February 19th.
  • Atlantis No Nazo NES, Japanese accounts only, February 19th.
  • Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light SP NES, JP  only, April 20th.
  • Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light SP 2 NES, JP only, April 20th.
  • Rygar NES, May 20th.
  • Operation Logic Bomb SNES, May 20th.
  • Wild Guns SNES, May 20th.
  • Panel de Pon (aka Tetris Attack/Puzzle League) Super Famicom, May 20th.
  • The Immortal NES, July 15th.
  • Donkey Kong Country SNES, July 15th.
  • Natsume Championship Wrestling SNES, NTSC/PAL only, July 15th.
  • Shin Megami Tensei 1 Super Famicom, JP only, July 15th.
  • Super Mario All-Stars SNES, September 3rd.
  • S.C.A.T.: Special Cybernetic Attack Team (aka Final Mission) NES, September 23rd.
  • Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest SNES, September 23rd.
  • Mario's Super Picross Super Famicom, September 23rd.
  • The Peace Keepers SNES, September 23rd.
  • Fire Emblem 3: Mystery of the Fire Emblem Super Famicom, JP only September 23rd.

2020 Marketing/Directs:
- Pokémon Direct aired January 9th. Mystery Dungeon Remake, Sword/Shield DLC.
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate presentation aired January 16th. Byleth DLC showcase.
- Nintendo Direct about Animal Crossing: New Horizons aired February 20th. (It was cute.)
- Indie World Showcase aired March 17th. Shadow dropped Exit The Gungeon.
- Nintendo Direct Mini aired March 26th.
- Pokémon Presents aired June 17th. Pokémon Café Mix, New Pokémon Snap.
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate presentation aired June 22nd. Min-Min DLC showcase.
- Pokémon Presents aired June 24th. Pokémon Unite, a MOBA.
- Treehouse Live shows Paper Mario: The Origami King and uh, Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia?
- Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase aired July 20th.
- Indie World aired August 18th. 23 games shown, 6 shadowdrops.
- Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase aired August 26th.
- Super Mario Bros. 35th Anniversary Direct aired September 3rd.
- Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase aired September 17th. Disgaea 6, Hades, Ori 2.
- Monster Hunter Direct aired September 17. Monster Hunter Rise & Monster Hunter Stories 2.
- Tokyo Games Show: Koei Tecmo presentation aired September 26th. Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity.
- Pokémon Presents aired September 29th. Sword/Shield Expansion Pass update.
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate presentation aired September 30th. Minecraft x Smash Bros.
- Minecraft Live preceded by Smash Bros. Ultimate presentation, October 3rd.
- Treehouse Live aired October 7th. Pikmin 3 Deluxe + Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity.
- Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase aired October 28th. Control, Hitman 3, Bravely Default II.

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2020 projects without release dates
- Daemon X Machina - Anniversary Update November, no date yet. Adds new boss, gear, mechs, etc.
- Pokémon Sleep 2020. Mobile app.
- Detective Pikachu 2020. Enhanced port.
- Famicom Tantei Club 1 & 2 2020. Remakes. Japan only.
- Pokémon Home - Update Late 2020. Links Pokémon Home and Pokémon GO.

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2021 releases
- Merchandise: New LEGO Mario sets release January 1st.
- Buddy Mission BOND January 29th. Koei-Tecmo dev, Nintendo publishing. JP only.
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Update Late January.
- amiibo: The Cat Mario and Cat Peach amiibo launch February 12th.
- Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury February 20th. Enhanced port.
- Bravely Default 2 February 26th. Square-Enix dev, Nintendo publishing.
- No More Heroes 3 delayed to 2021. Nintendo publishing in NA/PAL.
- amiibo: Banjo & Kazooie, Terry Bogard and Byleth (Male) release 2021.

Announced projects without a release window
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - Fighters Pass 2, DLC 3-6 TBA. Four packs remain.
- Pokémon Unite MOBA, announced June 2020.
- Bayonetta 3 announced December 2017.
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Sequel announced June 2019.
- Metroid Prime 4 announced June 2017. Project rebooted in ~January 2019.
- New Pokémon Snap announced June 2020.
- amiibo: 3 Monster Hunter Rise amiibo (Palamute, Magnamalo, Palico) announced September 2020.

