There was speculation that a Nintendo Direct would be short. It turns out that one was announce! The announcement was make early this morning. The Direct will take place on February 8, on the East Coast, starting at 5 PM and lasting for about 40 minutes.
According to the tweet that announced the Nintendo Direct according to announcement tweet, the Direct will focused on the games planned for the first quarter of 2023. It’s likely to include games like Octopath Traveler II (not that Square Enix has reminded anyone about the match scheduled to be released at the end of February) and possibly Pikmin 4, and of course, the much-anticipated Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. However, one (i.e., me) would like to see the possibility that the Direct will also include finally, at long last, an announcement date for the long-awaited and unresolved Advance Wars remakes.
There’s also the (not tiny) possibility that Nintendo will provide us with another glimpse of the Super Mario Bros. Movie. Unfortunately, the film has already made, as I’ve heard that the internet’s top dad is an impressive Mario.
Nintendo recently released its quarter-end earnings report, which states that the Switch has sold more than 120 million units, making it the third most popular console ever. However, according to a CNBC report, the company has decided to lower its software and hardware sales projection in 2023 because of the less-than-stellar holiday sales. Since the Switch is making progress in terms of years when compared to other systems, it’s time to introduce a new product in the works that could be reveal during the next Direct.