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author: Matt Buckley

Breakdown of the Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase

Bravely Default 2 and Immortals Fenyx Rising are available for pre-order, an Age of Calamity demo is out now, and much more from Nintendo’s last Partner Showcase of 2020.

The last Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase of the year just aired, there’s a lot of games to cover, but here’s a quick breakdown for some of the highlights. You can watch the full video here.

Bravely Default 2 announced that the game will arrive on the Switch on February 26th, 2021, along with pre-orders available now. Ubisoft’s Immortals Fenyx Rising also announced pre-orders available now along with a December 3rd, 2020 launch date.

Breakdown of the Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase - picture #1

Several games were released shortly after the direct as well, including Remedy Entertainment’s smash hit Control. The No More Heroes series of games got a lot of attention, with the first two games of the series available as Switch ports now, and the upcoming No More Heroes 3 coming in 2021.

Breakdown of the Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase - picture #2

Also to everyone’s surprise, a demo for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is out now, prior to the game’s November release date. The new trailer also showed off the immense power of the Divine Beasts.

There’s a lot more to cover from today’s direct, so here’s a list of everything:

  1. Bravely Default 2 - Available February 26th, 2021 (pre-orders available today)
  2. Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town - Available March 23, 2021
  3. Surviving: The Aftermath - Available Spring 2021
  4. Immortals: Fenyx Rising - Available December 3rd, 2020 (pre-orders available today)
  5. Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia - Available November 3rd, 2020
  6. Griftlands: Nintendo Switch Edition - Available Summer 2021
  7. Tropico 6 - Available November 6th, 2020
  8. Hitman 3: Cloud Version - Release Date TBA
  9. Control: Ultimate Edition: Cloud Version - Available now!
  10. No More Heroes 3 - Launching sometime in 2021
  11. No More Heroes 1 & 2 - Available now!
  12. Part Time UFO - Available now!
  13. Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity - Available November 20th, 2020 (demo out now!)

What excites you the most about this Partner Showcase? Anything you’re going to download immediately?

Matt Buckley

Matt Buckley

After studying creative writing at Emerson College in Boston, Matt published a travel blog based on a two-month solo journey around the world, wrote for SmarterTravel, and worked on an Antarctic documentary series for NOVA, Antarctic Extremes. Today, for Gamepressure, Matt covers Nintendo news and writes reviews for Switch and PC titles. Matt enjoys RPGs like Pokemon and Breath of the Wild, as well as fighting games like Super Smash Bros., and the occasional action game like Ghostwire Tokyo or Gods Will Fall. Outside of video games, Matt is also a huge Dungeons & Dragons nerd, a fan of board games like Wingspan, an avid hiker, and after recently moving to California, an amateur surfer.


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