Nintendo commits to 2023 first party release dates in new financial results

Nintendo 2023 first party release dates

Nearing the end of 2022, Nintendo solidifies a few releases

Just recently, Nintendo finally dropped a Direct and dumped a ton of new info, remakes, and Nintendo 2023 first party release dates into our lap. Now, a new financial report for the fiscal year ending in March 2023 is backing up what we found out in September: with hopefully no delays in sight.

So there’s a few things to note here. Pikmin 4 is still just “2023” without a window in mind: which seems perfect for an E3 release date announcement for Q3 or Q4. Metroid Prime 4 (which is still a working title, or notated as “temp” in the financial report) is in the works and doesn’t even have a year in mind. Plus, Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp is “TBA” as of November 2022.

As far as other regions go, Europe seems to be on the same timeline as the US. Japan is welcoming Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope (which most of the world already has) on December 2, and the Re-Boot Camp “TBA” listing is completely missing. No doubt we’ll get more info and maybe even another Direct as we head into early 2023.

Nintendo’s 2023 first party Switch release dates:

  • Fire Emblem Engage – 1/20/2023
  • Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe – 2/24/2023
  • The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom – 5/12/2023
  • Pikmin 4 – 2023
  • Metroid Prime 4 – TBA
  • Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp – TBA
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