Nintendo is reviving its classic games on the Switch, with new remakes of Chrono Cross and The Battle League. As rumors abound about a fresh batch of unreleased titles coming to Nintendo’s newest console, gamers are excited for what might come next from this industry juggernaut.
The “nintendo switch 2022 games” is a list of upcoming Nintendo Switch games. The list includes the game Chrono Cross Remake, which was announced in 2018.
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Nintendo held it’s Nintendo Direct video presentation for February 2022 announcing several exciting new games, including: Xenoblade 3, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: 48 Courses DLC, Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes, Mario Strikers: Battle League, Nintendo Switch Sports, Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition, Klonoa: Phantasy Reverie Series, Portal: Companion Collection, Live A Live HD-2D, Front Mission 1st: Remake, Disney Speedstorm & SD Gundam Battle Alliance. Nintendo announced a diverse lineup of new games and content arriving for the Nintendo Switch system throughout this year. Nintendo also shared new details about previously announced games, including when players will be able to get their hands on them.
Watch the whole Nintendo Direct from February 2022:
2.9.2022 Nintendo Direct
Xenoblade Chronicles 3; Nintendo Switch Sports, a new rendition of the Wii Sports series featuring online play*; Mario Strikers: Battle League; and Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes were among the titles shown off during the Nintendo Direct. There was also news about the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass, which includes the addition of 48 remastered courses from across the Mario Kart series to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, which can be accessed for free with a paid Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pass membership or as paid downloadable content. ** In addition, information on the next wave of Splatoon 3’s co-op feature Salmon Run were revealed, as well as the game’s summer launch timeframe. EarthBound and EarthBound Beginnings, two legendary RPGs, are also coming to Nintendo Switch Online… later today!
In addition, many games from Nintendo’s global publishing and development partners were highlighted during the presentation, including MLB The Show 22 on Nintendo Switch, two reality-warping puzzle-platform games in the Portal: Companion Collection, and the high-octane, free-to-play Disney and Pixar combat racer Disney Speedstorm. The presentation also included remakes and remasters of iconic SQUARE ENIX titles such as CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION, FRONT MISSION 1st: Remake and FRONT MISSION 2: Remake, and LIVE A LIVE!, which was released for the first time outside of Japan.
“Based on our stated launch timetable for 2022, Nintendo Switch users can expect a practically back-to-back roster of franchises featuring known names, beloved favorites, and unique originals,” Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser said. “We hope that this lineup of games from Nintendo and its development and publishing partners brings smiles to the faces of everyone who has or is thinking about purchasing a Nintendo Switch device.”
The following are some of the highlights from the Nintendo Direct video:
- Swing, kick, and spike your way to victory with a variety of sports that puts you right in the middle of the action! In the latest incarnation of the famous Wii Sports series, play with family and friends in person*** or online*, or challenge friendly rivals near and far. Compete in six sports, including soccer, volleyball, bowling, tennis, Badminton, and Chambara, by converting your real-world activities into in-game motions using Joy-Con controllers (swordplay). In a Soccer Shoot-Out, you can even use a Joy-Con with the Leg Strap attachment included in the physical edition to kick the ball! In addition, a seventh sport will be included as part of a free update this autumn – get ready for Golf! When Nintendo Switch Sports debuts on April 29, get active and into the game! The Nintendo eShop is now accepting pre-orders. On the 18th, 19th, and 20th of February, Nintendo Switch Online members will be able to participate in an online play test. For additional information, go to https://nintendoswitchsports.nintendo.com.
- Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass: A total of 48 remastered courses from the Mario Kart series will be available as paid downloadable content for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe! By the end of 2023, eight courses will be published in six waves, each of which may be played locally** or online*. With a paid Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack subscription, you can get the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass for free, or you can buy it separately for $24.99. The initial wave will contain courses such as Wii Coconut Mall, N64 Choco Mountain, and Tour Tokyo Blur. **** On March 18, the first wave of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass will be released. The DLC is now available for pre-order on the Nintendo eShop.
- Xenoblade Chronicles 3: Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is the third installment in the critically acclaimed RPG series by MONOLITHSOFT. In the midst of conflict between the antagonistic countries of Keves and Agnus, players will assume the roles of protagonists Noah and Mio. Six protagonists from six countries will take part in a big story centered on the concept of “life.” Explore a new universe that connects the futures of both Xenoblade Chronicles and Xenoblade Chronicles 2, which will be released in September 2022 for Nintendo Switch.
