Nintendo Direct rescheduled for September 13th at 3 p.m. PDT; Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS titles to be showcased

Posted by Justin 'AdaptiveTrigger' Gordon • September 12, 2018 at 7:01 a.m. PDT

Nintendo has officially rescheduled the Direct that was supposed to air on September 6th. It will now debut on the 13th — a full week from its original time.

The Direct that was supposed to be shown on September 6th was delayed due to the unfortunate tragedy that occurred due to the earthquake in Hokkaido, Japan. Nintendo opted to be respectful of the situation.

Be sure to tune in at 3 p.m. PDT / 6 p.m. EDT tomorrow if you're interested in learning about some upcoming news. It's been stated that Nintendo will be showcasing games for the 3DS and the Switch once again.

Like before, this Direct is expected to run for about 35 minutes. Due to the length of time, there probably won't be any major changes to the program that will be airing despite the delay.

As far as fighting games are concerned, we're expecting news about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. It's possible we could learn about a newcomer or two, some Echo Fighters, or even get additional information about the blurred out mode that was shown during the Super Smash Bros. focused Direct that has been rumored to be called "Spirits."

Considering that the Direct's time will be focused on multiple games, there will obviously be less time to talk about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Still, an announcement is seemingly highly likely due to the numbered blog updates being skipped over the last few days.

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Last time, we were treated to the reveal of Simon Belmont, Richter Belmont, Chrom, Dark Samus, King K. Rool, and a plethora of information about the game outside of characters. This particular Direct needed only 27 minutes to do this.

The information we got during Nintendo's E3 2018 presentation was also spectacular. Technically speaking, we received confirmation of over 60 fighters as "everyone is here."

Mario, Donkey Kong, Link, Samus, Yoshi, Kirby, Fox, Pikachu, Luigi, Ness, Captain Falcon, Jigglypuff, Princess Peach, Bowser, Ice Climbers, Sheik, Zelda, Dr. Mario, Pichu, Falco, Marth, Lucina, Young Link, Ganondorf, Mewtwo, Roy, Mr. Game and Watch, Meta Knight, Pit, Dark Pit, Zero Suit Samus, Wario, Snake, Ike, Pokemon Trainer (consisting of Squirtle, Ivysaur, and Charizard), Diddy Kong, Lucas, Sonic the Hedgehog, King Dedede, Captain Olimar, Lucario, R.O.B., Toon Link, Wolf, Villager, Mega Man, Wii Fit Trainer, Rosalina and Luma, Little Mac, Greninja, Mii Brawler, Mii Swordfighter, Mii Gunner, Palutena, Pac-Man, Robin, Shulk, Bowser Jr., Duck Hunt, Ryu, Cloud, Corrin, and Bayonetta are returning — meaning no fans will be sad that their mains were cut this time around.

Of course, the Inklings, Daisy, and Ridley's reveals were also big announcements. The development team behind Super Smash Bros. Ultimate are clearly making great strides in order to give fans what they want.

How can Masahiro Sakurai possibly top these latest announcements? Smash players are still hoping for the inclusion of characters like Geno from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, Isaac from Golden Sun, Skull Kid from Majora's Mask, Banjo and Kazooie, and many more.

Hype levels are certainly at an all time high when these type of announcements are made. Be sure to let us know in the comments section what you think Nintendo will be showing tomorrow. Also, feel free to review what we speculated on before the delay last week.

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