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Nintendo Direct reveals Dark Souls is coming to Switch

12 January 2018

Donkey Kong is coming into the game's world, and with his inclusion comes a fresh piece of story. A new mode was announced featuring Luigi called Balloon World. In this game, players control Link as he faces a powerful new enemy - the evil sorceress Central Intelligence Agency - and her army to rescue the captive Princess Zelda. New Pokémon are set to be added to Pokkén Tournament DX, including Blastoise and Aegislash. Avatar items and more will be included in the Battle Pack DLC too. Instead, the Direct appeared on January 11 with very little notice and brought with it a host of Nintendo Switch announcements.

The game, which debuted on the Nintendo DS way back in 2007, has a loyal following due to its fresh style.

"Tropical Freeze" is a side-scrolling platformer and it will be available for the Switch on May 4. With this version though, Funky Kong is being included as a playable character.

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"Hyrule Warriors" is a spin-off based on "The Legend of Zelda". No exact release date has been given yet, but the game will arrive this spring.

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is getting a new character. The 2013 game Payday 2is also coming to the Switch on February 27th, complete with online cooperative gameplay.

As the name suggests, this is an updated version of the action role-playing game classic. The game also introduces improved resolution and other visual enhancements, and it also increases the multiplayer count to six players, according to Polygon.

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Players will be able to experience Hyrule Warriors in 1080p HD graphics in TV mode.

Celeste comes from the developer of Towerfall, and is an indie action platformer coming to Switch on January 25. They don't say for how long Joy will be an exclusive on the Switch, but they'll likely roll out the details after the game launches for Nintendo's hybrid console. "And this time the game adds the first story mode since the Mario Tennis game on Game Boy Advance, offering a new flavor of tennis gameplay, with a variety of missions and boss battles".

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Nintendo Direct reveals Dark Souls is coming to Switch