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September 2021 Nintendo Direct Recap

Here’s everything you missed in the Nintendo Direct for September 2021!

After an exciting Nintendo Direct, there’s a lot to process in the September showcase! Nintendo had a lot of big announcements for fans, as well as updates on some long-awaited titles.

Although we didn’t get any more details about Pokemon Legends: Arceus, some of Nintendo’s biggest projects did make an appearance this time around. And there was even a controversial announcement about the upcoming Super Mario movie that broke the internet!

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As we approach the release date of the Nintendo Switch OLED, we didn’t hear anything new about the upcoming console either. But it’s not like the Japanese publisher needs any help selling the new Switch version either, as the OLED console went out of stock in minutes!

Nintendo Direct September 2021 Recap

Here’s your full recap for the Nintendo Direct in September 2021!

If you want to see the show for yourself, here’s a link to the full September Nintendo Direct! Otherwise, here are all the titles we got new information about:

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

Monster Hunter fans everywhere can rest easy knowing that the game’s first DLC is just around the corner. This was the first announcement of Sunbreak, and it started the show off with a bang!

Mario Party Superstars

We already knew Mario Party Superstars was coming, but getting 3 new boards announced for the upcoming party game is always a treat!

Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars

A new card-based title by Square Enix, this charming game has a world created entirely by playing cards. A fresh take on tabletop RPGs, the game features beautiful visuals and an intriguing story to follow.

Disco Elysium – The Final Cut

Disco Elysium is one of the most critically-acclaimed games of the last few years, and its Final Cut is finally coming to Nintendo Switch. Will you become a hero, or an absolute disaster of a human being?

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass

The latest Hyrule Warriors title brings news about its upcoming Expansion Pass. Relive historic moments from Hyrule’s past in Wave 2 – Guardian of Remembrance on October 29.

Chocobo GP

We didn’t see this one coming but a Final Fantasy racing game is here! Chocobo GP allows gamers to play as their favorite characters from the Final Fantasy universe, and compete in hectic, local or online multiplayer races.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Final DLC Fighter

It’s time for exciting news for Smash fans, but we’re not getting the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate final DLC fighter just yet! Instead, Masahiro Sakurai will present the final fighter in a special event on October 5 at 7 AM PT / 10 AM ET.

Kirby and the Forgotten Land

Kirby and the Forgotten Land looks like the game Kirby fans have been waiting years for. The upcoming 3D adventure offers Kirby the huge adventure he deserves, and it’s releasing in Spring 2022.

Animal Crossing New Horizons Direct & Brewster

Animal Crossings fans are getting the long-awaited return of Brewster and The Roost in November! On top of that, there’s going to be a specific Animal Crossings New Horizons Direct this October.

Mario Golf: Super Rush

Mario Golf: Super Rush is back with its second free update, containing Koopa Trooper and Ninji as playable characters. We’re also getting 2 new courses alongside the major update which is out now!

Disney Magical World 2: Enchanted Edition

A new Disney adventure is here, with the Enchanted Edition of Disney Magical World 2. Explore the worlds of your favorite Disney franchises and interact with beloved characters in this new port of a 3DS favorite.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

Known by fans as one of the best Star Wars games of all time, Knights of the Old Republic is back. Although we saw a KOTOR full remake in the works at the recent PlayStation Showcase, the original game will be coming to Nintendo Switch on November 11.

Dying Light 2 – Cloud Version

Although the Nintendo Switch requires a Cloud Version to run Dying Light 2, it doesn’t look to sacrifice any part of the experience. Work alongside survivers and battle the infected as you struggle to stay human in a world that changes based on your choices.

Dying Light : Platinum Edition

Meanwhile, why not try out the original Dying Light in its Platinum Edition, which launches on October 19! There’s no better way to get ready for the sequel, after all.

Triangle Strategy

One of the most interesting titles in Nintendo’s upcoming line-up, Triangle Strategy displays a stunning world with beautiful HD 2D graphics. A riveting story based on the decisions you make awaits on March 4, 2022!

Metroid Dread

The return of Samus in Metroid Dread is something fans have waited a long time for. The game’s new trailer reveals a new look at boss monsters, new power-ups, and the story of Metroid Dread’s Planet ZDR.

Nintendo Switch Online Nintendo 64 and SEGA Genesis Plan

A big expansion is coming to Nintendo Switch Online, with both Nintendo 64 games and SEGA Genesis titles joining the fun. In a new Nintendo Switch Online membership, gamers will get access to classic titles, and Nintendo is re-releasing classic controllers to help take you back to your childhoods.

Here’s how to pre-order the Nintendo 64 and SEGA Genesis controllers for Switch Online!

Shadowrun Trilogy

Cyberpunk meets fantasy in the Shadowrun Trilogy RPGs. The cult-classic games feature a thrilling narrative, skill-based character growth, and gripping turn-based tactical combat.

Castlevania Advance Collection

More classic titles return with the Castlevania Advance Collection. Battle against Count Dracula in 4 iconic Castlevania titles, complete with new quick save, rewind, and button mapping features.

Actraiser Renaissance

Sticking with the theme of classics, Actraiser returns in a new release on Nintendo Switch. The SNES title now features stunning HD visuals, as well as new stages, music, and even boss battles!

Deltarune Chapter 2

The long-awaited follow-up to Deltarune Chapter 1, Chapter 2 is now available as a free update on Nintendo Switch! From the maker of Undertale comes a new story, set in an all-too familiar style…

Super Mario Movie

The biggest announcement of the Nintendo Direct was quite possibly the reveal of a December 22 release date for the Super Mario movie. The upcoming animated feature even announced part of its cast, with Chris Pratt as Mario, Jack Black as Bowser, Charlie Day as Luigi, and more!

Splatoon 3

The new Splatoon 3 trailer “Return of the Mammalians” had a lot to reveal about Nintendo’s upcoming in-based shooter!

Here’s everything we learned about Splatoon 3 in the September Nintendo Direct!

Bayonetta 3

Finally, we got our first real look at Bayonetta 3, which was one of the most exciting Nintendo reveals in long time. In the upcoming title, Bayonetta will be able to wield the powers of a variety of beasts to take part in incredible Kaiju-esque battles alongside the game’s traditional stylish combat system.

That’s the full recap for your Nintendo Direct in September 2021! However, we’ve got the exciting Smash Bros reveal dropping in just a couple of weeks’ time.

On top of that, we’re certain to get another Pokemon Presents showcase before Pokemon Legends: Arceus’ release date.

Meanwhile, the Nintendo Switch just got a major update, adding a hugely requested feature!

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