Here’s everything that was revealed during February 2022’s Nintendo Direct

The first Nintendo Direct of 2022 featured Mario Strikers: Battle League, Xenoblade Chronicles 3, a Wii Sports successor and more

Mario Strikers: Battle League

Right on schedule, Nintendo held its first early 2022 Direct to set the stage for the rest of the year.

As usual, the presentation was packed with a bunch of different announcements. See below for the full chronological list:

  • Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes — new ‘Musou’ style action game releasing June 24th, 2022
  • No Man’s Sky — port coming summer 2022
  • Mario Strikers: Battle League — new soccer game releasing June 10th, 2022
  • Splatoon 3 co-op mode, Salmon Run Next Wave trailer shown — full game releasing summer 2022
  • Front Mission 1st — remake coming TBA
  • Disney Speedstorm — free-to-play racer releasing this summer
  • Star Wars: The Force Unleashed — a port coming April 20th, 2022
  • Chrono Cross remaster called ‘The Radical Dreamers Edition — releasing April 7th, 2022
  • Kirby and the Forgotten Land — new trailer, game releases March 25th, 2022
  • MLB The Show 22 — new trailer for the Switch version featuring Shohei Ohtani, game releases April 5th, 2022
  • Kingdom Hearts series — the Switch cloud versions got a release date, February 10th, 2022
  • Klonoa Fantasy Reverie Series — ports releasing July 8th, 2022
  • Portal Companion Collection — ports coming TBA 2022
  • Live a Live — a remake coming July 22nd, 2022
  • Nintendo Switch Sports — new sports game releasing April 29th
  • Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival — new rhythm game releasing TBA 2022
  • Triangle Strategy — new free demo, game releases March 4th, 2022
  • Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course DLC — Canadian-made game coming to Switch alongside other platforms on June 30th, 2022
  • Metroid Dread free updates — ‘Dread’ and ‘Rookie’ modes coming February 9th, 2022, ‘Boss Rush’ in April 2022
  • Earthbound and Earthbound Beginnings — Nintendo Switch Online ports releasing February 9th, 2022
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC — 48 classic tracks remastered, will release by 2023, first wave coming March 18th, 2022
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3 — new RPG coming September 2022

That’s a quick breakdown of everything shown off, but you can view the full 40-minute Direct stream here.

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