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Here's my dumb predictions:
- Nintendo finally launches their sleep sensor for Pokémon Sleep. It's a Bluetooth device that counts snores.
- Ring Fit Adventure will get a big expansion pass. Maybe it's a sequel with a different exercise device.
- Super Mario Party 2 comes out. The last one sold close to EIGHT MILLION copies.
- Super Mario Maker 2 gets another big content update centered around a Nintendo character. (DK? Wario? WALUIGI AT LAST?)
- A new Nintendo project by Ubisoft Milan & Paris is announced, but won't release until 2021.
- Splatoon: Paint Bucket (spin-off). It's a drawing tool made by the Art Academy studio, to tap into Splatoon's artsy fanbase.
- Captain Toad 2 comes out. They've had a team porting this game twice in 2018, and added DLC to it in February last year. I think those people have been building levels ever since and a sequel releases this year.[/list]
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Re: What will Nintendo release in 2020?
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2020, 01:02:40 PM »
There have been some rumors about a new 2D Metroid game from MercurySteam, either another remake or something original. That seems pretty reasonable. I also think we'll see either the Breath of the Wild followup or a new 3D Mario this year. It's been three years since BotW and Odyssey, and that's more time than it's usually taken EAD Tokyo between Mario games. Also, please, please let this finally be time for Pikmin 4.
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Re: What will Nintendo release in 2020?
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2020, 05:02:12 PM »
I buy the 2D Metroid from Mercury Steam rumor.  Wasn't their original pitch to Nintendo an original 2D Metroid game?  I vaguely remember Nintendo turning that down and having them do the remake.  Since that was a success, it makes sense they would go back and do an original title.  Now, whether or not it comes out this year is the iffy part.  I was thinking Nintendo might do a "year of Metroid" with the Prime Trilogy, Metroid V, and Prime 4 all with a year, but with Prime 4 pushed back, I don't think that will pan out.  However, because Prime 4 got delayed, they may not want to sit on the other two for too long.

I think we'll see a new Kirby game.  It'll have been two years since Star Allies, and Super Kirby Clash is more like a side-game.

No Prime 4 news this year.

I'll go bold and say Breath of the Wild 2: Smell My Hand releases this year.  It'll have been about 3 years, not counting DLC development.  They're using the same engine and ideas from the original development.  I'm thinking the development time won't take as long as normal for those reasons.

Three out of the six fighters from the new pass will drop this year.  They will be Travis Touchdown, Dante, and a Pokemon.

Splatoon sequel/spin-off is announced/teased for 2021.

Switch Pro releases alongside BotW2, has more battery power than current model, and less framerate drops when docked.

Star Fox game announced for 2021.
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Re: What will Nintendo release in 2020?
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2020, 09:19:55 PM »
I think a new 2D Metroid from Mercury Steam is almost guaranteed at this point.  Samus Returns had decent sales for a late 3DS title, and both Sakamoto and Mercury Steam talked about wanting to work with each other again.  Plus if you get 100% items, the game reveals a major cliffhanger that shows how Sakamoto plans on continuing the series and who the new antagonist will be.  I doubt he would have had that put in the game unless they had plans for new 2D Metroid in the near future.  I wouldn't be surprised if work started right after Samus Returns was finished so if it's released this Fall, a 3 year development for a new 2D Metroid is very doable.

I think Nintendo wants Breath of the Wild 2 out as their big game this holiday, but knows there's a good chance they might need to delay.  I think Mario Odyssey 2 will be done by this Fall, but if Breath of the Wild 2 is actually ready, they'll delay it until Spring 2021.  Otherwise of Zelda isn't ready, Odyssey 2 will be their big holiday game this year.  Basically Nintendo wants a major core franchise around the same time Microsoft and Sony release there new systems to keep attention on Switch and Zelda would be the biggest after Breath of the Wilds huge success but if it's not ready, Odyssey 2 would be a great alternative.
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Re: What will Nintendo release in 2020?
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2020, 09:53:11 PM »
Do we have any evidence they're working on a direct sequel to Odyssey?  I expected DLC by now, so a sequel makes more sense.  IDK what to go on other than that.
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« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2020, 11:57:37 AM »
Do we have any evidence they're working on a direct sequel to Odyssey?  I expected DLC by now, so a sequel makes more sense.  IDK what to go on other than that.

Seems more like tradition at this point.  We got Galaxy then Galaxy 2 which expanded on it.  Then we got 3D Land with a sequel 3D World after that.  Odyssey felt a lot like Galaxy 1 and 3D Land where the game was overall easier and the devs intentionally holding back as to not overwhelm the players with what they were trying to do with this type of Mario game.

