(CTN NEWS) – The third major Nintendo Direct of 2023 is just around the corner, and it’s gearing up to be a substantial event.
Nintendo has assured fans that the livestream will deliver approximately 40 minutes of content, all centered around the exciting lineup of Nintendo Switch games slated for release this upcoming winter.
While there’s a chance we might receive some tidbits about the new Peach-centric game scheduled for next year, it’s advisable not to get your hopes up for any DLC news related to The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.
Mark your calendars for the September 2023 Nintendo Direct, scheduled to kick off on Thursday at 10 AM ET / 7 AM PT. You can catch it on Nintendo’s YouTube channel or by using the YouTube embed at the top of this post.
Be sure to stay tuned for our comprehensive coverage of the event right here.
What To Expect From September 2023 Nintendo Direct:
In their official announcement, Nintendo has confirmed that the September 2023 Nintendo Direct will center around upcoming Switch games set to launch during the winter season.
This presentation will encompass titles slated for release in the latter part of 2023 and the beginning of 2024.
Anticipated Lineup for the September 2023 Nintendo Direct
Here’s a list of likely contenders expected to make appearances during the September 2023 Nintendo Direct:
- Super Mario Bros. Wonder – While we had a dedicated Super Mario Bros. Wonder Direct in August, offering plenty of insights into the upcoming 2D Mario game, it’s highly probable that we’ll see a brief trailer during the September 2023 Nintendo Direct, given that the game’s release is just around the corner.
- Pokémon Scarlet and Violet DLC – The latest installment in the Pokémon series introduces DLC, with the first part, “The Teal Mask,” already released this week. Nintendo is likely to remind players of the opportunity to explore the Paldea region once more. The second part of the DLC, “The Indigo Disk,” is slated for release before the end of 2023, making it sensible to expect more details about what players can anticipate.
- Detective Pikachu Returns – The delightful Pokémon spinoff, Detective Pikachu, is receiving a sequel scheduled for release in October. This charming detective simulation is expected to have its moment in the spotlight during the presentation.
- Super Mario RPG – The stunning remake of the classic turn-based RPG is set to launch on the Nintendo Switch in November. As one of the notable Switch exclusives remaining in 2023, it’s almost certain that we’ll get a deeper dive into Super Mario RPG. So far, we’ve only seen an announcement trailer, so viewers can anticipate more comprehensive details and gameplay footage.
- An F-Zero Revival – The most prominent rumor circulating on the internet regarding the September 2023 Nintendo Direct is the possibility of an F-Zero-related announcement. Pyro, a reputable Nintendo insider known for accurate leaks, dropped a cryptic hint on Twitter, suggesting that the upcoming Direct will shed light on an F-Zero revival.
How To Watch The September 2023 Nintendo Direct
You can tune in to the September 2023 Nintendo Direct via the Nintendo YouTube channel. As is customary with other Direct presentations, there’s no need to watch it live, as the stream will be archived as a regular YouTube video after it concludes.
This ensures you won’t miss the livestream even if you can’t catch it in real-time.
Watch the September 2023 Nintendo Direct
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