September 10, 2020 9:31 am Published by Leave your thoughts

*Last Updated: January 21, 2021

 

We’re not even in 2021 quite yet and already it is shaping up to be an interesting you. Slowly but surely we’re learning about new titles and getting new release dates to go with them and so you guys don’t have to miss any of the fun, here’s everything we know about the games that are on their way, from Mario to Travis, Monster Hunter and more Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighter DLC:

 

Upcoming 2021 Titles with a Release Date/Window: (+Games by Atlus & Capcom)

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!

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Bravely Default II

 

Release Date: February 26, 2021

Players: 1 player

Genre: Role-Playing

Publisher: Nintendo

Developer: Square Enix

Price: $59.99

Game File Size: 14.6 GB

 

A new world, a new story, and all-new Heroes of Light await in an original RPG experience arriving on the Nintendo Switch system in 2020! This successor to the original Bravely Default game comes from the team that brought you the Bravely series and Octopath Traveler, and features music from Revo (Sound Horizon/Linked Horizon), acclaimed composer of the Bravely Default soundtrack.

  • Brand-new entry in Square Enix’s Bravely Series
  • Travel the world in search of the four Crystals with the latest incarnation of the brave band known as the Heroes of Light
  • Latest creation from Team Asano, creators of the Bravely series and Octopath Traveler
  • New world filled with new characters, but with the atmosphere and excitement the Bravely series is known for

MONSTER HUNTER RISE

 

Release Date: March 26, 2021

Players: up to 2 players

Genre: Action

Publisher: Capcom

Developer: Capcom

Price$59.99

Game File Size: 8.8 GB

 

The critically acclaimed action-RPG series returns to the Nintendo Switch™!

Set in the ninja-inspired land of Kamura Village, explore lush ecosystems and battle fearsome monsters to become the ultimate hunter. It’s been half a century since the last calamity struck, but a terrifying new monster has reared its head and threatens to plunge the land into chaos once again.

Hunt solo or in a party with friends to earn rewards that you can use to craft a huge variety of weapons and armor. Brand new gameplay systems such as the high-flying ‘Wire Action’ and your canine companion ‘Palamute’ will add exciting new layers to the already robust combat that Monster Hunter is known for.

Whether it’s at home, on the go, online or offline – you’ll always be ready for your next hunt on the Nintendo Switch™!

New Pokémon Snap

 

Release Date: April 30, 2021

Players: 1 player

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Nintendo

Developer: BANDAI NAMCO Studios Inc.

Price$59.99

Game File Size: 6.8 GB

 

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

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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.

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No More Heroes 3

 

Release Date: Spring 2021

Players: 1 player

Genre: Action

Publisher: Grasshopper Manufacture

Developer: Grasshopper Manufacture

Price: N/A

Game File Size: N/A

 

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!

Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin

 

Release Date: Summer 2021

Players: to be determined

Genre: Role-Playing

Publisher: Capcom

Developer: Capcom

PriceN/A

Game File Size: N/A

 

Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin offers both RPG and Monster Hunter fans a unique new experience with a rich storyline featuring charming characters, challenging quests and friendly encounters with familiar monsters from the Monster Hunter series. Assuming the role of a young Monster Rider who can use a Kinship Stone to form strong bonds with monsters, players can gain experience and improve their skills to form deeper connections with these wonderful creatures. When ready, players can embark on memorable adventures filled with dramatic events and heartwarming friendships as the epic tale unfolds.

Upcoming 2021 Titles without a Release Date:

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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.

 

Upcoming DLC, Add-on Content and Free Updates for 2021:

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Free Updates)

Notes: Free updates released regularly throughout 2020 & 2021

March 2021: Super Mario themed furniture is to be added

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass Vol. 2 (Paid DLC)

Notes: Third Fighter from the second Fighter Pass is to be revealed in Q1 2021.

DLC Fighter #1: Release Date: June 29, 2020 / June 30, 2020 (Min Min from ARMS)

DLC Fighter #2: Release Date: October 13, 2020 / October 14, 2020 (Steve from Minecraft)

 

Confirmed Games in Development:

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Pikmin 4

First Announced: September 7, 2015

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Metroid Prime 4

First Announced: June 13, 2017

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Bayonetta 3

First Announced: December 7, 2017

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Detective Pikachu 2

First Announced: May 28, 2019

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2

First Announced: June 11, 2019

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Pokémon Unite

First Announced: June 24, 2020 for Nintendo Switch and smartphone devices

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New Pokémon Snap

 

Release Date: TBD

Players: To be determined

Genre: Simulation

 

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

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