Super Mario Maker 2 and The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening Coming in 2019
In a new Nintendo Direct video presentation, Nintendo announced that Super Mario Maker 2, a sequel to the original game, and a stylish re-imagining of The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening are both launching this year for the Nintendo Switch. The video also revealed Astral Chain, a new action game from PlatinumGames exclusive to Nintendo Switch.
In addition to introducing other titles coming to Nintendo Switch, like Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice and Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, the video also provided more details about upcoming Nintendo games like Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Yoshi’s Crafted World, Daemon x Machina and Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order, among many others. Nintendo Switch will also be home to Boxboy! + Boxgirl!, the next iteration of the puzzle-platformer series coming to Nintendo eShop.
Plus, starting today, Nintendo Switch owners will have access to surprise launches like the online 99-player puzzle-fest Tetris 99 and classic Square Enix role-playing game Final Fantasy IX, as well as new co-op DLC for Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker and free demos for upcoming games.