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Nintendo Direct: Start Time, How to Watch and Switch Games Coming This Winter

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet aren't the only big Switch games coming out soon.

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Pokemon Scarlet and Violet hit Nintendo Switch in November, but Tuesday's Nintendo Direct will highlight other major games.

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Nintendo will show off its winter lineup of games during a new Nintendo Direct on Tuesday. The Mario company plans for a 40-minute show featuring the titles coming to the Nintendo Switch, and possibly mobile games.

Many of the upcoming games already have release dates, but there could be more details as well as a surprise or two. 

When is the next Nintendo Direct?

The next Nintendo Direct will happen on Tuesday, 7 a.m. PT/10 a.m. ET. 

How can I watch the Nintendo Direct?

The livestream will air on Nintendo's YouTube channel and will last 40 minutes -- it's embedded above so you can watch right here. Nintendo UK tweeted Monday it will not air the event live on its YouTube channel out of respect for national mourning following the death of Queen Elizabeth II but will have it available as a video-on-demand at 4 p.m. UK time. 

What games will Nintendo show during its Nintendo Direct?

Nintendo already announced some of its 2022 winter lineup, including No Man's Sky, Bayonetta 3, Sonic Frontiers, Persona 5 Royal and -- likely be its biggest title of the season -- Pokemon Scarlet and Violet (which comes out Nov. 18). 

A few games speculated to get official dates are Alan Wake Remastered (which hit other systems last year), Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp and Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion. There may also be more details about Nintendo's biggest game for 2023, The Legends of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2, which was delayed earlier this year.