Nintendo Direct could reveal as many as 18 new Switch games

Audrey Hill
January 3, 2018

The Switch was undoubtedly one of the biggest winners among gaming hardware products the past year after selling millions of units around the world. There was a leak for a potential Nintendo Direct through EA's internal presentation which pointed towards a January Direct.

Nintendo has officially gotten its groove back.

Amazon placeholders hint at an upcoming Nintendo Direct that may see more than 16 games unveiled. These titles will be released for the Switch worldwide on February 16. Over the holiday weekend, Amazon briefly sent a number of listings for Switch games live, revealing that there are numerous titles in development for Nintendo's latest console.

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Several role-playing games from Square Enix have already been announced for release in 2018, including "Dragon Quest XI" and "Dragon Quest Builders". After selling 10 million Switches and almost on the way to selling 14 million units within the console's first year on store shelves, Nintendo is looking to sell 20 million units in the next Japanese fiscal year. The Nintendo Switch was launched in March 2018. Within the last quarter of the year, the anniversary game titled "Mega Man 11" is expected to launch.

Nintendo, the creator of Super Mario, sold 10 million units of the hybrid console in its first nine months and seven days in stores. The first console component in the list is Nintendo Switch's Joy-Con. Ubisoft's strategy game Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle and the unique fighting game Arms were high on the list, and Nintendo fans haven't abandoned their 3DS systems just yet, either - Metroid: Samus Returns had stronger sales on Amazon than Assassin's Creed Origins and was just behind the surprise hit Nier: Automata. Both games are available for the Switch platform.

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