Nintendo Switch Release Date, News & Update: Confirmed New Games For The Nintendo Hybrid Console In Its Release

By Daniel Flores , Updated Nov 17, 2016 12:31 PM EST

Headlines have made it to the web that in fact "Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" will not be joining Nintendo Switch in its dual release in 2017. However, there are other reports that the Japanese company already have new games slated for the Nintendo Switch in its anticipated launch

New Games For The Nintendo Switch

According to iDigital Times, a "Mario" title will be available for the Nintendo Switch during its release in March 2017. The "Mario" title in the Nintendo Switch will not be the alleged "Super Mario 3D" World-style game, but it will have a reference to the previous game title.

The "Mario" title game is described by the publication as a 3D open-world hub, where multiple worlds can be selected from the game and each stage is linear path designed to be completed a single time. The "Mario" game will have 2 players for the Nintendo Switch and each player is bound by one another so the other one will not travel too far without their partner.

Meanwhile, there is also another "Mario" title that will be available in the Nintendo Switch, which involves Kart racing. "Mario Kart 8" will also be a part of the Nintendo Switch games, which the game is having new features in the hybrid gaming console.

"Mario Kart 8" in the Nintendo Switch is a new version that will feature all the Nintendo Wii U contents along with all the game's DLC. "Mario Kart 8" will also have new characters, maps, karts which players can choose from, and a newly improved battle mode.

However, "Mario Kart 8" will be released within the first three months of the hybrid gaming console's release. Fans would like also to put a grain of salt with "Mario Kart 8" game title as Nintendo hasn't released any official news about the game.

The Nintendo Switch will also feature games such as "Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" and "Splatoon" in its upcoming release in 2017. For more Nintendo Switch news and update stay tuned to Gamenguide!

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