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  1. AAMARMO

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  2. MrValtor

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    "tbc", so it's really just speculation on their part.
     
  3. Unprecedented.
     
  4. Raijinto

    Raijinto
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    I was about to ask in that other thread if this was thread worthy. Let's have a nice speculation-filled discussion here for 2 months eh? :)
     
  5. JimJamJones

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    I think the TBC refers to the actual day in January
     
  6. Gambit

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    not unexpected, but awesome.

    Also what a way to reveal it, lol
     
  7. Kouriozan

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    Time to hope for Animal Crossing Switch.
     
  8. Bandage

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    Probably on their 2018 line up, the paid online service and the Metroid Prime 4 demo.
     
  9. 10k

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    Finally good support from EA.
     
  10. I think the tbc refers to the actual day not the month
     
  11. Iriscomeback

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    lol, well done EA.

    Smash reveal!
     
  12. Datajoy

    Datajoy
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    Detective ERA comes through!
     
  13. Burdmayn

    Burdmayn
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    Hell yeah! We pretty much knew that something was coming in December or January but this just helps nail it down. Give me more sweet information on Switch games Ninty. You now own 90% of my gaming time.
     
  14. Maxime

    Maxime
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    At least, some good news from EA in 2017.
     
  15. . . .
     
  16. Joseki

    Joseki
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    EA confirms water is wet.
     
  17. TreIII

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    I'm thinking this one is gonna be big. Even if Ninty themselves focus more immediately on things like Yoshi and Kirby, this would pretty much be the ideal opportunity for third parties to show what they got.

    I'm ready~
     
  18. cw_sasuke

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    Everyone is expecting one for January.
    It will be big because it will feature OS level stuff and their online/vc/subscription system.
    Games will be there as well obv.
     
  19. RoboPlato

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    This wasn't announced? I've seen people talking about a January Direct for a while now.
     
  20. Crow Pudding

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    Not UBI this time...
     
  21. GasProblem

    GasProblem
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    I need some AC Switch info.
     
  22. Astrot

    Astrot
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    There were rumors but no confirmation
     
  23. So Nintendo might be continuing the idea of revealing more of their lineup in January again.
    Can't wait to see what they have as well as the announced stuff as well.
     
  24. Bandage

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    It was just expected because they often lay out their lineup for the year in January or February.
     
  25. OnionPowder

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    Just assumed. They've done it before and there's a lot of unknowns regarding 2018 still.
     
  26. Raijinto

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    It still hasn't been announced, hence the 'whoops'. The speculation was so rampant because it was always very, very likely to happen.
     
  27. MrValtor

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    Because we've had one a few times now as it's the perfect time to show people some of the 2018 lineup while still keeping stuff for E3.
     
  28. Expected.

    Not expecting much from EA though.
     
  29. DPT120

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    That's just speculation. As of now, Nintendo doesn't have many games announced for 2018, so they need a Direct for that. Having a Direct in January 2018 makes sense.
     
  30. frankabus

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    Sort of saw it coming, but always good to have confirmation!
     
  31. Cudpug

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    'Influencers' and 'sustain indie love' being on strategic documents makes me giggle a bit.

    FE has lovely visuals, hope its gameplay is inventive!
     
  32. I’m hopeful for the January direct. Should be an annual thing.

    Hoping for Smash DX announcement, Yoshi and Kirby release dates, Animal Crossing or Pikmin and gameplay teaser of one: MP or Pokémon.

    Along with a shit ton of third party announcements
     
  33. Pikmin 4 and smash Switch has got to be ready to go at this point.
     
  34. RoboPlato

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    Ah, gotcha. Thanks guys! I haven't really followed directs much.
     
  35. Forkball

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    We all expected a January Direct, but it’s nice to see one game confirmed. FE looks impressive.
     
  36. Zalman

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    How do we know this isn't fabricated? Any new assets here? I don't follow these games so I wouldn't know.
     
  37. SamAlbro

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    There usually is one, and it's typically one of the bigger non-E3 Directs of the year.
     
  38. NeonBlack

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    Trying to win us over.
     
  39. Nord501

    Nord501
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    Excellent. Hoping for some info on Nintendo's paid online service. Also maybe a surprise Mother 3 confirmation but that's less likely.
     
  40. Nathan.exe

    Nathan.exe
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    I'm shocked
     
  41. Altered

    Altered
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    Going to need dat smo dlc announcement asap

    *sniiiiiiiiif*

    That's the smell of rushed and cut content
     
  42. Johnny

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    I need Smash Nintendo. It's the only card I can pull out of my sleeve to interrupt a boring FIFA session with my friends.
     
  43. DXB-KNIGHT

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    E Oooops
     
  44. Joseki

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    Reggie said they would talk about their 2018 plans after the holidays, so everyone just assumed a January Direct.
     
  45. Tesser

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    I haven't been keeping track, but when was the last time a Direct was all-but-confirmed in this manner? One of the little things I like about them is Nintendo's seemingly last-minute "oh yeh, Nintendo Direct this week kthxbai" manner at which they announce them and offer a nice surprise for that week.
     
  46. Spades

    Spades
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    Not really. Was posted on Reddit.
     
  47. Phantom Thief

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    This year's January event iirc
     
  48. Show me Fire Emblem!
     
  49. supershort

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    The best thing EA has done all year. All is forgiven.
     
  50. Has hell frozen over or something? Who'd have ever thought that EA would leak a Nintendo Direct?
     
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