Nintendo has just announced a Nintendo Direct for Splatoon 2! It’ll likely be the last real big blowout of information before Splatoon 2 comes out. They will be talking about some of the weapons they have yet to show off, new features, gamemodes, and styles of clothing. Remember the Splatoon 2 Nintendo Direct will be this Thursday on July 6th, at 7 am PT/ 10 am ET. Splatoon 2 releases on July 21st only on Nintendo Switch.
The Link to watch the Nintendo Direct: http://www.nintendo.com/nintendo-direct/07-06-2017/
This winter, games in Japan get to compete in the ARMS Grand Prix. There are no dates yet, and no word on whether westerners will get their own event or be allowed to go to Japan to compete. Regardless ARMS is shaping up to become a huge esports title for Nintendo.
On My Nintendo.com the Nintendo Switch has sold out, in only 8 minutes. The Nintendo Switch has been constantly sold out as fast as possible, whenever it gets into stock again. Let’s hope you are one of the lucky ones to get your hands on of these Switch’s. Nintendo promises to up production for the Switch starting soon, so let’s hope.
Some details for Fire Emblem Warriors, and the future of Warriors styled Nintendo games have been detailed. Going into local multiplayer features, no word on online multiplayer yet. Along with how some basic leveling works, and how some of the features of the Fire Emblem franchise has made it’s way into Fire Emblem Warriors. Fire Emblem Warriors will launch on Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3ds family of systems sometime in Q3/Q4.
– Includes local co-op, which will be splitscreen
– Not any details on any plans for post-launch DLC
– You can level up and change classes
– You can change the character’s appearance as well
– Will be a more difficult mode where you have to think strategically or else you’ll lose characters
– A more casual mode where you will not lose characters
– Forge bonds between characters, but there is no marriage
– Shadow Dragon, Awakening and Fates are the games they’re “focusing” on for the roster
– No plans to develop Pikmin Warriors or Wave Race Warriors
The demand for the Nintendo Switch is way ahead of Nintendo’s own expectations. A Nintendo UK PR Spokesperson stated below.
“For Nintendo Switch, our initial plan for the fiscal year ended March 2017 was to ship two million units by the end of March, but we increased production which resulted in shipping 2.74 million units globally.
To take advantage of this favorable momentum, we will continue to bolster our manufacturing facilities and strive to increase production in preparation for the Christmas period, which has been factored into our forecast of shipping 10 million units globally by the end of this fiscal year.”
“Creative director Laurent Malville explains how you can customize your starship on the fly and why the freedom to explore is an important part of Starlink: Battle for Atlas.” Starlink: Battle for Atlas will release in the fall of 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
Splatoon 2 Pre-Orders in Japan have sky rocketed through the rough. With 800K stand alone copies of the game being pre-ordered there. This is not counting worldwide sales, or even the Switch and Spaltoon 2 Bundles in Japan. It seems that Nintendo has a huge title on their hands that has generated a lot of positive buzz. You can find the figures on COMG to see how it compares sales wise.
Splatoon 2 has approximately 800k preorders in Japan (maybe more, maybe less). In a single day should be top selling Switch game in Japan.
Nintendo’s new hit IP ARMS is getting it’s first new character sometime this month. Max Brass the champion of the ARMS League will be available for free for everyone to enjoy. I can’t wait to play as him, and below is a trailer detailing what to expect from Max Brass.
“Summer break is FINALLY here, so let’s get this vacation started. We’ve got Swapdoodle DLC and amazing discounts (up to 40% off!) on some fun games to play on the road or on the big screen together with friends and family. Redeem your points for July rewards and get ready for your vacations!”
☆ Keep vacation memories alive by drawing pictures this summer!
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – The Master Trials DLC Pack 1 is now out for everyone to download as apart of the Expansion Pass. The DLC contains plenty of new armor and weapons, new map features like plotting out your course, a teleportation device, a hard mode, and the Master Trials, which is a huge challenge mode where you start out with nothing at all. We will be reviewing here at RealGamerNewz so if you are unsure stay tuned for our review! Until then have a great weekend.
Hyper Sentinel is a shoot ’em up retro-inspired game coming soon to Nintendo Switch. It’s posed to be a fun little indie to play on the go and on the big screen. Showing the ever growing support from indie studios for the Nintendo Switch.
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