Nintendo Direct To Air Tomorrow, Wednesday 13th February

The Direct will apparently run 35 minutes long, and focus on Switch titles, particularly Fire Emblem: Three Houses.

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Whether this is the long-awaited reveal of the new mainline sequel for the Switch is unclear but it's interesting that the rumours make no mention of Animal Crossing or Luigi's Mansion 3, which may mean they're coming out later in the year.

Reports about a new Direct airing this week surfaced last weekend following teases from a Nintendo Insider.

But you can bet there will be plenty of other games revealed, especially considering the first-party release schedule for the Switch in 2019. Fire Emblem is now slated for a spring 2019 release, so hopefully we'll get a proper release date. A few surprise announcements would also certainly be welcome! Metroid Prime 4 is in the works as well, but with development having been handed off to Retro Studios, who rebooted the project, it's safe to say we won't see a new Metroid for at least a year.

Last year Game Freak and the Pokemon Company revealed Pokemon Let's Go at an event exclusively dedicated to the Switch game - outside of a Nintendo Direct.

If that's the case, then the Nintendo Direct this week could unveil the Pokemon Gen 8 title before a deep dive in the upcoming Treehouses.

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