Watch the Nintendo Direct Mini here; All of announcements listed

Dark Souls PS4 Remaster

Dark Souls PS4 Remaster

In terms of brand new games there's the previously hinted at Kirby Star Allies, as well as Mario Tennis Aces. Wave 1 will be on January 31 and will bring the new battle character Aegislash along with the support set Mega Rayquaza and Mimikyu. In wave 2 players will have access to Blastoise and support Pokemon Mew and Celebi.

Accessing the new DLC characters for "Pokken Tournament DX" will require the purchase of the Deluxe Battle Pack, which is available now. The Direct also showed off new copy abilities for Kirby including Artist and Spider, and a 4-player co-op ability called the Friend Train, which allows all players to team up.

More information on Mario Tennis Aces will be coming soon, such as a concrete release date.

Demos!Kirby: Battle Royale and Dragon Quest Builders both have demos now live on the Nintendo e-Shop today. What a cool concept, and it's actually coming to the Nintendo Switch.

"Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition" is a Zelda-themed game that will arrive for the Switch in spring.

The listing suggests that Forza Horizon 4 is coming to Xbox One and PC in 2018.

The game adds a new story mode where you can fight bosses. The Switch is also getting a port of the action RPG Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana this summer, which came out on the PlayStation Vita in 2016. Last year was very kind to Nintendo, thanks to the stellar release of the Switch and some great software to go with it, and this year looks like it could be even better.

Super Mario Odyssey updateSuper Mario Odyssey is getting an update that will see Luigi sending you into various balloon-centric competitive modes. The previously announced Payday 2 got featured, announcing a Switch exclusive character.

Regarding third-parties, Electronic Arts' Nordic-themed Fe will come on February 16. The mini-game has two different modes the hide it mode and the find it mode.

In DLC news, Donkey Kong will be coming to the excellent strategic-shooter Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle as a new hero and with his own campaign set in a new world. The DLC pack will be available this spring. Playing in Assist Mode lets players tweak the difficulty, from a slower pace to full-on invincibility. While there may not be any games as huge as Breath of the Wild or Super Mario Odyssey lined up for the first half, the next six months should still be pretty good for the Switch. Funky can use his surfboard to hover in mid-air and stomp on spikes.

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