Published on December 16th, 2019 | by Alex Novus
BRAVELY DEFAULT II COMING EXCLUSIVELY TO NINTENDO SWITCH IN 2020
During The Game Awards, a night celebrating the video games of the past year, Nintendo received multiple awards, winning Best Fight Game for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Best Family Game for Luigi’s Mansion 3, and both Best Strategy Game and Player’s Voice awards for Fire Emblem: Three Houses. Going into the show, Nintendo was nominated for 13 awards across nine categories, including Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for Game of the Year. Several games from Nintendo’s partners that are available on Nintendo Switch also won awards and nominations, including GRIS (Best Art Direction Games for Impact – winner, Fresh Indie Game Presented by Subway – nominee), Sayonara Wild Hearts (Best Art Direction – nominee, Best Score/Music – nominee, Best Mobile Game – nominee), Fortnite (Best Ongoing Game – winner, Best Community Support – nominee, Best eSports Game – nominee), Baba is You (Best Independent Game – nominee), Katana ZERO (Best Independent Game – nominee), Untitled Goose Game (Best Independent Game – nominee, Fresh Indie Game Presented by Subway – nominee) and many others.
Fans watching The Game Awards also got a sneak preview of several new experiences coming exclusively to Nintendo Switch in the near future.
A trailer revealed that a new entry in SQUARE ENIX’s Bravely series, Bravely Default II, is coming to Nintendo Switch in 2020. From the same team behind Bravely Default and OCTOPATH TRAVELER, Bravely Default II is a successor to the original Bravely Default and will have players embark on a new story in a new world featuring all-new Heroes of Light. The game will also feature music by Revo (Sound Horizon/Linked Horizon), composer of the Bravely Default soundtrack.
Additionally, a new trailer for No More Heroes 3, the latest entry in the No More Heroes series from developer Grasshopper Manufacture, unveiled that the game is launching for Nintendo Switch in 2020. After the official numbered series’ ten-year hiatus, the “assassin action game” is back featuring the all-American #1 ranked assassin, Travis Touchdown. This time, the otaku assassin must face off against some super hardcore enemies from space with his beloved Beam Katana in hand.
Several new details about the upcoming MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order DLC Pack 2 – X-Men: Rise of the Phoenix content were also unleashed in a new trailer. On 23rd December, four more X-Men join the alliance – Phoenix, Gambit, Iceman and Cable – with the purchase of the MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order Expansion Pass. The DLC pack will also introduce the newly added Danger Room mode, where two to four players* will compete to see who can take down the most bosses while being barraged by buffs and de-buffs. See it in action in the MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order – DLC Pack 2 – X-Men: Rise of the Phoenix trailer on YouTube.
Owners of MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order can purchase the Expansion Pass to receive all of this content when it releases on 23rd December. The Expansion Pass also includes the previously released Marvel Knights: Curse of the Vampire DLC Pack 1 and the upcoming DLC Pack 3 which will release in autumn 2020. Newly added costumes for a number of playable characters will also be added to MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order via a free update on 23rd December.
Nintendo received multiple awards at The Game Awards last night, including Best Fighting Game for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Best Family Game for Luigi’s Mansion 3, and both Best Strategy Game and Player’s Voice awards for Fire Emblem: Three Houses. In addition, Bravely Default II, the successor to the original Bravely Default was announced as coming to Nintendo Switch in 2020. A new trailer for No More Heroes 3 and new details for DLC Pack 2 for MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order were also revealed.