As expected Nintendo completely focused on new Nintendo Switch games during their E3 2017 Nintendo Spotlight video. We got new trailers for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC, Fire Emblem Warriors, Super Mario Odyssey, and Xenoblade Chronicles 2. We saw new Announcements and trailers for Kirby and Yoshi Switch games. We also had one major surprise – a teaser for Metroid Prime 4.

Here is a summary of all the new announcements and trailers from the Nintendo Spotlight.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2

What is it: A sequel to 2012’s open-world JRPG Xenoblade Chronicles on the Wii.

When is it out: Holiday 2017



What is it: A side-scrolling platformer where Kriby can use his trademark copying abilites by swallowing enemies. Includes four player co-op.

When is it out: 2018


Untitled Pokémon for Nintendo Switch

What is it: The Pokémon Company’s CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara stated that they are developing “a core RPG Pokémon title for Nintendo Switch.

When is it out: “May not release for more than a year.”


Metroid Prime 4

What is it: A very long awaited sequel to the first-person Metroid games from the Gamecube era.

When is it out: Unknown



What is it: A side-scrolling platformer that looks similar to the Wii U’s Yoshi’s Woolly World.

When is it out: 2018


Fire Emblem Warriors

What is it: Another Dynasty Warriors-style action game starring the Fire Emblem heroes.

When is it out: Fall 2017


The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC

What is it: Two DLC packs coming for Breath of the Wild: Trial of the Sword and The Champions Ballad. New amiibo figures based on the four Champions are also coming.

When is it out: Trial of the Sword – June 30, Champions Ballad – Holiday 2017


Rocket League

What is it: The popular racing-soccer competitive game is coming to Nintendo Switch.

When is it out: Holiday 2017


Super Mario Odyssey

What is it: The next big Mario title returns the iconic character to exploring multiple 3D worlds, along with a new hat that lets him possess other characters.

When is it out: October 27, 2017


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