Nintendo Direct: all you need to know (2018 Archives)

This page is an archive with all the Nintendo Direct presentations in 2018.

Nintendo Direct – What is it?

Nintendo Direct are presentations streamed live over the internet (YouTube, Twitch, NicoNico), or uploaded right away for special presentations (Mini or Micro, for example) showcasing upcoming games and services for Nintendo platforms (Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS).

Unannounced games and services are frequently revealed during those presentations, which also provide further details and footage for previously announced titles.

Previous presentations

  • What: Dragalia Lost Direct
  • When: August 29th 2018 (North America) / August 30th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
    • Europe: 5.30AM
    • UK: 4.30AM
    • North America (ET): 11.30PM
    • North America (PT): 8.30PM
    • Japan: 12.30PM
  • Duration: about 13 minutes
  • Focus: Dragalia Lost
  • Regions: North America and Japan
  • Links and livestreams:  
  • Games and services showcased: Dragalia Lost (mobile)

  • What: Nintendo Direct
  • When: November 1st 2018 (worldwide)
    • Europe: 3PM
    • UK: 2PM
    • North America (ET): 10AM
    • North America (PT): 7AM
    • Japan: 11PM
  • Duration: about 40 minutes
  • Focus: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (final pre-launch presentation)
  • Regions: Global
  • Links and livestreams:  
  • Games and services showcased: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo Switch)



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