A Wind Waker and Metroid Prime Nintendo Direct is reportedly still coming next week & More Latest News

An anticipated September Nintendo Direct will reportedly happen as reported early next week, and may function each Zelda and Metroid Prime bulletins.

That’s based on Giant Bomb journalist Jeff Grubb, who had beforehand reported that an organization showcase was coming within the week of September 12, however then claimed following the dying of Queen Elizabeth II that the worldwide information occasion may see Nintendo’s plans rescheduled.

However, talking on a stay stream this weekend, Grubb stated that regardless of Nintendo having communicated to its growth companions that there may very well be a delay in scheduling, this now appears to not be the case.

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And with third-party builders possible trying to make their bulletins earlier than Tokyo Game Show on Thursday, it’s doable the Direct may happen earlier within the week than regular, Grubb speculated.

“At this point, I’m sick of talking about it, I’m sure everyone is sick of hearing about it, we just want them to announce it. When will they do that? It seems like early next week, and then the Direct itself could happen earlier in the week than it normally does,” Grubb stated.

“They usually hold Directs on Thursdays, but [this week] Thursday is in the heart of Tokyo Game Show, so they need to do it earlier. It could happen on Tuesday, which would be weird.”

He added: “The Direct is, of course, not officially announced, but they have been communicating with partners on what happened over the last day or two.

“This discussion happened at Nintendo of America, and then they had the full discussion with everyone who would be a decision maker – in Japan for the most part – and it doesn’t seem the plan has changed as they reach out to partner publishers, indie developers and stuff like that.

“Based on that information, I’m fairly confident it will still happen early next week.”

Grubb alluded to the 2018 delay of an introduced Nintendo Direct resulting from a significant earthquake in Japan – which was later re-scheduled – and stated that the corporate possible wished to keep away from an analogous state of affairs.

“They have a lot of partners relying on them making announcements now,” he stated. “The only other time they’ve done a delay in the past was due to the [2018] earthquake in Japan, and they did delay their Direct, and other partners were like, ‘we’ve still got to announce these games, we don’t have a choice’. That’s a mess, and it seems like they wanted to avoid that.”

A Wind Waker and Metroid Prime Nintendo Direct is reportedly still coming next week

GamesBeat managing editor Mike Minotti and Grubb beforehand claimed that Zelda and Metroid ports could be a part of the next direct, and the latter stated this weekend he understands that’s still the case.

“We’ve heard that Zelda stuff will probably be there; the identify of the next Zelda recreation and the HD ports of the Zelda video games from Wii U. I hope that’s the case, it looks like that ought to be the case, that’s what we’ve heard.

“Also, Metroid Prime HD remasters ought to be coming out this vacation, so we must always get that as nicely, and then there’s stuff like Fire Emblem that has been rumoured and looks like it makes quite a lot of sense, however I can’t affirm, and then stuff like EA saying It Takes Two.

“It ought to be a reasonably sturdy Direct and I’m wanting ahead to it.

Twilight Princess and Wind Waker had been already given the HD therapy on Wii U and are actually amongst only a handful of Nintendo’s last-gen video games that haven’t been ported to Switch.

Meanwhile, Metroid Prime remasters have reportedly been coming for years, with one recognised insider claiming final November that Prime 1’s remaster was already accomplished and able to be launched.