Nintendo Direct June 2024 Unveils Exciting New Titles Including ‘The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom’ and ‘Metroid Prime 4: Beyond’


New Zelda and Metroid Titles Announced

The latest Nintendo Direct presentation was packed with exciting announcements for Nintendo Switch fans. The headline reveals included ‘The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom’ and ‘Metroid Prime 4: Beyond’. ‘Echoes of Wisdom’ is set to release on September 26, 2024, and marks the first game where players will control Princess Zelda. ‘Metroid Prime 4: Beyond’ showcased a first glimpse of gameplay and is slated for a 2025 release.

Additional Game Announcements

Nintendo also announced ‘Mario & Luigi: Brothership’, a new RPG adventure launching on November 7, 2024, and ‘Super Mario Party Jamboree’, featuring over 110 mini-games, set for release on October 17, 2024. Fans can also look forward to ‘Donkey Kong Country Returns HD’, coming on January 16, 2025.

Special Editions and Updates

A special ‘Hyrule Edition’ Switch Lite will launch alongside ‘Echoes of Wisdom’, featuring a gold finish and the Hylian crest. The console includes a 12-month Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership. Additionally, Nintendo Switch Sports will receive a free update adding basketball later this year.

New and Remastered Games

Other notable announcements include ‘Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake’, ‘LEGO Horizon Adventures’, and ‘Stray’, all coming to Nintendo Switch. ‘Ace Attorney Investigations’ and its sequel will be re-released on September 6, 2024, and ‘Perfect Dark’ will be added to the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack.

Expansions and Collections

Nintendo is also expanding its online offerings with a new ‘Mature 17+’ collection featuring games like ‘Turok: Dinosaur Hunter’ and ‘Perfect Dark’. The ‘Marvel vs. Capcom Fighting Collection: Arcade Classics’ will also be available in 2024.

The presentation highlighted Nintendo’s strong lineup for 2024 and beyond, promising a variety of new and exciting experiences for Switch players.