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The Next Fire Emblem Coming to Switch in 2018

The Switch is getting a full Fire Emblem game next year!

News by Mike Williams, .

Today during the Fire Emblem Direct, Nintendo announced that an all-new Fire Emblem title is in development for the Nintendo Switch. This marks the series return to home consoles since the release of Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn for Nintendo Wii back in 2007.

There were no real details on the game given, other than the fact that it's coming some in 2018. Given the previous release, we can probably expect a second quarter 2018 release, with Fire Emblem Awakening coming in April 2012 and Fire Emblem Fates coming in June 2015.

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  • Avatar for Roto13 #1 Roto13 10 months ago
    I was really expecting a port of Fates. This is better.
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  • Avatar for NateDizzy #2 NateDizzy 10 months ago
    See, now this is the kind of stuff I need to hear. I'm the oddball Nintendo fan who isn't all that interested in Zelda or Mario. They're great, but I don't need to play either of those franchises on day one (or even year one). However, show a new Fire Emblem, or better yet, Metroid, and I'm far more willing to drop money on a new console.Edited January 2017 by NateDizzy
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  • Avatar for Namevah #3 Namevah 10 months ago
    @Roto13 Agreed. I love Fates, but I never wanted them to double-dip on Switch.
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  • Avatar for riderkicker #4 riderkicker 10 months ago
    Oh my god. It's been 10 years since Radiant Dawn?! Oy vey. Whatever you are Fire Emblem Warriors, you're taking too long to come out.
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  • Avatar for mganai #5 mganai 10 months ago
    Wouldn't mind a port of Fates. Was put off by the overly limited SE nonsense of the original release (where purchasing one of the separate games + the two remaining scenarios cost the same).
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  • Avatar for himuradrew #6 himuradrew 10 months ago
    An HD Fire Emblem game. Nice!! I can already see the countless hours I'll be playing this game.
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  • Avatar for daveyc02909 #7 daveyc02909 10 months ago
    @mganai I would've actually bought Fates if I were able to find a game cart with all three games together. Too bad they don't seem to be planning to port it to the Switch.
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