Everything shown in the Nintendo Direct (March 2023)

So many games.

The Nintendo Direct on February 8, 2023, showcased numerous games during its 40-minute run time. Fans got more information on The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, Pikmin 4, Metroid Prime, and more. Below, you can check out everything showcased in the Nintendo Direct.

All reveals in the February 2023 Nintendo Direct

The Legend of Zelda Tears of the Kingdom

The reason everyone turned into the Direct, besides Silksong fans, is more info on The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Destruction comes to Hyrule, and Link must save the day as he faces new threats and monsters. Dive into an incredible new adventure alongside Link, Epona, Zelda. Master new skills and more on May 12, 2023.

Pikmin 4

Pikmin 4 looks like a delightful new adventure in the Pikmin series releasing . Familiar Pikmin return such as Red, Yellow, Blue, and more. We also get a look at Ice Pikmin, a new type of Pikmin. Oaatchi is also a new companion introduced in Pikmin 4. Check out the official trailer from the Nintendo Direct in February 2023.

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Expansion Pass

The third wave of DLC introduces a new character. We also received a sneak peek at volume 4, which will release later in 2023. The third batch will be released on February 15, 2023.

Fashion Dreamer

Become a fashionable style influencer in Fashion Dreamer. Create unique fashions, like others' outfits, or suggest new looks. Collect items to expand your wardrobe and create incredible looks. Don't forget to be active on social media and grow your brand when Fashion Dreamer releases in 2023 exclusively on Nintendo Switch.

Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Witch

Explore the origins of Bayonetta in a new tale following Cereza. Meet Chesire and control the demon and Cereza to journey through a mysterious forest. Use the powers and strengths of both characters to overcome monsters within the forest. Cereza and the Lost Witch unleashes the magic on March 17, 2023.

Splatoon 3

Splatoon 3's expansion pass has arrived, bringing new content to the game. In the first wave, you'll get to explore Inkopolis from the original Splatoon. Collect new weapons and gear from new and familiar vendors. Salmon Run, Tableturf Battle, the Shoal, and amiibo will function the same in this city. Marie and Callie put on an enchanting performance during Splatfests, so be sure to visit. This DLC releases in Spring 2023. Keep an eye out for the mystery Side Order of the expansion pass wave 2.

Disney Illusion Island

Micky, Minnie, Donald, and Goofy take off on a new adventure in this platforming title. Use each characters' skills to explore every mystery of the island in Disney Illusion Island. Swim, run, climb, swing, and more when this July 28, 2023.

Fire Emblem Engage

New Engage Emblems are coming through Hector, Soren, and Camill in Wave 2, and Chrom, Robin, and Veronic are in Wave 3. Wave 4 will introduce a new story in Fell Xenologue. Wave 2 is available later today.

Harmony: The Fall of Reverie

From Don't Nod comes a new world in which Gods walk the earth. In Harmony: The Fall of Reverie Humanity hangs in the balance, and it is up to you to navigate two worlds to save humanity. Celeste's legendary composer, Lena Rain, scores this upcoming title. June 2023

Octopath Traveler II

A demo for Octopath Traveler II launches today, allowing players to explore the game early ahead of its epic tale across eight different characters. Join forces and face threats as a party when Octopath Traveler II releases on February 24, 2023.

Sea of Stars

Explore a beautiful world, meet delightful characters, and engage in tactical turn-based combat in Sea of Stars. This RPG comes from the developer of The Messenger and looks to carry on the high-quality of the studio's work on August 29, 2023.

Related: Everything included in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom Collectors Edition

Advanced Wars

After its previous delay, Advanced Wars remastered has a new release date of April 21, 2023. Fans will finally be able to dive into this epic remake of a class strategy title on the Nintendo Switch.

Kirby's Return to Dreamland Deluxe

Magolor Epilogue The Interdimensional Traveler is a new adventure coming to Kirby's Return to Dreamland Deluxe. Explore as a weakened Magolor and restore your power. As you unlock new abilities, you will become stronger and more versatile. Unlock these powers in your own order, either solo or in co-op. This mode will be available after clearing the story.

Ninteod Switch Online

At long last, Game Boy Games are coming to Nintendo Switch Online. This will include the following games, with more to come. In addition, Game Boy Advance will come to the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pass. This also includes multiplayer and is available today.

  • Game Boy
    • The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX
    • Gargoyle's Quest
    • Game & Watch Gallery 3
    • Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare
    • Metroid II - Return of Samus
    • Wario Land 3
    • Kirby's Dream Land
  • Game Boy Advance
    • Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros 3
    • WarioWare, Inc. M
    • Kuru Kuru Kururin
    • Mario Kart: Super Circuit
    • Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga
    • The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap

Metroid Prime Remastered

It's happening; Metroid Prime Remastered is coming to Nintendo Switch. Fans have been dying for this, and it is coming later today. While it isn't the full trilogy, it is promising news that the second and third Metroid Prime is coming eventually.

Fantasy Life i The Girl Who Steals Time

Live out your fantasy and make this island your own through the past and future. Master various crafts and classes as you develop the island. Rebuild it as you see fit and create your dream life in 2023.

Related: Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe – Release date, platforms, demo, and more!

Mario Kart 8 Wave 4 DLC

Minecraft Legends

Trailer coming soon.

Dead Cells: Return to Castlevania

Samba De Amigo

Tron: Identity

Trailer coming soon.

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective


Omega Strikers

We Love Katamari Reroll + Royal Reverie


Trailer coming soon.

Master Detective Archive: RAIN Code

Trailer coming soon.

Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection

Trailer coming soon.

Have a Nice Death

Trailer coming soon.

Baten Katitos I & II Remaster

WBSC eBaseball: Power Pros

Trailer coming soon.

Disney Dreamlight Valley

Tales of Symphonia Remastered

Trailer coming soon.

Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection

Professor Layton and The New World of Steam

For more information on Nintendo, check out Raincode – Release date, platforms, trailer, and more! and Merry Magoland brings mini-game madness to Kirby’s Return to Dreamland on Pro Game Guides.

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Justin has been diving into fantasy worlds since he can remember. He is a certified nerd who has a deep love of reading, writing, and hiking. He has been writing since his college days, but specifically in gaming for two years. His favorite games are The Legend of Zelda, Pokémon, Hollow Knight, Celeste, and Banjo Kazooie.
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