PayDay 2 on Switch features timed-exclusive character, CRIME.NET Local Play

Lavoué isn't wrong. The Nintendo Switch hardware is less powerful than Sony and Microsoft's, both who had to release a mid-cycle console to add 4K capabilities to their platforms.

No official date is kicking around yet but straight from the mouth of Nintendo themselves, we can expect the new game sometime this coming spring.

There's a bucket load of updated and ported Nintendo games coming to the Switch, from DS titles The World Ends with You: Final Remix and Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition, to PC bank robbery game Payday 2 and Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana, the PC, PS4 and PlayStation Vita game.

It is also rumored that Rockstar Games are looking to bring two well renowned titles in GTA V and Red Dead Redemption to the Nintendo Switch.

The Nintendo Direct Mini then moved its focus over to Kirby Star Allies, and detailed some of Kirby's new abilities within the game.

Other announcements included confirmation that Payday 2 was coming to Switch on February 27th, and free DLC for Super Mario Odyssey launching in February.

The impeccable Super Mario Odyssey gets a new competitive game mode and an appearance by the well-known plumber's too frequently ignored brother. Fans can download that and give the game a whirl as of today.


The game will feature local and online multiplayer, touch-screen controls, and HD rumble. As was seen when Bandai Namco Entertainment saw impressive sales of over half a million units for the Nintendo Switch port of its 2017 game, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2.

Nintendo on Thursday revealed its upcoming Switch games for 2018 via a Nintendo Direct Mini video.

How these issues will be resolved will fall largely into the wait-and-see category, but as the Switch appears to have strong third-party support, 2018 could be another banner year for Nintendo's hit console.

Why exactly? Well the company's last big presentation came back in September, followed by smaller ones dedicated to specific games further into the fall. It includes the three games and is exclusive to PS4, but ships with a bunch of delectable extras suitable for any hardcore Dark Souls fan.

Dark Souls: Remastered will feature visual enhancements and will include the Artorias of the Abyss expansion.

The Mario Tennis franchise is coming to the Switch with a story mode. But it is clear that Nintendo Switch is among the highest and is in the top position. Knowing every area of the game's kingdoms will be key. That seems to be what this new story mode is going for, but it also seems that this particular mode might abandon the tennis academy setting of previous Mario Tennis stories in favor of something a little wackier.

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