Princess Peach: Showtime!, Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, F-ZERO 99 and More Announced in Latest Nintendo Direct
Nintendo pulled back the curtain during the most recent Nintendo Direct video presentation and unveiled details on a wide variety of games that will set the stage for the Nintendo Switch system throughout this year and next, including information about the new title starring Princess Peach, as well as games from Nintendo's development and publishing partners.
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First introduced earlier this summer, Princess Peach entered the spotlight of this Nintendo Direct with a new trailer for Princess Peach: Showtime!, her newest leading role that features a variety of new transformations and sour foes to overcome, launching on Nintendo Switch March 22, 2024. (Graphic: Business Wire)
First introduced earlier this summer, Princess Peach entered the spotlight of this Nintendo Direct with a new trailer for Princess Peach: Showtime!, her newest leading role that features a variety of new transformations and sour foes to overcome, launching on Nintendo Switch March 22, 2024. The Splatoon 3: Expansion Pass - Side Order DLC was also shown with newly surfaced details and a scheduled spring 2024 launch. In addition, a visually enhanced version of the Nintendo GameCube game Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door was announced for Nintendo Switch, with more information to be shared in the future. Plus, a new entry in the F-ZERO series was revealed with F-ZERO 99, a multiplayer racing game in which 99 players vie for first place, launching today and available exclusively for Nintendo Switch Online members.
The presentation also highlighted many games from Nintendo's global publishing and development partners, including Tomb Raider I-III Remastered Starring Lara Croft, a remastered collection of classic Tomb Raider games; Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown, a new adventure set in a mythological Persian world; Unicorn Overlord, which lets players embark on a royal adventure and fight against fate in the timeless RPG from the creators of 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim; Trombone Champ, a rootin' tootin' rhythm music game that features Joy-Con motion controls and local multiplayer* to create a chaotic cacophonous chorus; and DAVE THE DIVER, a deep-sea exploration and restaurant-management adventure with quirky friends to meet and underwater mysteries to discover.
To view the entire Nintendo Direct video, visit https://www.nintendo.com/nintendo-direct/09-14-2023/. Here's more information about the featured games:
* Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately.
** Any paid Nintendo Switch Online membership required to purchase controller(s). Limit four purchases per controller per Nintendo Account. Offer not available for free trial holders. Controller(s) ships to the U.S. and Canada only. Controller(s) is optional and not required to play the Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Nintendo Switch Online collections of games.
*** Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Paid Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack required to play the Nintendo 64 - Nintendo Switch Online, Game Boy Advance - Nintendo Switch Online and SEGA Genesis - Nintendo Switch Online collections of games, and to access the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Booster Course Pass, Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Happy Home Paradise and Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion DLC at no additional cost. Membership auto-renews after initial term at the then-current price unless canceled. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch/online
**** Full version of game required to use DLC for that game. Sold separately.
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