On the Nintendo Direct today, N3DS footage was shown, but more importantly, Lyn or Lyndis from Fire Emblem: Blazing Sword will be playable in Fire Emblem Warriors.
Lyn isn’t a stranger to spinoffs as she’s been an assist trophy in Smash Bros. before, and is certainly a popular character, as she did win the Choose your Own Legends poll on the female side.
Meanwhile in Europe Caeda has been spotted in their trailer.
As well as Navarre.
It’s timestamped to their appearance.
Lyn’s sprite on the Japanese Warriors website also matches the one on the “box leak”.
The game launches on October 20th in North America and Europe. Keep your eyes open for any more leaks and information.
Today, Nintendo posted their short and sweet Nintendo Direct, which covered quite a bit of incoming Nintendo goodness for the remainder of the year. Fortunately, Fire Emblem did get a bit of screentime in this quicker than quick Direct.
Fire Emblem Echoes Shadows of Valentia will feature DLC (some free, some paid). Fans can take advantage of these by purchasing the DLC maps one at a time, or invest in a Season Pass, giving immediate access at a likely discounted rate. No information was confirmed for timing, content or pricing, but the Direct did hint at some new character backstories being fleshed out, as well as some new dungeons to explore.
The Japanese web site already covers this, so we can expect four initial maps to be available. Japanese players can purchase, in Japan, a 5000 Yen card which covers the cost for the first map free (with payment required for the following three sets of DLC). For translated details on what to expect, check out our Forum post covering the specs.
Lastly, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS will be releasing the final batch of amiibo, including Corrin, in June 21 worldwide. Interestingly, we’re getting both Male and Female versions of Corrin, which was revealed through some shared information covered from Fire Emblem Echoes’ usage of amiibo in battle, featuring both genders of Corrin.
Earlier today, Nintendo posted several URLs for their Fire Emblem Direct coverage, which can be found here (English) and here (Japanese). They were kind enough to leave us with some details that we can decipher from their direct, including guaranteed coverage of more than one Fire Emblem title.
A neat little spoiler shared by Nintendo’s twitter let us know that we can definitely anticipate coverage of the Fire Emblem Mobile release, set to come out rather soon (within the next few months).
By the way, you may have seen some websites report about a rumoured Nintendo Switch port of Fire Emblem Fates Revelation, based on a line of source code found on the official Nintendo website.
However we have every reason to believe this line of code is merely an error, since the section of the page it corresponds to is for the 3DS version of Revelation. In addition, a similar error can be found on pages for other Switch games.
Regardless, the Direct still happens tomorrow at 5pm EST, so get hyped!
Not even an hour ago, Nintendo of America tweeted the following, that a Nintendo Direct geared specifically for Fire Emblem, is coming next week.
January 18, at 5p EST, you can catch the event at Nintendo’s Switch site.
In 5 days, we can look forward to discussion covering the rarely discussed Fire Emblem Mobile, and potentially more details on Nintendo Switch’s plans to handle Fire Emblem, including their announced Fire Emblem Warriors, due to release in the Holiday season of 2017. We may even hear about the Corrin amiibo, announced many months ago, for Super Smash Bros. Fan speculation is through the roof…are you excited yet?!