September 23:Kirby Fighters 2 and Cadence of Hyrule's "Symphony of the Mask" DLC have shadowdropped on the Nintendo Switch eShop!
September 8: Nintendo and Koei Tecmo announcedHyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, a prequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild that depicts the events leading up to the Great Calamity featured 100 years prior to that game. As with Hyrule Warriors, the game will feature a number of playable characters in addition to Link, including Princess Zelda and the four Guardians: Mipha, Daruk, Urbosa, and Revali. Pre-ordering the digital version of the game will grant the player a unique Lucky Ladle weapon for Link.
September 3: Nintendo aired a new Nintendo Direct with a focus on content relating to the 35th anniversary of Super Mario Bros.! New games announced include Super Mario 35, Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros., Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit, Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury, and the long-rumoured Super Mario 3D All-Stars!
Super Smash Bros. Unbounded is the sixth installment of the Super Smash Bros. franchise, released for the Nintendo Super Switch on January 21st, 2026. Series director Masahiro Sakurai returns to helm the project as a producer, but compared to his role in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, he is much less hands-on with the development of Unbounded. Rather, Bandai Namco Studios and Sora Ltd. return to produce the game, alongside Faz Studios as a new developer/director of the project. (read more)