Nintendo Direct September/October 2021 (Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack)

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Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak – Massive expansion coming winter 2022 (Nintendo Switch)

New stories, locales, monsters and more await in Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak, a massive DLC expansion coming winter 2022!

Three More Boards Revealed in Mario Party Superstars! – Nintendo Switch

Three more boards from the Nintendo 64 era join Space Land and Peach’s Birthday Cake in Mario Party Superstars! Also, want to focus on minigame action? Head to Mt. Minigames for a variety of courses!

Kirby and the Forgotten Land – Coming autumn 2022! (Nintendo Switch)

Discover a new 3D Kirby adventure set in a mysterious world when Kirby and the Forgotten Land arrives on Nintendo Switch next autumn!

Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack

Nintendo 64 Games: Super Mario 64, Mario Kart 64, Starfox 64, Yoshi’s Story, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, WinBack: Covert Operations, Mario Tennis, Dr. Mario 64, Sin and Punishment

Sega Genesis Games: Castlevania Bloodlines, Contra: Hard Corps, Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine, Eco the Dolphin, Golden Axe, Gunstar Heroes, Musha, Phantasy Star IV, Ristar, Shining Force, Shinobi III, Sonic 2, Streets of Rage, Strider

Additional N64 games that will be coming to NSO in the future: The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, F-Zero X, Mario Golf, Pokémon Snap, Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards, Paper Mario, and Banjo-Kazooie.

Nintendo Switch Online members will also have the opportunity to purchase full-size wireless Nintendo 64 and SEGA Genesis controllers to play these classic games the way they were meant to be played. Priced at US$49.99 each (AU Pricing: TBA)

Splatoon 3 – The return of the Mammalians? (Nintendo Switch)

Splash down in the Splatlands for chaotic Turf Wars, new weapons and…the return of the Mammalians?!

Bayonetta 3 – Coming 2022! (Nintendo Switch)

The witch is back! Bayonetta 3 launches exclusively on Nintendo Switch in 2022.

TRIANGLE STRATEGY – Coming 04/03/2022! (Nintendo Switch)

Let your conviction guide you in TRIANGLE STRATEGY, coming March 4th 2022.

Chocobo GP

A racing experience featuring Chocobo and FINAL FANTASY characters comes to #NintendoSwitch in 2022! In Chocobo GP, race across familiar FINAL FANTASY and Chocobo tracks, and use special character abilities and Magicites to speed past the competition.

Guardian of Remembrance – Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (Nintendo Switch)

The fight against Calamity Ganon continues in Guardian of Remembrance, the second half of the Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass, arriving on October 29th.


Super Mario Movie 2022

During the Nintendo Direct, Shigeru Miyamoto made a surprise appearance to discuss the full-length Mario movie in the works from Illumination studios. The release date in North America is December 21, 2022 and release dates for Japan and other regions will be announced at a later date.

List of actors that will bring the Mario characters to life:

  • Chris Pratt will be voicing Mario
  • Anya Taylor-Joy will voice Princess Peach
  • Charlie Day will voice Luigi
  • Jack Black will be playing Bowser
  • Keegan-Michael Key will voice Toad
  • Seth Rogen will voice Donkey Kong
  • Fred Armisen will voice Cranky Kong
  • Kevin Michael Richardson will voice Kamek
  • Sebastian Maniscalco will voice Spike

Update 16th October 2021 - Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack overview trailer

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Comments

  • More interested in the ACNH Direct next month than anything announced this morning plus the announcement of Series 5 amiibo cards.

    Also 1AM 6 Oct for the final SSBU character.

    Of course they just dropped the PROJECT from TRIANGLE STRATEGY to get its final name like Octopath, but the demo was great and the LE looks nice.

    Splat3 single player should be good and Kirby looks interesting.

    The new Mario Golf courses are ok but are like the beginner course and not full on courses.

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    Update 16th October 2021 - Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack overview trailer

    Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack launches October 26th! This membership includes:

    • Nintendo 64 games
    • Access to Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise from November 5th
    • SEGA Mega Drive games
    • All the benefits of the standard Nintendo Switch Online membership

    Prices for Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack:

    • Individual Membership: 12 months (365 days) - US $49.99 / AU $59.95 / NZ $69.95
    • Family Membership: 12 months (365 days) - US $79.99 / AU $109.95 / NZ $119.95

    For Reference, current standalone Nintendo Switch Online are:

    • Individual Membership: 12 months (365 days) - AU $29.95 / NZ $32.95
    • Family Membership: 12 months (365 days) - AU $54.95 / NZ $60.45

    Basically paying double the annual price for the Expansion Pack…

    There's also no way to just purchase individual pack of the expansion (ie. if you don't play Animal Crossing/only want N64 Games)