Nintendo Direct Presentation Delayed – Earthquake in Hokkaido, Japan
With Hokkaido, Japan being struck by a 6.7 magnitude earthquake, Nintendo has decided to delay their Nintendo Direct presentation / livestream.
Nintendo Direct Presentation Delayed
Due to the powerful earthquake in Hokkaido, Japan, we have decided to delay this week’s planned Nintendo Direct. We will provide a new time and date in the near future. Thank you for your understanding. pic.twitter.com/IITgJFtzub
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) September 6, 2018
For those of you looking forward to the Nintendo Direct presentation, we have some bad news for you. Earlier today, an earthquake with a 6.7 magnitude struck the Japanese northern island of Hokkaido. According to NHK, the quake caused four deaths while dozens are still missing at the time of this writing.
The case was severe enough for Nintendo delay the Nintendo Direct presentation / livestream. They have yet to announce a new date for it, but it is said that it will be given sometime in the near future.
As of right now, we have no clue exactly what the presentation will show. Most likely, it was to introduce a number of new games for the Nintendo Switch and 3DS.
Pokdepinion: We hope the casualty was minimum, and we pray for the safety of the people missing due to the earthquake.