By now we are quite used to games being leaked through age rating bodies. The Korean one stands out especially, where the process is much longer than in others and the games have to be sent for review with much more time than usual. What we are not so used to is that it is the console manufacturers themselves who mistakenly publish the game file before their announcement, although it is something that has also happened on several occasions, especially with Sony. The one that is rare to make these kinds of mistakes is Nintendo, although from time to time they also updated the game cards a tad prematurely, such as when they dated Bayonetta 3 for 2022 just before the Nintendo Direct where we saw the game in action. for the first time. And today they have put the stop again and have published the file for Trek to Yomi, the samurai game inspired by the Kurasawa movies from Devolver Digita. And that the port is not even announced!
Trek to Yomi is coming to Nintendo Switch at the end of January
According to the file of the Nintendo Japan website itself, the game It will arrive on January 30.. As for the game, when it was released for other platforms, it was praised for its black and white graphic aspect that seeks to imitate old samurai movies, but at a playable level it received a lot of criticism that accused it of being repetitive and simple. [Actualización 23 de enero a las 17:22] Devolver Digital has just officially confirmed the launch of Trek to Yomi for Nintendo Switch, in such a way that the rest of the news, where there was speculation about the reason for this announcement, is no longer relevant.
And now comes the part you were waiting for: the time to theorize about this sudden “announcement” that nobody expected. Everyone knows that Nintendo likes to do a Direct at the beginning of the year between January and February, in view of the investor meeting that takes place during those dates. And seeing the history between Devolver Digital and Nintendo, it would not be unreasonable to think that the Nintendo Switch version of Trek to Yomi could be the typical game that “is available in the eShop after the end of this presentation”, as long as the January 31 a Nintendo Direct. It is a Tuesday, which is not a Thursday (a favorite day to make these presentations), but it would not be the first to be held on this day of the week either.
Whatever it is, we will have to be attentive to see what Devolver Digital announces, at least, in the next few hours.