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Nintendo Direct Mini March 26 Recap

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Nintendo Direct Mini March 2020

A couple of days ago, Nintendo dropped a new Nintendo Direct Mini by surprise. The 30-minute presentation highlighted some Nintendo Switch titles that will be released in the next few months. Highlights include Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition coming in May, the Borderlands and Bioshock getting collections on Switch on May 29, and the next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC fighter being an ARMS character.

If you prefer, you can watch the presentation in full embedded below. Otherwise, here are some more headlines and details showcased in the Nintendo Direct Mini:

  • Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition is a port of the original Xenoblade Chronicles for Wii that will launch for Switch on May 29. The switch port features visual enhancements, remixed music, and an exclusive epilogue story.
  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons is getting a small update that unlocks a seasonal even between April 1 and April 12. This Easter-themed celebration called Bunny Day features zipper and an egg hunt.
  • Pokemon Sword and Shield Expansion Pass got some details revealed. The legendary Pokemon Kubfu will be received by fighting at the dojo run by Mustard. The Tower of Two Fists will come in a Darkness and Waters form. After choosing which to challenge, your Urshifu will take on different forms.
  • Bravely Default II is a sequel to the 3DS's Bravely Default. The game is an epic RPG with a unique strategic battle system. It launches sometime in 2020, but a free demo is available on the eShop now.
  • Borderlands Legendary Collection will launch on Switch on May 29. It includes three games: Borderlands, Borderlands 2, and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel.
  • BioShock: The Collection will also launch on Switch May 29. The package includes BioShock Remasterd, BioShock 2 Remastered, and BioShock Infinite: The Complete Edition.
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's sixth DLC character will come from the ARMS franchise. More information to come in June.
  • Burnout Paradise REmastered will release for the Switch sometime in 2020. It is of course a remaster of Burnout Paradise from a decade ago.
  • King's Bounty II is coming to Switch in 2020. Another entry in the King's Bounty series, the sequel continues the evolution of western RPG and is flush with new mechanics.
  • Ninjala is a free to play battle royale featuring 8 players. Each player is a ninja who must sprint accross the stage and use their arsenal of skills to battle and earn points. It releases on Switch in May.
  • Catherine: Full Body is a remake of the original Catherine game. The puzzle-adventure game with some mature themes and a romantically-charged story with release for Switch on July 7

There were some other smaller announcements in the direct as well. You can watch the full thing yourself for all the info. Stay tuned for more information on these titles and more.

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