Nintendo shall be airing a Zelda-focused Nintendo Direct this September, in line with Jeff Grubb and GamesBeat managing editor, Mike Minotti.
The duo mentioned as a lot throughout Grubb’s newest “Jeff Grubb’s Game Mess” podcast. Although the rumored Nintendo Direct broadcast is claimed to be closely Zelda-focused, Grubb additionally mentioned that we is perhaps seeing the rumored Metroid Prime remaster.
“To be clear guys, the one thing we are very, very sure is being announced at this Direct are the Wind Waker and Twilight Princess ports for Switch,” GamesBeat’s Minotti mentioned in the course of the podcast (as transcribed by VGC).
Grubb chimed in, “Yeah, I think there’s going to be a lot of Zelda stuff at this thing.” He added, “I think this is like a Zelda blowout for Nintendo.”
“100% there’s a Nintendo Direct in September, it’s that simple. There is still some uncertainty about whether this will be a general [Direct], maybe a Mini, there was some talk of it being a Partner Direct”.
The now Giant Bomb reported continued and likewise talked about the rumored Metroid Prime remaster for the Nintendo Switch.
“If they’re going to have Zelda stuff there, this isn’t a Partner Direct, and people are the issues that we’ve been listening to. The specifics that have been name-dropped have been Twilight Princess and Wind Waker HD ports to the Switch.
“Which, again, even had we not heard that, I would be speculating that that would be happening right now while we wait for the run-up to Breath of the Wild 2. And yet we have heard that, and we’ve heard other things, again Metroid Prime remaster, that sounds like it’s got to be announced at something like this.”
Grubb had extra to say on this matter. “And then third parties will be showing up. I’ve heard some of that as well, it’s not super exciting the things I’ve heard. To me it sounds like at least a Mini Direct, but if it’s going to have the name of the next Zelda, which seems like a distinct possibility, that sounds like a big general Direct.”
So when will this new Nintendo Direct happen? Well, in line with Grubb, some good sources have mentioned that it’ll air in the course of the week starting September 12
Grubb mentioned he’d heard from “a pretty good source” that the occasion will happen in the course of the week starting September 12 (so, two weeks away from now).
Grubb has been speaking concerning the Twilight Princess and Wind Waker Switch ports for fairly a while. The reporter has additionally been mentioning the Metroid Prime remaster on a number of events. The Giant Bomb reporter isn’t the one source that has overtly been speaking concerning the Zelda Switch ports – in line with VGC, the Wind Waker and Twilight Princess Switch ports are 100% taking place.