The Next Nintendo Direct Is Coming February 13, The Internet Reacts

Jason Fanelli,

February 12, 2019 9:45 AM

Nintendo has finally revealed the next Nintendo Direct for Wednesday, February 13, and the internet had plenty of reactions to the news.

After weeks of rumors and speculation, a new Nintendo Direct presentation has finally been announced for February 13 and the gaming community is all a-flutter with speculation.

Nintendo of America’s official Twitter account made the announcement Tuesday morning, revealing that the next Direct will take place on Wednesday, February 13th at 5PM Eastern, 2PM Pacific. The official tweet is below:

This new Direct is a long time coming, as it’s the first non-game specific presentation since September. Outside of the specifically named Fire Emblem: Three Houses, nothing else is known about what these 35 minutes will bring outside of rumors and speculation. That hasn’t stopped the greater gaming community from reacting, and of course predicting, what is in store in the Direct.

Others are pulling for certain announcements in oddly similar ways:

A few are sticking up for the 3DS, which wasn’t mentioned to be a part of the presentation this time:

Let’s not forget the realists, who just want people to Nintendo Direct responsibly:

Predictions for what’s coming have been rampant, from Animal Crossing to Super Mario Maker, from Bayonetta 3 to this interesting F-Zero concept:

Even yours truly got in on the fun with a Super Smash Bros Ultimate related idea:

A new Nintendo Direct announcement always brings some furious fervor, and this one looks to be no exception. We’ll see what happens when these predictions turn into reactions tomorrow at 5PM Eastern.

For more on all things Nintendo, check out our look at a Taiwanese sting on counterfeit amiibo cards, as well as a recent issue with lag in an online Super Smash Bros tournament.


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