Nintendo Direct showcases new games, updates and remasters

The Deluxe Battle Pack will be a paid DLC and the content will be dropped in two waves. Wave one (January 31) will include new contender Aegislash and supports Mega Rayquaza and Mimikyu.

A definitive Hyrule Warriors Ultimate Edition is coming to the Nintendo Switch that will have all of the DLC content from both the 3DS and Wii U releases, containing every map, mission, and character.

Luigi also appears (alongside all the usual suspects) in the new Mario Tennis Aces, which is pretty much what you'd expect. The game is being developed by Camelot who has previously worked on a number of Mario Sports titles. This spin-off fighting game includes only the women of the King of Fighters series and features up to two-on-two battles.

During today's Nintendo Direct Mini, Nintendo revealed that Payday 2 will release for the Nintendo Switch for $49.99.

The debut of everyone's favourite pink blob sees new abilities that let you cast spider webs, hurl hearts at enemies to have them join your team, and up to four friends can join in for this epic adventure. The game will be available on March 16.

There are free demos available on the Nintendo eShop for Kirby Battle Royale and Dragon Quest Builders.

Mario Tennis Aces smashes onto Nintendo Switch sometime this Spring.

Super Mario Odyssey will be getting a free update next month. The update will also include some new filters for the photo mode along with three new outfits. As a curiosity, Media Create has stopped reporting sales numbers for Wii U and PS3, which had a merely testimonial presence in the charts during 2017.

The character will have all new perks and abilities distinct from the other characters in the game, including hacker perks, which should really come in handy for stages where you have to hack stuff. Well, now we have the release date: March 16, 2018.

Moving on to third party titles, the brutal Dark Souls: Remastered will be coming to the Nintendo Switch on May 25th, while the cult DS title The World Ends with You will also be getting remastered and released later this year.

Another DLC announced was adding Donkey Kong to Mario + Rabbids, adding a new world and story to the game.

Dark Souls: Remastered launches on Steam on May 25. Find it on May 25, 2018. "He'll be erased from existence if he can't compete a series of twisted tasks", the Nintendo Direct Mini explained.

What games are you most excited for?

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