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The Nintendo Switch is getting Captain Toad, a Splatoon expansion, and much more

Nintendo revealed a number of new Switch titles today, including Captain Toad, a Splatoon expansion, and a new Crash Bandicoot collection.


In addition to the big news that a new Smash Bros. is on the way, today Nintendo also revealed a solid slate of new games coming to the Switch in the coming months. It’s a pretty eclectic selection, too. Among the new games are an updated version of the fantastic Wii U puzzle game Captain Toad, launching on July 13th; the remastered Crash Bandicoot trilogy coming on July 10th; and the Zelda-like adventure Okami, which will be available some time in the summer.

The colorful multiplayer shooter Splatoon 2, meanwhile, is getting its first paid expansion, with an intense-looking new single-player add-on that will include new levels and a deeper look at the game’s burgeoning lore. It’ll be available this summer for $19.99.

There were also a handful of surprises as well. The South Park role-playing game The Fractured But Whole is coming to the Switch on April 24th, while unsettling horror adventure Little Nightmares will be available on May 18th and the cult hit indie RPG Undertale will also be coming, though no The company also revealed that the previously announced Switch remaster of Dark Souls will be accompanied by a slick looking new Amiibo figure.

The "Solaire of Astora" amiibo is scheduled for launch.
Use this amiibo with the Nintendo Switch version of DARK SOULS REMASTERED to perform the Praise the Sun gesture at any time. pic.twitter.com/f2Qj3wPKhp

— FROMSOFTWARE (@fromsoftware_pr) March 8, 2018

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