A Nintendo Direct Mini premiered today focused on third-party developers and was news to almost everyone.

Fans who had waited a long time for the Persona 5 to be switched on finally got what they wanted, and to some, developers like Square Enix, Capcom, Ubisoft, and Valve showed off some new games coming to the Nintendo console.

Here’s everything announced during the Nintendo Direct Mini:

Persona 5 Royal, Persona 4 Golden and Persona 3 portable on switch

Recent Persona games, including the Persona 5 Royal, Persona 4 Golden and Persona 3 Portable, are finally coming to the Nintendo Switch. Following the news that popular JRPGs are coming to Xbox and PC, Atlus announced that Persona 5 Royal will be coming to Switch on October 21 and Persona 4 Golden and P3P are coming soon. All three games will be in full HD and will feature English and Japanese voice acting. But remember, all three games will be sold separately.

Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection Announced

The popular Mega Man Battle Network series is coming in a new bundle on the Nintendo Switch that brings together all ten games. The Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection will also include a new art gallery and music library mode. The collection will arrive on the Nintendo Switch in 2023 and will be sold in two parts if purchased digitally.

Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope has a release date

The sequel to Mario + Rabbids has got a new look today in the gameplay overview trailer, which includes Bowser’s identity as a playable character. Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope will be released on Nintendo Switch on October 20 and there will be a deep-inning stream tomorrow with more information.

Portal: Companion Collection comes to switch today

The critically acclaimed portal series is coming to Nintendo Switch later today. Use the trusted portal gun to solve ingenious environmental puzzles trying to escape from Twisted Aperture Labs and its AI ruler GLaDOS. Portal 2 will still include local, split screen and online multiplayer.

Nier: Automata The End of YoRHa Edition Switch is coming

Nier: Automata is also making its way to the Nintendo Switch. Against the backdrop of the eternal war between Android and machines, this epic action-RPG has been hailed as the best RPG of the last decade. The Nintendo Switch version will include all the previously released DLC as well as unique costumes when it is released on October 6th.

Harvestella – New game announcement

Square Enix has announced a new game that connects the developer’s fantastic RPG world with Stardust Valley’s lifestyle-sim gameplay. Play as a villager and collect materials, grow farms and quits – the season of death – prevent your delightful life from being ruined. Harvest is set to release on November 4th.

Coming back to Monkey Island is the first console on this switch

The new sequel to the Monkey Island series is coming to the first console on the Nintendo Switch in 2022. As announced in the Nintendo Direct Mini, Ron Gilbert’s newest Monkey Island puzzle game will return fans’ favorite characters and develop classic point-and-click gameplay.

Super Bomberman R2 – New Game Announced

A new Bomberman game has been announced for the Nintendo Switch. The new castle mode allows teams of up to 15 players to reach the treasure, while one player acts as a defense to prevent them. You can also create and share custom battle stages. Super Bomberman R 2 is coming to Nintendo Switch in 2023.

Live Live – Demo Announced

The cult-classic RPG is coming to the Nintendo Switch with a new HD-2D look. The full game will be released on July 22, while the three-chapter demo will be released later today on the Nintendo eShop. These chapters include Imperial China, Twilight of Edo Japan, and The Distant Future.

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak – Roadmap Revealed

Capcom detailed its roadmap for the upcoming expansion of Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak. With a massive new expansion, Capcom has revealed that a free title update featuring Seating BaselJues will be released in August 2022, with more free title updates coming in the fall, winter and 2023.

Sonic Frontiers – Gameplay Trailer

Free-roaming Sonic Frontiers is also coming on the Nintendo Switch and we got a new look of its battle in today’s Nintendo Direct Mini.

Minecraft Legends – New Trailer

The action-strategy spinoff Minecraft Legends is coming to Nintendo Switch in 2023. Control the hero and team up with friends as you navigate the world of Minecraft under the attack of monsters.


Play like light caterpillars and wolf cubs who must work together to find their way home in the snow. Described as an emotional adventure, Blanc is completely text-free, so anyone can experience this story. Play with a friend at a local or online co-op when Blank is released in February 2023.

Disney Dreamlight Valley

A life-sim game set in a world full of popular Disney and Pixar characters. Explore the world and create life while farming, cooking and interacting with famous characters. Disney Dreamlight Valley will be released on September 6 in Early Access.

Dragon Quest Treasure

The latest Dragon Quest spinoff will be released on December 9 on the Nintendo Switch. Eric and Mia play the roles of monsters who can come together and find loot using their treasure tracker.

Little Noah: Descendant of Paradise

Little Noah: A new rogulite action game called Sion of Paradise will be released later today on the Nintendo Switch. Play the role of Noah who must find ancient relics with her cat zipper, appoint friends and fight enemies and bosses. But if you lose, you have to start all over again.

RPG Time: The Legend of Right

Kenta is an ambitious game maker working on his first hand-drawn RPG, The Legend of Right. Play to solve, remove, and delete puzzles with over 200 pages in Kenta’s notebook. RPG Time will be released on Nintendo Switch on August 18th.

Lorelli and laser eyes

A surreal mystery game that marks the beginning of the golden age of detective mystery novels. The puzzle adventure game is coming to the first console on the Nintendo Switch in 2023.

Doraemon Story of Seasons: Friends of the Great Kingdom

The famous Japanese mascot Doraemon is the star in a new game where players can harvest crops, lean towards animals and use Doraemon’s secret gadgets. Hang out with your friends and build a ranch in the Doraemon Life-SIM coming on the switch in 2022.

PAC-Man World Re-PAC

A remake of Pac-Man World is coming to Nintendo Switch on August 26. In this 3D Pac-man game there is a distinguished character who must get rid of his family after taking them to Ghost Island.


A railway management game in which players can build a railway system that can handle freight perfectly and speed up the economy. This fall will be released Railgrade on the Nintendo Switch.

Captain Velvet Meteor: Jump + Dimension

Play as a young boy who recently went to Japan without friends. Damien chooses to live in his imagination as the superhero Captain Velvet Meteor who helps him get out of a mysterious world with his favorite manga characters. Captain Velvet will be released on the Nintendo Switch on July 28th.

Matt TM Kim is IGN’s news editor. You can reach him lawoftd.