June 2023 Nintendo Direct - Find All the News & Announcements Here

Published: June 21, 2023 10:07 AM /


Nintendo Direct June 2023 Heade

Nintendo has finally broadcasted its second Direct presentation of 2023, focusing on news and announcement about games releasing this year, on top of Pikmin 4. 

If you didn't have the chance to watch the show live, or simply prefer a more comfortable format, here you can find all the reveals and announcements for your perusal. 

Without further ado, you can check out the trailers and news below. 

We start with a look at the DLC for Pokemon Scarlet & Violet, titled The Hidden Secrets of Area Zero. Part 1 will come in Fall 2023, while Part 2 will follow up in the winter. 

Next, is Sonic Superstars with a new trailer. The game is coming in Fall 2023 on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC.

We then get to look at the cozy MMORPG Palia, coming to Nintendo Switch in the Holiday Season of 2023.

Persona 5 Tactica is the next to get a new look at gameplay. It's coming for PS5, PS4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam on top of Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One on November 17, 2023.

For those who were hoping that hypothetical Switch ports of Persona 3 Reload and Metaphor ReFantazio were being held back for the Nintendo Direct, they did not appear, so it's likely that they are not coming to the Switch, at least for now.

We get to see a port of MythForce, coming to Nintendo Switch "soon" in 2023.

Nintendo then showcased the next Splatfest in Splatoon 3, with three teams inspired by ice cream: Vanilla, Strawberry, and Mint Chip. You can take a look at the reveal directly on YouTube.

We finally get to see more of Detective Pikachu Returns, including a release date. It's coming on October 6, 2023

Super Mario RPG is coming back to Nintendo Switch with brand-new graphics on November 17, 2023.

Nintendo then had a couple of teases to share: Princess Peach will be the protagonist of a brand-new game, but for now, we only got a tease with no further information besides the fact that it'll release in 2024. A separate trailer wasn't released, so you check it out on YouTube.

A visually-enhanced version of Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon is also coming for Nintendo Switch. This will also come next year and you can watch the sneak peek on YouTube.

Batman: Arkham Trilogy is coming to Nintendo Switch with all the DLC included. It'll release this fall and it'll include Batman: Arkham Asylum, Batman: Arkham City, and Batman: Arkham Knight. 

We then take a look at Gloomhaven, which is coming for Nintendo Switch on September 18,2023.

Ubisoft showcased Just Dance 2024 Edition, coming on October 24.

We move on to a cute action RPG, Silent Hope, coming on October 3, 2023 for both Nintendo Switch and PC. 

Fae Farm is coming as a console exclusive for Nintendo Switch on September 8.

Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged is the next on the menu, coming on October 19 for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch. You can watch the trailer directly on YouTube.

We stay in the realm of cars with Manic Mechanics, coming for Nintendo Switch on July 13.

Ubisoft returns on stage with Mario+Rabbids: Sparks of Hope and its second DLC, The Last Spark Hunter. It's releasing later today for Nintendo Switch.

We get to see the brand new Dragon Quest Monsters that Square Enix had teased a few weeks ago, titled Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince. It's coming on December 1, 2023, for Nintendo Switch.,

As expected, Nintendo provided a gameplay look at Pikmin 4, with a gameplay presentation going in-depth into the upcoming game of the storied series. It's coming on July 21, 2023. Interestingly, this game lets players venture out at night. A demo will also come on June 28, while Pikmin 1 and 2 will release on the Nintendo eShop today.

Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection vol.1, which was announced at Summer Game Fest, is also coming to Nintendo Switch, including three first three games of the series, plus Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2. It launches on October 24 for PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PC, and Nintendo Switch. The Switch version will also come with the NES versions of Metal Gear and Snake's Revenge.  

The popular Vampire Survivors is coming to Nintendo Switch on August 17. 

The rhythm game Headbangers Rhythm Royale is coming on October 31 for PC, Xbox Series X|S, PS5, and Nintendo Switch.

Next is Penny's Big Breakwaway from the team that created Sonic Mania. It's coming to PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S in early 2024. 

We then get to see the new DLC courses coming to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, including fan favorites from older games. The DLC is releasing this summer. 

Square Enix revealed a remake of the second Star Ocean game, Star Ocean: The Second Story R. Coming on November 2, 2023, for PS5, PS4, PC, and Nintendo Switch 

The next announcement directly from Nintendo is WarioWare: Move It! coming on November 3 for Nintendo Switch.

Last, but not least, we get the reveal of a brand new Super Mario game, Super Mario Bros. Wonder. It's coming for Nintendo Switch on October 20.


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More Info About This Game
Learn more about Pokemon Scarlet and Violet
Game Freak
Nintendo Switch
Release Date
November 18, 2022 (Calendar)