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Animal Crossing New Horizons (EU)

2020 is the current leap year and the fourth year for the Nintendo SwitchNintendo has announced that they would launch multiple games on the Switch as well as still support the Nintendo 3DS. A few Wii U games and ports were also planned to be made. So far, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, a new mainline Animal Crossing is the biggest first party game to have a set release date in 2020. Other first party games set to release in the year are enhanced ports of Tokyo Mirage Sessions ♯FE, called Tokyo Mirage Sessions ♯FE Encore, and one of Pikmin 3, called Pikmin 3 Deluxe. Alongside them came a full blown remake of Xenoblade Chronicles titled Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, and one of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team called Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX. A new Paper Mario game titled Paper Mario: The Origami King is also counted amongst the big releases of the year.

Timeline

Notable releases

Events

  • A Pokémon Direct was hosted on January 9.
  • The Nintendo 2DS was discontinued in North America on February 8.
  • An Animal Crossing: New Horizons focused direct was hosted on February 20.
  • A surprise mini Nintendo Direct was broadcasted on March 26.
  • A mini direct focused on third parties was broadcasted on July 20.

Releases

Nintendo Switch

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