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News video games 30 October 2020, 16:11

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?

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