Nintendo NX launching March 2017, Legend of Zelda releasing simultaneously on NX and Wii U0 Comments
Some very big news popped up early this morning with the most meager of details. Nintendo confirmed via Twitter that "The next generation of #Nintendo is coming March 2017! #NX" Quite the announcement for a midnight tweet, but incredibly exciting nonetheless. A date wasn't all we got, either, as Nintendo also revealed that the new Legend of Zelda will be the focus of E3 2016, and will launch simultaneously on the Wii U and NX when the NX launches in March, just as Twilight Princess did for the GameCube and Wii.
In non-NX related news, it seems that two popular Nintendo IPs will be making their mobile debut sometime in the future. Both Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem were confirmed to be making an appearance on smart devices, though no release window was given for either. All in all, this was one very fun surprise announcement. It's hardly where anyone expected the first real news about the NX, but I'll take Twitter in the middle of the night over waiting until E3 finally comes along!