There will be an IndieWorld Direct on Monday, August 19th and as you can probably guess from the title, the presentation will focus on indie video games for the Nintendo Switch. There will apparently be two games announced during this Nintendo Direct that are either Xbox first party titles or were at least launched first on the Xbox One console. This news tip comes from games industry analyst Daniel Ahmad who tweets under the handle ZHugeEx. You can check out his tweets below:
We're going to see another Microsoft / Xbox first game at the IndieWorld Direct on Monday.
So far we've had Minecraft, Cuphead and Super Lucky's Tale that have been Xbox exclusives come to Switch.
If you've been following rumors/leaks you can probably guess this one. https://t.co/hXrDJb1XxW
— Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX) August 17, 2019
My guess is that Ori and the Blind Forest is the game that will be announced during the IndieWorld Direct on Monday. It may not technicaly be an indie game as the IP is owned by Microsoft but both games in the series are produced by Moon Studios. Whichever game gets announced will join
You can watch the IndieWorld Direct on Monday, August 19th on Nintendo’s website or on their official YouTube channel. The North American version begins at 6 a.m. Pacific time or 9 a.m. Eastern time. The presentation will be about 20 minutes long. Ahmad also teases that at least two major indie games will also be announced for the Switch.
Check back with The Inner Circle after the Direct to find out about the latest indie games coming to the Nintendo Switch.