- Prepare for Strike, a five-on-five soccer-like game with no restrictions — do whatever it takes to win! Mario Strikers: Battle League: You may tackle, utilize equipment, and trigger special shots in this game. On a single Nintendo Switch system, up to eight players – four from each side – may battle against each other. *** In addition to individual matches, online* play will allow 20 players to fight for the title of best club in the globe. In this sport, the most important rule is to control the field! On June 10, Mario Strikers: Battle League will be released on Nintendo Switch. The Nintendo eShop is now accepting pre-orders.
- MLB The Show 22: The MLB The Show series is coming to Nintendo Switch for the first time! At home or on the road, players may enjoy fan-favorite RPG modes including Road to the Show and online card-collecting game Diamond Dynasty in MLB The Show 22. With cross-platform play* and cross-progression, you may continue your progress, earn, and utilize stuff on other console platforms where MLB The Show 22 is available. On April 5, MLB The Show 22 will be released for Nintendo Switch. The Nintendo eShop is currently accepting pre-orders.
- THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION OF CHRONO CROSS: The popular RPG CHRONO CROSS is getting a remaster for the Nintendo Switch! This RPG classic has received a lot of improvements, including the option to turn off enemy encounters and a freshly tuned music. RADICAL DREAMERS is also included! In this text-based adventure, learn about the beginnings of CHRONO CROSS. When CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION launches on Nintendo Switch on April 7, two worlds collide. The Nintendo eShop is currently accepting pre-orders.
- Companion Collection for Portal: The Portal Gun is your key to survive confinement in a mystery lab in Valve Software’s award-winning titles Portal and Portal 2. Create portals and warp to distant locations in the hopes of finding… cake? You, as well as cubes, lasers, and robots with unsettling degrees of personality, may travel through portals. Local***, online*, and split-screen multiplayer*** modes are included in Portal 2. When Portal: Companion Collection arrives on Nintendo Switch in 2022, you’re in for a treat.
- Splatoon 3: Prepare to create a splash in the third installment of the Splatoon series. A new clip revealed the second wave of Splatoon 3’s Salmon Run co-op game, which will contain exciting new features. At the conclusion of the trailer, there’s also a big Salmonid that hasn’t been shown before. The Inklings and Octolings will either ink or swim. Find out when Splatoon 3 on Nintendo Switch comes out this summer!
- Mouthful Mode was presented in a new teaser for Kirby’s next amazing 3D platforming adventure, Kirby and the Forgotten Land! Kirby may absorb real-world things and morph into a vehicle to speed around in, a vending machine to assault with juice cans… or even a piercing cone, to mention a few possibilities. Kirby’s look will alter and he will become even more powerful if he develops his copy abilities at Waddle Dee’s Weapons Shop in Waddle Dee Town. Will Kirby be able to save the Waddle Dees and bring peace to this strange world? On March 25, Kirby and the Forgotten Land will be released on Nintendo Switch.
- Prepare for a high-octane Disney and Pixar battle racer in Disney Speedstorm! Rip-roaring racing action with a renowned array of characters and high-speed Disney and Pixar-inspired racetracks from the developers of the Asphalt series. Disney Speedstorm is a free-to-play game with new seasons released on a regular basis, introducing new Disney and Pixar characters, circuits, and karts to the game. Enjoy cross-platform play, split-screen***, and online* multiplayer modes, as well as cross-platform play. This summer, Disney Speedstorm will be available on Nintendo Switch.
- No Man’s Sky: Travel across an endless universe where every star is the light of a distant sun, each orbited by life-filled planets, and you may visit any of them! Build whatever you want, from little outposts to multi-planet empires. Recruit friends, scavenge for supplies, and battle to stay alive. Discover new areas, animals, and more in this limitless, procedurally created cosmos. This summer, No Man’s Sky will be released for Nintendo Switch.
- In the fan-favorite Super NES classic EarthBound / EarthBound Beginnings, join Ness, Paula, Jeff, and Poo on their mission to fulfill an age-old prophesy and fight the terrible Giygas (and maybe catch a Runaway Five concert along the way). Also available is EarthBound Beginnings, a translated version of the original Famicom Mother game set in the year 198X. EarthBound and EarthBound Beginnings will both be available on Nintendo Switch Online later today!
- Metroid Dread Update: A free update for Metroid Dread is now available! In the harsh Dread Mode setting, even one hit results in a game over. If you’re new to the Metroid franchise, the newly introduced Rookie Mode difficulty will help you recover faster. In April, a free update will bring a Boss Rush mode, in which you’ll fight monsters one by one in a continuous battle.
- Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp: New information from the frontlines has arrived! Through two wild and entertaining Campaigns, advise a famous cast of Commanding Officers, now voiced. You’ll come across a variety of characters and geography, all of which will force you to devise fighting tactics. Aside from the campaigns in Advance Wars and Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising, players may compete in the War Room for top scores, develop and share custom maps in the Design Room, and combat friends and foes in Local and Online Multiplayer. For April 8, Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp will be released on Nintendo Switch.
- STAR WARS: The Force Unleashed: In this classic Star Wars action-adventure, unleash the might of the Force. As Darth Vader’s Secret Apprentice, you’ll hunt down Jedi Masters on recognizable worlds using lethal Force abilities and lightsaber combinations. Use button controls or use motion controls*****, which have been improved over the Wii’s initial edition. You may even compete with a buddy in a local battle to see who is the most powerful Jedi in the galaxy. For April 20, STAR WARS: The Force Unleashed will be released on Nintendo Switch. The Nintendo eShop is currently accepting pre-orders.
- Assassin’s Creed is a video game developed by Ubisoft. The Ezio Collection: Three critically acclaimed Assassin’s Creed games tell the whole story of famed assassin Ezio Auditore da Firenze. Over the course of three games, two extra short films, and DLC, players will travel to Renaissance Italy and 16th-century Constantinople, interact with historical personalities, and uncover the mysteries of the Creed. Additionally, take advantage of upgraded features for the Nintendo Switch version on the move, such as touch-screen controls, HD rumble, and a better on-screen display. For February 17, Assassin’s Creed The Ezio Collection will be released on Nintendo Switch.
- Cuphead – The Delicious Last Course: In the premium DLC Cuphead – The Delicious Last Course, another heaping of Cupheadaction awaits! Cuphead and Mugman are joined this time by Ms. Chalice for a wild adventure in which you’ll explore the new Inkwell Isle and employ Ms. Chalice’s new moves including double leaps and rolling dodges. Defeat a slew of new enemies, each with their own personality, as well as crazy and terrible attacks. For June 30, Cuphead – The Delicious Last Course will be released on Nintendo Switch.
- The newest Taiko no Tatsujin game, Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival, is coming to Nintendo Switch! There are 76 boppin’ beats in all, including an orchestral rendition of The Legend of Zelda’s main theme, as well as “Gurenge,” “Feel Special,” and “Racing into the Night.” In the new game, Great Drum Toy War, pit your pals against one other, or put on a live performance with friends in DON-chan Band. In addition, upon launch, a paid in-game membership service with access to over 500 songs will be offered. When Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival arrives on Nintendo Switch in 2022, you’ll be able to drum to your heart’s delight.
- Join heroes from Fire Emblem: Three Houses in enormous battles throughout a war-torn Fódlan in Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes. Edelgard, Dimitri, Claude, and other characters from Fire Emblem: Three Houses return to demonstrate their battle prowess. In action-packed, real-time battle, unleash deadly combinations and spectacular special techniques. As characters from the Fire Emblem: Three Houses game, slash through swarms of foes. Take off scores of adversaries with Edelgard’s axe or Dimitri’s lance, or use Claude’s bow to blast enemies from afar. Fódlan’s future will be brighter if you slash, swing, and spear your way to it. On June 24, Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes will be released on Nintendo Switch.
- LIVE A LIVE: The RPG game LIVE A LIVE, previously unpublished outside of Japan, is coming to the Nintendo Switch in HD-2D! There are seven distinct storylines to choose from, each with its own protagonist, historical period, and gameplay style. A wanderer with a bounty on his head battles for his survival in the Wild West. A shinobi performs a covert mission in the twilight of Edo Japan. You may read these stories in whatever sequence you like; the journey is entirely up to you. When LIVE A LIVE debuts for Nintendo Switch on July 22, you’ll embark on a voyage of discovery. The Nintendo eShop is currently accepting pre-orders.
- TRIANGLE STRATEGY: The tactical RPG TRIANGLE STRATEGY is soon here, and a new demo that allows you to play from Chapter 1 to Chapter 3 is now available in the Nintendo eShop. Once bought, save data from the demo may be transferred to the full game. Serenoa and his supporters will get entangled in the struggle between the three countries. When TRIANGLE STRATEGY debuts on Nintendo Switch on March 4, your decisions and convictions will influence their destiny.
