The Biggest Updates From The September Edition Of Nintendo Direct

A brand new episode of Nintendo Direct aired the other day unloading a ton of new info about upcoming Nintendo games and services. Some games we had already known were likely to be making an appearance, such as the new Yoshi’s Crafted World, and others were completely new reveals. Here’s a quick run-through of all the big announcements.

Luigi’s Mansion 3

While not necessarily the final name of the game, a trailer was released for the latest title in the Luigi’s Mansion series. It showcases a pretty scared Luigi trying to overcome his fears to suck up ghosts in his vacuum backpack.

Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn

Nintendo is planning a new 3DS port of this game which originally came out on the Wii. The new version will also include several pieces of brand new content to add a bit of extra flavor to the title.

Mario & Luigi: Bowsers Inside Story + Bowser Jr.’s Journey

This is another remake of a critically acclaimed Nintendo game for the 3DS.

Luigi’s Mansion 3DS – Now With Co-op!

So we’re actually going to be getting two Luigi’s Mansion titles. This is the original game being rereleased on 3DS with the new feature of co-op mode. You can play with a friend, even if they don’t own the game!

Splatoon 2 Ver. 4

Nintendo also gave us info on a new update for Splatoon 2 that will include several new features and weapons.

Capcom Beat’em Up Bundle

Capcom is releasing a bundle of several classic beat’em up games with support for online play. It will feature Final Fight, The King of Dragons, and Captain Commando to name a few.


Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe

Here’s yet another port Nintendo is deciding to rerelease with extra features. Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe will feature the original game plus Super Luigi U.

Yoshi’s Crafted World

And here the long speculated title of the new Yoshi game was confirmed.

Final Fantasy VII, XI, and X/X2

For the first time, these Final Fantasy games are finally making an appearance on a Nintendo system!


This month’s episode ended with a two bits of Animal Crossing news! The first piece of info we got is that Isabelle will be joining the cast for Smash Bros. Ultimate. Here’s the reveal trailer.

We also received a short teaser trailer giving players a heads up about an Animal Crossing Switch title set to release in 2019!

Animal Crossing Switch Teaser

And these were some of the biggest updates announced on the September edition of Nintendo Direct. They also revealed the complete info regarding the upcoming Nintendo Switch Online subscription service. As that is an extremely important service announcement, we’ve got a full write up on it which you can find right here.

If you’d like to watch the entire stream (and you’ve got about 40 minutes to spare), you can check it out at the link below.

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