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Update: Nintendo has confirmed that its postponed Nintendo Direct broadcast will take place on Thursday, September 13th at 3 p.m. PT. The Direct will focus on upcoming 3DS and Switch titles.

Original Story: The recently postponed Nintendo Direct could be rescheduled for later this week, according to Nintendo Life.

As reported by the site, several “trusted sources” have confirmed September 6th’s Direct, which was postponed due to a 6.7 earthquake in Hokkaido, Japan, will now take place on Thursday, September 13th.

A few tweets tied to Nintendo have also added validity to the rumor. A recent tweet from Platinum Train, the official account for the Japanese-exclusive Nintendo Switch game, hinted at “a little surprise announcement” planned for September 13th. Data miners also recently discovered a few Splatoon 2 in-game events have been scheduled to launch this Thursday. Plus, the official Animal Crossing U.K. Twitter account tweeted about a “sneak peek” coming soon that seems to be a tie-in with Pocket Camp and Splatoon 2.

Of course, fans will have to wait until Nintendo gives official word on when the Direct will occur. Apart from the possible Splatoon 2 and Platinum Train news, it’s unclear what will be covered during the new presentation. In the days following the original Direct’s delay, a few surprise announcements have popped up, including the arrival of a Mega Man 11 demo on Switch and the unveiling of the special edition Pokémon: Let’s Go Switch. Those could have been two topics originally planned for the Direct.

It’s likely that the Nintendo Switch Online service will be a major focal point, as it’s scheduled to launch at some point this month. There could also be new information on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate or the unannounced games that Nintendo previously teased are still coming this year.

Source: Nintendo Life

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Delayed Nintendo Direct gets a new date

The postponed Nintendo Direct will take place later this week.

By Evan Slead | 09/12/2018 07:50 AM PT | Updated 09/12/2018 08:00 AM PT

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Update: Nintendo has confirmed that its postponed Nintendo Direct broadcast will take place on Thursday, September 13th at 3 p.m. PT. The Direct will focus on upcoming 3DS and Switch titles.

Original Story: The recently postponed Nintendo Direct could be rescheduled for later this week, according to Nintendo Life.

As reported by the site, several “trusted sources” have confirmed September 6th’s Direct, which was postponed due to a 6.7 earthquake in Hokkaido, Japan, will now take place on Thursday, September 13th.

A few tweets tied to Nintendo have also added validity to the rumor. A recent tweet from Platinum Train, the official account for the Japanese-exclusive Nintendo Switch game, hinted at “a little surprise announcement” planned for September 13th. Data miners also recently discovered a few Splatoon 2 in-game events have been scheduled to launch this Thursday. Plus, the official Animal Crossing U.K. Twitter account tweeted about a “sneak peek” coming soon that seems to be a tie-in with Pocket Camp and Splatoon 2.

Of course, fans will have to wait until Nintendo gives official word on when the Direct will occur. Apart from the possible Splatoon 2 and Platinum Train news, it’s unclear what will be covered during the new presentation. In the days following the original Direct’s delay, a few surprise announcements have popped up, including the arrival of a Mega Man 11 demo on Switch and the unveiling of the special edition Pokémon: Let’s Go Switch. Those could have been two topics originally planned for the Direct.

It’s likely that the Nintendo Switch Online service will be a major focal point, as it’s scheduled to launch at some point this month. There could also be new information on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate or the unannounced games that Nintendo previously teased are still coming this year.

Source: Nintendo Life

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Evan has been loving games since he could hold a controller. When not replaying Megaman X or Castlevania: Symphony of the Night for the 100th time, he also has been writing about entertainment, from horror movie reviews for Bloody Good Horror to TV recaps and general news for Entertainment Weekly, and now all things gaming. Say hello on Twitter at @EvanSlead.