- FRONT MISSION 1 / FRONT MISSION 2 / FRONT MISSION 3 / FRONT MISSION 4 / FRONT MISSION 5 / FRONT MISSION 6 / FRONT The original FRONT MISSION game is getting a complete makeover for Nintendo Switch! You’ll operate armed robots known as Wanzers and lead your unit to victory in this tactical RPG. Gain the upper hand in combat by aiming for opponent components to destroy, and learn more about this classic game’s fantastic plot. When FRONT MISSION 1st: Remake releases on Nintendo Switch this summer, be ready to fight. In the future, FRONT MISSION 2: Remake will be released on Nintendo Switch.
- Klonoa: Door to Phantomile and Klonoa 2: Lunatea’s Veil are coming to Nintendo Switch as part of the KLONOA Phantasy Reverie Series! Using the environment to your advantage, run, leap, and hover while shooting Wind Bullets to catch and fling foes through dreamlike side-scrolling stages. For July 8, the KLONOA Phantasy Reverie Series will be released on Nintendo Switch, allowing you to go on fantastic adventures.
- Death is not the end in GetsuFumaDen: Undying Moon: Defeat hellish adversaries until you die, then continue the battle with your everlasting soul and memories in a new body! GetsuFumaDen: Undying Moon mixes roguelike gameplay in the Ukiyo-e style with a magnificent dark fantasy realm brought to life by traditional Japanese art. While death is not the end, the realm of Hell continues to exist, with each try bringing fresh layouts and problems to conquer. Undying Moon is coming to Nintendo Switch… later today! GetsuFumaDen: Undying Moon is coming to Nintendo Switch… later today!
- SD GUNDAM BATTLE ALLIANCE: Throughout the GUNDAM world, strange events known as Breaks are occurring. In SD GUNDAM BATTLE ALLIANCE, figure out what’s causing them and fix the chronology. You’ll command three Mobile Suits in dynamic action-RPG fights, with the option to upgrade each suit’s capability using Parts. You may even play online co-op multiplayer with your pals. In 2022, SD GUNDAM BATTLE ALLIANCE will be released for Nintendo Switch.
- MASTERPIECE OF KINGDOM HEARTS INTEGRUM for Cloud: Three KINGDOM HEARTS collections are coming to Nintendo Switch as cloud versions that may be played while connected to the internet, ranging from the original KINGDOM HEARTS through KINGDOM HEARTS III and the + Re MIND (DLC). Relive beloved memories from past playthroughs or discover these heartfelt experiences for the first time on Nintendo Switch with Sora, Donald, and Goofy. For February 10, KINGDOM HEARTS INTEGRUM MASTERPIECE for Cloud, which includes all three game collections, will launch on Nintendo Switch! Each collection will also be available for purchase separately on the Nintendo eShop. ******
A montage of upcoming Nintendo Switch games was shown during the Nintendo Direct presentation, including LEGO Brawls, a fast-paced LEGO take on multiplayer*** platforming launching this summer; Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles, an exhilarating arena fighter launching on June 10; Two Point Campus, a campus-building simulation game launching on May 17 with a full courseload of joie de vivre; and Zombie Army 4,
Remember that the Nintendo Switch has parental settings that allow parents to limit what their children may see. Visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/ for additional information on other features.
* Online capabilities need a Nintendo Switch Online subscription (sold separately) and a Nintendo Account. Not all countries have access to it. For online features, you’ll need to have connection to the internet. Terms and conditions apply. nintendo.com/switch-online
** To use DLC, you must have the full version of the game. Separately available.
*** Multiplayer mode may need the purchase of additional games, systems, or accessories. Games, consoles, and other accessories are available separately.
**** Course waves cannot be bought separately. A full version of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (available separately) is needed, as well as a software update.
***** Pay attention to your surroundings. During games, wear wrist restraints and leave enough space around you.
****** Cloud streaming is used in this game. A Nintendo Account is necessary, as well as a constant high-speed internet connection. Not all nations have access to it. Terms and conditions apply. For more information, go to the Nintendo eShop.
The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC, which includes 48 iconic courses, will be available for free with a Nintendo Switch Online: Expansion Pass membership, making the Nintendo online service worthwhile. Please include me!
Which of the new Nintendo Switch titles unveiled today piques your interest the most?
Front Mission 1st: Remake, Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition, Disney Speedstorm, Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes, Front Mission 1st: Remake, Front Mission 1st: Remake, Front Mission 1st: Remake, Front Mission 1st: Remake, Front Mission 1st: Remake, Front Mission 1 Klonoa: Phantasy Reverie Series is a series of fantasy novels written by Klonoa. Live A Live HD-2D, Live A Live HD-2D, Live A Live HD-2D, Nintendo Switch Sports, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Mario Strikers: Battle League, Portal: Companion Collection, SD Gundam Battle Alliance, Xenoblade 3
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