Published: Fri, September 14, 2018
Industry | By Dora Warner

Nintendo Direct cancelled because of Japanese natural disaster

Nintendo Direct cancelled because of Japanese natural disaster

Our colleagues at have started whispers that there may be another Nintendo Direct presentation scheduled for today!

The stream has been delayed as a result of the powerful 6.6 magnitude quake in Hokkaido, with a new time and date to be announced in the near future.

The company, which is headquartered in Kyoto, planned to show 35 minutes of details on forthcoming games until a magnitude 6.7 natural disaster jolted Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido overnight. Nintendo promised to provide a new date and time "in the near future".

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Nintendo Switch fans were going to find out about new games heading to the hit hybrid console during an upcoming Nintendo Direct.

Nintendo regularly broadcasts news announcements through livestreamed videos on its YouTube channels. The original plan was to premiere the Direct today, September 6, at 3 PM Pacific/6 PM Eastern. Nintendo has apologised for delaying the Direct but I'm sure you can understand why they made a decision to do it. If you want to know how to watch Nintendo Direct, you've come to the right place.

In addition to that, the service is offering a Nintendo Switch Online App to "enhance your online experience for compatible games with this smartphone app". We'll likely also get some deeper looks at titles briefly shown during the E3 Direct, like Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Daemon X Machina, and Super Mario Party.

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Apart from the expected indie games being revealed in the Nintendo Direct presentation information about the Save Data Cloud Backup could also be in order.

Nintendo Switch Online, the console's upcoming subscription service.

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