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New Animal Crossing and Luigi's Mansion Announced at Nintendo Direct

16 September, 2018, 13:04 | Author: Lloyd Doyle
  • The new Pokémon Switch bundle box featuring a Switch Online notice on the side

Nintendo's support page explains that games like Splatoon 2, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and Super Smash Bros.

As we previously reported, many games will not support cloud saves even with Nintendo Switch Online, including Splatoon 2, Pokémon: Let's Go, NBA 2K19, Federation Internationale de Football Association 19, Dead Cells, and Dark Souls Remastered. Now I just have to wait a little but longer, as the only release date information we have so far is that it'll be coming in 2019.

In today's Nintendo Direct presentation it was revealed that the Switch version of the free-to-play co-op third-person shooter Warframe will release on November 20, 2018.

Luigi's Mansion 3, which follows in the footsteps of the Nintendo GameCube launch title was teased with the following trailer that looks exactly how you remember it. To get access to this online library you must pay to subscribe to the Nintendo Switch Online service which allows access to old NES games as a perk. Ultimate Set, a bundle including a digital copy of the game complete with Super Smash Bros.


Another Animal Crossing character joins the fray. While you can download the games and play them offline like most other games, you have to go online at least once a week or the games will deactivate until you can reach a connection.

Between the two games, New Super Mario Bros.

Curiously, players still need an Xbox Live Gold membership to play Fortnite on its respective console, which now rings as odd considering the game's free-to-play status. U for the Switch.

A new phone app also lets players voice chat on certain games.

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