With the likes of 2020 is to be finished off with Super Mario 3D All-Stars, Super Mario Bros. 35, Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit, Pikmin 3 Deluxe, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity and the forthcoming The Crown Tundra DLC for Pokémon Sword & Shield, we’d like to take this time to turn our attention to 2021 and Nintendo’s current line-up for it:
Upcoming 2021 Titles with a Release Date:
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury
Release Date: February 12, 2021 (Worldwide)
Players: up to 4 players
Genre: Platformer, Action
Game File Size: 5.0 GB
Pounce and climb through dozens of colorful stages! Mario (and his friends) can use power-ups like the Super Bell, which grants catlike abilities, like climbing and scratching. Work together locally* or online** with up to three other players to reach the goal…and to see who can get a high score.
The Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury game features the same great co-op gameplay, creative levels and power-ups as the original game, but also so much more. Additional details about what fun things this game has to offer will be revealed soon!
Upcoming 2021 Titles without a Release Date:
Shin Megami Tensei V
Release Date: 2021
First Announced: January 11, 2017
Notes: The next numbered entry in ATLUS’ beloved Shin Megami Tensei series is coming exclusively to Nintendo Switch. In this epic role-playing game, order itself has crumbled and chaos reigns over all. Shin Megami Tensei V will have a simultaneous global launch on Nintendo Switch in 2021.
Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster
Release Date: Spring 2021
First Announced: July 20, 2020
Notes: It’s been 17 years since the original release of Shin Megami Tensei III, known in the U.S. as Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne. Now, the apocalyptic legend returns in a full high-definition remake of the classic game, coming to Nintendo Switch in spring 2021.
No More Heroes 3
Release Date: 2021 TBA
Players: 1 player
After a ten-year hiatus, everyone’s favorite “assassin action game” is back with the latest entry in the official numbered series.
The all-American #1 ranked assassin Travis Touchdown returns to the Garden of Insanity once again.
- The first official numbered release in the insane “assassin action game” series in ten years!
- Travis Touchdown, the otaku assassin, must face off against some super hardcore dudes… from SPACE?!
- Travis’ beloved Beam Katana and wrestling moves are back and better than ever!
Upcoming DLC, Add-on Content and Free Updates for 2020:
Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Free Updates)
Notes: Free updates released regularly throughout 2020 & 2021
March 2021: Super Mario themed furniture is to be added
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass Vol. 2 (Paid DLC)
Notes: Min-Min was revealed as the first DLC fighter of the new pack on June 22, 2020
DLC Fighter #1: Release Date: June 29, 2020 (Min Min)
Confirmed Games in Development:
First Announced: September 7, 2015
Metroid Prime 4
First Announced: June 13, 2017
First Announced: December 7, 2017
Detective Pikachu 2
First Announced: May 28, 2019
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2
First Announced: June 11, 2019
First Announced: June 24, 2020 for Nintendo Switch and smartphone devices
New Pokémon Snap
Release Date: TBD
Players: To be determined
Seek out and take in-game pictures of Pokémon in their native environments in the New Pokémon™ Snap game, only for the Nintendo Switch™ system! You’ll even discover behaviors and expressions you’ve never seen before when you encounter and research lively wild Pokémon.
Explore environments, take in-game pictures and fill your Pokémon Photodex
Travel to unknown islands with beautiful scenery like lush jungles and sandy beaches. The Pokémon pictures you take there will be used to build your very own Pokémon Photodex!
This brand-new game brings the gameplay of the 1999 Pokémon Snap game for the Nintendo 64™ system to life on the Nintendo Switch system with unknown islands to discover and different Pokémon to see!
Photograph lively wild Pokémon in their natural habitats as you research and explore unknown islands. Journey through a variety of environments such as beaches and jungles to capture previously-unseen Pokémon behaviors. The photos you take can also be used to fill out your very own Pokémon Photodex!
- See a different side of Pokémon in a new photo-snapping adventure, only on Nintendo Switch
- Research various Pokémon in their natural habitats and capture Pokémon behaviors that you’ve never seen before
- Explore unknown islands with scenery like lush jungles and tropical beaches throughout your journey
- Take in-game photos to make your very own Pokémon Photodex
We hope you find this guide helpful!
Tags: Animal Crossing: New Horizons, No More Heroes 3, Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster, Shin Megami Tensei V, Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Fighters Pass Vol. 2
This post was written by Solid Jack