Top Nintendo Switch News for December 2023

It’s been a busy month for Nintendo Switch news, with plenty of exciting announcements and releases to keep fans happy. Here’s a rundown of the biggest stories you need to know about:

1. Nintendo Switch System Update 17.0.1 Is Now Live:

Nintendo Switch System Update 17.0.1

This minor update brings stability and performance fixes, as well as improvements to user experience. It’s recommended for all Switch users.

2. Super Nintendo World Donkey Kong Country Expansion Opening Spring 2024:

Super Nintendo World Donkey Kong Country expansion

Get ready to swing into action! The highly-anticipated Super Nintendo World expansion, themed after the beloved Donkey Kong Country series, will open its doors at Universal Studios Japan in spring 2024. Expect a thrilling roller coaster, immersive themed areas, and interactive experiences.

3. Batman: Arkham Trilogy and More Coming to Nintendo Switch This December:

Calling all Caped Crusaders! The iconic Batman: Arkham Trilogy, including Arkham Asylum, Arkham City, and Arkham Knight, is finally coming to the Switch. You can also look forward to:

  • SteamWorld Build: This charming city-building game lets you take the reins as a robot mayor and construct a bustling steampunk metropolis.
  • DRAGON QUEST MONSTERS: The Dark Prince: Capture and train over 200 monsters in this classic monster-collecting RPG, now making its Switch debut.

Bonus News:

  • Deck the Halls with Holiday Icon Elements!: Celebrate the season with festive icon elements featuring your favorite Nintendo characters, available for a limited time only on Nintendo Switch Online.

Looking Beyond:

While December wraps up with a bang, the year isn’t over yet! Keep your eyes peeled for more exciting announcements and releases in 2024, including:

  • The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom: The highly anticipated sequel to Breath of the Wild arrives on May 12th, 2024.
  • Metroid Prime 4: While still shrouded in mystery, development on this highly anticipated sequel continues.
  • Bayonetta 3: Get ready for more stylish action when Bayonetta 3 launches on an unspecified date in 2024.

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Happy gaming!


Written by Jason Arias

Jason Arias, hailing from Ohio, seamlessly blends his talents as a dedicated blogger and astute game developer. Committed to delivering the latest updates in the gaming realm, he curates thought-provoking content tailored to captivate the discerning gaming enthusiast.

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