There's no set release date at the moment, but we'll be sure to keep you updated. Nintendo says the mode will add "a variety of missions, boss battles and more".
The unpublished figures are interesting because many gamers jumped to the conclusion that Sony's PlayStation 4 was overshadowing Microsoft's Xbox One after Sony released a press release listing its internal holiday sales figures last week. Lastly, Super Mario Odyssey will be getting a free update which adds a new competitive Balloon Hunt mode, new cosmetic items and a handful of extra photo filters. This Nintendo Direct Mini was centered around the Switch, showing owners of the popular gaming platform what titles await them over the next few months. This new character has some unique styles and abilities with a amusing twist in the platforming gameplay. Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey, fans got many reasons to buy Switch past year, and in 2018, the company is giving more reasons to pick its handheld console. However, that excitement may now be diminished for the PS4 crowd, as it has just revealed there was one fairly significant mistake made in the post: contrary to what was initially stated, the PS4 Pro version of Dark Souls: Remastered won't feature HDR Lighting.
If you're going to be looking for an excuse to return to Nintendo's 2017 games then this Direct should have given you more than enough reason.
Even better, Mario Tennis Aces will be the first Mario Tennis game since the Game Boy Advance Tennis titles to incorporate a story mode. Nintendo will release the game in Spring 2018.
Third-party developers shied away from the Wii U, but can't wait to get their games on the Switch.
Are you excited for some of the other games coming to Nintendo Switch this year?
One of the most-anticipated Nintendo Switch exclusive games for 2018 is Hyrule Warriors.
Mario Tennis Aces (Spring 2018) - Nintendo continues to milk the Mario cash cow, promising a brand new tennis game based on the iconic moustachioed character.