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14 September 2018, 02:16 | Casey Mitchell

Nintendo Direct Highlighting Upcoming Switch and 3DS Titles Happening on September 6

Nintendo Direct cancelled because of Japanese earthquake

The Nintendo Direct presentation stream which was set to announce new Switch and 3DS games has been postponed to a later date due the devastating natural disaster in Hokkaido, Japan.

Nintendo has delayed its upcoming Nintendo Direct due to an natural disaster that has struck the northern island of Hokkaido, Japan. The reason behind the announcement of this news arises from Nintendo's claim to make further available before the September launch of Nintendo Switch Online revealing details about saving your data for online access. "Thank you for your understanding".

Nintendo uses Direct events to connect with users and inform them of company performance, new products, and ongoing issues.

Nintendo is offering a bunch of NES titles as part of its upcoming Switch Online service, with Mario Bros. just being one of many retro games available. Perhaps the game will be covered in the delayed Nintendo Direct?

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Yesterday, Nintendo announced that a new Nintendo Direct broadcast centered around upcoming games for the 3DS and Switch.

Nintendo's got another Nintendo Direct that's taking place tomorrow.

The natural disaster measured 6.7 on the richter scale and killed at least nine people with about 40 people missing, according to local media reports.

The 6.7-magnitude quake killed at least seven people and injured more than 150 residents, according to an official with the Crisis Management Office of Hokkaido Prefecture Government.

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There's been a good few rumours surrounding a port of Super Mario Bros. Ultimate and the new Pokémon Let's Go games.

Yoshi's Crafted World has a release date of somewhere in early 2019 for Nintendo Switch.

Nintendo Switch Online is set to be released this month, yet we still know very little about it.

Famitsu reports that Nintendo has sold 5,007,368 units of the Switch since its release on March 3 previous year.

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