If you’re as mad about gaming as we are, then you’ll also be continuously typing ‘when is the next Nintendo Direct’ into your search bar.
Well, don’t worry, because the Retro Dodo team are here to take all that stress away from you day by giving you a one-stop-shop for all of your Nintendo needs.
After all, it feel like all of our Christmases have come at once every time we tune into one of the directs, especially when new hardware drops!
But what exactly is Nintendo Direct, and how do you tune in to get all of the gaming goodness that Ninty provide? Find out everything you need to know right here.
So, when is the next livestream? We’ve got the answer below!
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What Is Nintendo Direct?
Nintendo Direct is a livestream event where fans can get the latest on upcoming games, DLC, cool peripherals, and new hardware,
There have been a whopping 149 livestreams in total since the first Direct event back in 2011, and users can tune in from all over the world to check out what Ninty are up to!
Some might even say that the livestream is the second best place to finding out Nintendo news after Retro Dodo…
How Important Is Nintendo Direct?
Nintendo Direct tells gamers and news publications alike exactly what the gaming giants are up to, making it one of the most important events in the gaming calendar.
Sometimes, Nintendo like to tease new announcements by just giving us a logo (everyone remembers the Metroid Prime 4 Release Date hopes), and other times we get a finished trailer with a release date.
The last livestream brought lots of exciting news such as the Super Mario RPG Remake, Paper Mario The Thousand Year Door and Tomb Raider Remastered Edition, so who knows what could come up in the next livestream?
Devil May Cry 6, perhaps?
When Is The Next Nintendo Direct?
The next Nintendo Direct is expected to drop in February 2024.
In line with Nintendo’s yearly calendar for previous years, the next livestream is going to be in September. It’s unclear as to what is dropping at the new event yet, but check back for more details as and when we get them.
How Can I Watch The Nintendo Direct?
It’s super easy to tune into the next Direct livestream either on your laptop or phone while on the go, meaning you can catch all of the news wherever you are.
And if you miss the next livestream, you can always check out the news that you missed in the Retro Dodo Newsletter!
When Was The First Nintendo Direct?
The first Direct livestream aired on Friday 21st October 2011.
Can I Watch Nintendo livestreams On TV?
If you have the YouTube and/or Twitch app on your smart TV, then you can watch the Direct livestream on the big screen from the comfort of your sofa.
What could be better than seeing Mazza and the gang making waves on your TV?
When Will The Next Nintendo Livestream Be?
If the previous year’s calendar is to be repeated, then the next Nintendo livestream will be February 2024.
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Seb Santabarbara has bought every Nintendo console that has ever been released in his 33 years on Planet Earth. His favourite game franchise is Zelda, and he’s patiently waiting for Banjo-Kazooie to come back to the fold. When he’s not playing games, he’s travelling the world in his self-converted camper van.