Wii Sports returns as Nintendo Switch Sports: Today it was time for a Nintendo Direct presentation with many surprises. That were a delight for Nintendo Switch owners and Nintendo gamers.
The presentation lasted 40 minutes, and Nintendo unveiled its first teaser trailer of Xenoblade Chronicles 3. A new Mario soccer game as well as additional content for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. As well as a brand-new multiplayer sports game named Nintendo Switch Sports, which is an update of the classic Wii Sports game that launched on the Nintendo Wii in 2006.
It’s been a while since Nintendo launched a new entry in the series. Wii Sports Resort in 2009 was among the final games that were released. One of the most prominent features of this latest version is that all games will be accessible online to play with randoms or friends.
Nintendo Switch Sports players can earn points by playing games online. They can use these points to earn in-game rewards such as clothing, gear, and accessories for the players’ characters.
Nintendo announced in the unveil trailer to Nintendo Switch Sports it would include six sports to play at launch, and more will add later in an unpaid DLC initiative. The games include Soccer, Volleyball, Bowling, Badminton, and Chambara, which is like the Swordplay game included on Wii Sports Resort.
Wii Sports returns as Nintendo Switch Sports
Of course, the players will be using the motion control of Joy-Con controllers to do actions like curving bowling balls or spinning the hard-hitting tennis shot. Nintendo has also revealed that a seventh sport will join the games during early 2022 and will be Golf.
If you’re one of those who can’t wait to purchase Nintendo Switch Sports in the spring, there’s some excellent information that Nintendo revealed.
The game will have an Online Play Test for the competition from the 18th of February until the 20th of February. Which will allow players to try the game for free. The only catch is that Switch players won’t allow to participate in the playtest at any time.
The following are the specific Play Test timings available in the case of Nintendo Switch Sports listed below for those interested. It is important to note it is the only tennis Bowling, Bowling. As well as Chambara random online games that will be accessible to players during the test time:
- February 18 – 7:00-7.45pm PST
- February 19 – 3 :00-3:45 am PST / 11:00-11.45 am PST / 7:00-7:45 pm
- The 20th of February – 3:00-3.45 am PST
Nintendo Switch Sports will be available on the 29th of April, 2022.