So I'd be very surprised if we didn't get an Odyssey 2 that expands the gameplay the way Galaxy 2 and 3D World did.  I doubt Toyko EAD used up all their good idea's, especially when so much of the game hardly even uses the game mechanics to their fullest.
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« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2020, 12:08:59 PM »
I'm not sure it would be a direct sequel to Odyssey, but that's certainly plausible. Hell, it might not even be a Mario game, EAD Tokyo may have ended up doing something else altogether this time, but I expect to see whatever they're working on this year.
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« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2020, 01:31:19 PM »
Yeah, that makes sense.  I had forgotten they were following that pattern.
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Re: What will Nintendo release in 2020?
« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2020, 02:21:59 PM »
Here are my predictions for Nintendo's first party line up in 2020
  • Either BOTW 2 or Bayonetta 3 (but not both)
  • A mini-game collection (Super Mario Party 2, Wario Ware, etc.
  • A Mario RPG (Paper Mario or Mario and Luigi)
  • A Mario Platformer (2D or 3D)
  • A sports game (probably Mario)
  • A Wii U port (could be one of the above, my guess is Super Mario 3D World)
  • A 3DS port (could be one of the above, my guess is Kid Icarus: Uprising
  • Something from a new IP
  • Something from an IP we have not seen in a while
  • A Kirby game
  • A Donkey Kong game of some sort

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Re: What will Nintendo release in 2020?
« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2020, 07:29:23 PM »
I think a new 2D Metroid from Mercury Steam is almost guaranteed at this point.  Samus Returns had decent sales for a late 3DS title, and both Sakamoto and Mercury Steam talked about wanting to work with each other again.  Plus if you get 100% items, the game reveals a major cliffhanger that shows how Sakamoto plans on continuing the series and who the new antagonist will be.  I doubt he would have had that put in the game unless they had plans for new 2D Metroid in the near future.  I wouldn't be surprised if work started right after Samus Returns was finished so if it's released this Fall, a 3 year development for a new 2D Metroid is very doable.

I wonder if this was the case, but it was being made for the 3DS since allegedly there were several 3DS projects that got tabled when Bowser's Inside Story bombed. So presumable it would be ported to Switch, but that change could delay the game, especially if MercurySteam has little-to-no experience working with Switch.
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« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2020, 07:39:34 PM »
The Switch is by all accounts very easy to develop for, and MercurySteam made those Castlevania games for 360 and PS3, so it's not like they don't have experience making games for more powerful hardware than the 3DS.
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« Reply #11 on: January 28, 2020, 01:01:18 AM »
Hopefully the rumor of a traditional Paper Mario comes true, and it's actually a full return with the story depth and original cast of characters like the first 3, not some "it's an RPG again but still all toads and shallow story"

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Re: What will Nintendo release in 2020?
« Reply #12 on: February 02, 2020, 04:21:50 PM »
Switch Pro releases alongside BotW2, has more battery power than current model, and less framerate drops when docked.

The NCL President said during their recent investor briefing that no new Switch models are planned for 2020. So this prediction could still happen in 2021, but probably not this year.

That said, they are releasing an Animal Crossing themed one. Looks nice!


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« Reply #13 on: February 02, 2020, 06:11:08 PM »
He did not specify calendar 2020 or fiscal 2020, which ends in March.  So, I'm saying there's still a chance!

Also going to predict that Rhythm Heaven comes to Switch this year.  Switch launched with a party game (1, 2, Switch) then had another the following year (Super Mario Party), then followed up with Mario & Sonic this past year.  So, for the 2020 Switch party game, I'm thinking they bring that back.
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« Reply #14 on: February 02, 2020, 06:50:07 PM »
Rhythm Heaven or maybe WarioWare could be good, yeah!
I still think Super Mario Party 2 is inevitable since the first one will probably surpass 10 MILLION sales this year, but then again... Since that one's selling well regardless, you don't want to cut it legs by announcing a sequel too early, so your idea might be more salient.

As for the Switch Pro... The quote reads "Please note that we have no plans to launch a new Nintendo Switch model during 2020."
I don't know how much wiggle room that gives them to say "well obviously we meant the fiscal year of 2020!"
(An easier reversal would probably be to say "well we had no plans last time, but now we do!".)

Nintendo does have a history of this kinda of stuff...
"We don't have plans to announce new hardware at E3" -> announces Switch Lite right after E3.
"No DS Lite is planned" -> DS Lite announced weeks later.
But I think those were statements to press, rather than investors. I don't really know where the line is for this kinda stuff regarding securities fraud? Presumably that's why they always talk about "no plans"... Because plans can always change.

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« Reply #15 on: February 02, 2020, 09:08:11 PM »
The Super Mario Party sales are what made me think of it.  Like with Mario Kart 8D, why release a new game, when the current is doing so well?  DLC makes more sense for both, but I think Nintendo wants to try and catch lightning twice with Rhythm Heaven.

As for the Switch Pro... The quote reads "Please note that we have no plans to launch a new Nintendo Switch model during 2020."
I don't know how much wiggle room that gives them to say "well obviously we meant the fiscal year of 2020!"
(An easier reversal would probably be to say "well we had no plans last time, but now we do!".)

Nintendo does have a history of this kinda of stuff...
"We don't have plans to announce new hardware at E3" -> announces Switch Lite right after E3.
"No DS Lite is planned" -> DS Lite announced weeks later.
But I think those were statements to press, rather than investors. I don't really know where the line is for this kinda stuff regarding securities fraud? Presumably that's why they always talk about "no plans"... Because plans can always change.

