Rumors Suggest Nintendo Might Host a Surprise Event Sooner Than Expected

Published 08/30/2021, 8:01 AM EDT


The season of Fall is almost upon us, and that means there will be more gaming to talk about in the upcoming months. Many rumors suggest that Nintendo will finally debut another general Direct next month. For the past few years, the company has broadcasted a Direct like this in September, and it seems like that tradition will continue.

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In this Direct, players will know more about the company’s plans for the rest of the year. This includes the titles that will release during the Holidays. Along with that, fans might also receive some news about games that will arrive early next year. A lot of leaks have confirmed this event to happen soon. However, fans should note that they should take everything with a grain of salt.

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Nintendo Insider reveals a Direct happening very soon

Popular Nintendo leaker Zippo recently talked about a new Direct arriving soon in a recent blog post. In the post, he claims that multiple sources have confirmed a General Direct in the month of September. He further mentioned that it will focus mainly on the games arriving later this year and early 2022 as well, which should excite a lot of fans.

During the event, players might not know a lot about Nintendo titles that were recently announced. This includes Metroid Dread, which recently received a trailer. Other games that might receive more information include Mario Party Smashers and Advance Wars 1+2 Re-boot Camp. Plus, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will also know more about the game’s final DLC character. Zippo ended off his post by saying that he doesn’t have an official date yet. However, he observed that it might even happen as early as next week.

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Another leaker also confirms a general Direct in September

Samus Hunter, a popular Twitter leaker, also believes that fans will see a new General Nintendo Direct in September as well. The account has tweeted a lot of stuff about both Metroid Dread and the final Super Smash Bros. Ultimate character. While a lot of information is still unclear, Samus Hunter has stated that it will all be cleared during the event next month.

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Fans of the Japanese company can expect to see a lot of news about the future of Nintendo Switch titles. So far, the developers have showcased some amazing stuff about franchises like Metroid and many more, and it seems like the Direct will continue just that.

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Rupesh Nair

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Rupesh is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. Currently a student at Mumbai University, he has been involved with eSports since his childhood. Having played titles like Fallout 4, Minecraft, FIFA, Portal 2 and Halo 4 extensively, Rupesh has a deep understanding of the sport.

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