Nintendo has more games planned for 2018 than the company’s E3 showing would lead us to believe. Nintendo just hasn’t chosen to show them off yet.
Speaking at a recent shareholder meeting, former Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima revealed that Nintendo has several unannounced “products” that are set to release before the 2018 holiday season.
We already know of several games that Nintendo plans to bring to the Switch. Octopath Traveler, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, Overcooked 2, Super Mario Party, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee!, Super Mario Party, and of course, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate are all on the list already. We also know of several games that Nintendo is working on that don’t have release dates yet, including a Yoshi game, a Metroid game, and a mainline Pokémon title.
However, it seems that these new “products” will be something we haven’t yet heard of. Nintendo’s E3 showcase focused heavily on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, so it’s possible that Nintendo is keeping these games under wraps so as not to split attention among several games just yet.
Still, we’re past the halfway point of 2018, so if these new projects are indeed set to release by the end of the year, it likely won’t be too long before we hear more about them. We’ll keep an eye out for any further updates from Nintendo.