Nintendo just streamed a showcase focused on third party games coming to the Switch! Here’s a summary of the details announced; the Direct itself can be found embedded at the end of the article.
Cadence of Hyrule
Cadence of Hyrule, a cross-over between Crypt of the NecroDancer and The Legend of Hyrule, is getting new content! The three new DLC include:
- A Character Pack, featuring Impa, Aria, Shadow Link, Shadow Zelda, and Frederick
- A Music Pack, adding 39 new songs to the game, consisting of old Zelda tracks and new remixes
- Symphony of the Mask Story Pack – take on the role of Skull Kid in new areas, with different abilities depending on which mask he wears
The Character Pack is available later today, with the other two DLC releasing later this year. A Season Pass for this content will also be available shortly.
Rogue Company, a third-person multiplayer shooter where you play as a mercenary operative, is finally ready for the Switch. Cross-platform play and progression, motion controlled aiming were highlighted in the reveal, with an announcement date being revealed later today.
WWE 2K: Battlegrounds
An arcade take on the wrestling game genre is coming to the Switch via WWE 2K: Battlegrounds! Selecting one of your favourite WWE wrestlers, you can power through quick, casual battles against friends or the AI, at home or on the go!
Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster
The Playstation 2 classic, Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne, is coming to the Nintendo Switch. With updated graphics and other tweaks, prepare to experience the JRPG anew. Convince the enemy to join your side in battle, and tame demons to fight demons. Pursue your destiny: Law, Chaos, or somewhere in between? Your future, and the world’s, lays in your hands in Spring, 2021.
Shin Megami Tensei V
The latest entry in the famed franchise is on its way to the Switch in 2021. Little about the title was revealed, except that you’ll be playing a male high school student, seemingly transported to a future, demon-filled Tokyo.
That was it for announcements this time around. What did you think – inspired, or disappointed? Let us know in the comments! The Direct may be found embedded below.