Yeah, Nintendo has a history of lying about these things.  As for securities fraud, I'm not sure what the laws are in Japan, but most exchanges allow firms to not disclose proprietary information in public communications.  Proprietary here meaning anything that can be used by competitors to hurt them.  And the answer of not having plans and not specifying calendar or fiscal gives them wiggle room to say they weren't fibbing.
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« Reply #16 on: February 03, 2020, 01:01:08 PM »
I think it's all derived from "no plans to announce anything at this time".

Also, this doesn't rule out a base SKU upgrade like the one last year that gave the Switch extra battery power.
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Re: What will Nintendo release in 2020?
« Reply #17 on: February 03, 2020, 01:08:42 PM »
I'm still hoping for Super Mario Odyssey 2.

Also what's going on with Pikmin 4? It's been years now, are we sure it wasn't in fact Hey! Pikmin? Does it really exist? And if it does exist, why does this keep happening to Pikmin?!

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« Reply #18 on: February 03, 2020, 02:37:51 PM »
I suspect it's being held in case there's a gap in the release schedule left by something else getting pushed back.  But it's been so long, it's possible it got scrapped altogether when it was getting ported or just left behind.  But it was confirmed to be "almost completed" back in 2015, and with MP4 out of the near-term it would be a good time to drop if Nintendo felt it could cover the gaps.
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Re: What will Nintendo release in 2020?
« Reply #19 on: February 11, 2020, 12:09:22 AM »
I want those Animal Crossing joycons. Is there a chance that they're going to release a separate set of joycons in pastel color? 

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« Reply #20 on: February 11, 2020, 12:18:01 AM »
A quick googling shows that the joy-con will be sold separately, at least in Japan.  You can probably import via play-asia when they release, if they aren't sold in your region.  I would keep an eye on Nintendo's online store.
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Re: What will Nintendo release in 2020?
« Reply #21 on: February 18, 2020, 05:47:41 PM »
Nintendo's "no plans for new hardware beyond Animal Crossing themed Switch" lasted a full 18 days.

New Coral colour variant will release March 20th in Japan to coincide with Animal Crossing, while in the Americas it won't be out until April 3rd.



EDIT: February 20th they'll also air an Animal Crossing themed Direct. Last call to predict a port of Amiibo Festival!

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Re: What will Nintendo release in 2020?
« Reply #22 on: March 26, 2020, 01:11:01 PM »
Two recent marketing videos were released, the Indie World Showcase on March 17th was followed up with a Nintendo Direct Mini today.

The Indie World Showcase contained no new Nintendo-published games (obviously). Highlight was probably the immediate launch of Exit The Gungeon.

Today's Nintendo Direct delivered the following news regarding first party titles:
- Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition slated for May 29th. Will feature a new epilogue. Limited edition with vinyl soundtrack announced too.
- Good Job! is a Nintendo-published puzzle game launching today.
- Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order's third expansion (Shadow of Doom) dropped today.
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons will run a "Bunny Day" event from April 1st - April 12th.
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons will see another free update in April, adding in birthdays amongst others.
- Ring Fit Adventure gets a big update today: a rhythm game mode is added along with a new jogging mode,  new language options are added, and a female voice for your pilates Ring.
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will announce its first character of the 2nd Fighter Pass in June. The character will be from the ARMS series.
- ARMS becomes temporarily free to play for all Nintendo Switch Online members, between March 26th and April 6th.
- Nintendo will publish Club House Games: 51 Worldwide Classics on June 5th. This is a DS remake/remaster iirc.
- Pokémon Sword & Shield DLC Part 1: Isle of Armor will release end of June. Free outfits for pre-orders will arrive in August.
- Many new third party ports were announced, such as Burnout Paradise Remastered, collections of the Bioshock, Borderlands and X-Com 2 games, the GameCube exclusive Mr. Driller: Drill Land gets a remaster on Switch, as does Panzer Dragoon (out today), Star Wars Episode I Racer was announced... As well as a deep dive into Bravely Default II, which now features a fedora tipping dude. Thanks Square.

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Re: What will Nintendo release in 2020?
« Reply #23 on: March 26, 2020, 01:20:08 PM »
It seems no one called "unannounced shadow drop Mini Directs". No one in this thread knows anything!  >:(  ;)

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Re: What will Nintendo release in 2020?
« Reply #24 on: March 26, 2020, 01:23:23 PM »
It seems no one called "unannounced shadow drop Mini Directs". No one in this thread knows anything!  >:(  ;)

Big fan of them announced Indie World Showcases, but then dropping Directs without a whisper.

I was pretty close with my June/July release window for the Xenoblade Chronicles remake. Will this be the year I play my virtual console copy? Will pigs fly at last?