Surprise Fire Emblem Direct!

After last weeks Switch-stravaganza, we were treated to our first Nintendo Direct of 2017. To bring in the new year Nintendo spent 20 minutes talking about everything Fire Emblem…and surprisingly even I, a non-fan of the series, had my interests piqued.


Below is a quick rundown of the announcements. We’re sure to hear more as each titles nears release.

  • Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (Nintendo 3DS)
    • Releasing¬†May 19
    • Reimagining of Fire Emblem Gaiden (previously only released in Japan)
    • New Amiibo for Alm and Celica, will be available May 19
  • Fire Emblem (Nintendo Switch)
    • A new mainline Fire Emblem game is coming to Nintendo Switch, a first for home consoles since 2007!
    • Planned for a 2018 release.
  • Fire Emblem Warriors (Nintendo Switch / 3DS)
    • Created by KOEI TECMO GAMES, the same studio that made Hyrule Warriors
    • Both versions releasing Fall 2017
  • Fire Emblem Heroes
    • Releasing February 2nd on Google Play. Coming Soon to iPad & iPhone
    • Nintendo’s first Fire Emblem for mobile platforms
    • This title was the most detailed of the entire direct

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*Information pulled from Nintendo Direct video and Nintendo of America Twitter Feed