With several reports leading up to the heavily-rumored January Direct, many of us were fully prepared for Nintendo to come out swinging with a solid set of reveals to get us hyped for Switch in 2018. However, Nintendo once again decided to go in a completely different direction than expected and surprised us all with a Mini Direct. While it had some great announcements, it ultimately left us hanging with a lot of questions still unanswered. Here are six things Nintendo still needs to talk about this year.
Okay, so let’s just go ahead and rip the band-aid right off and get the most obvious one out of the way first. A great deal of praise and high sales numbers don't make up for a lackluster online infrastructure. Simply put, the Switch's current online system still feels like it's in beta, and that's precisely the reason why we're shocked that we still haven't heard anything about a solid release date for the Switch's paid online service nearly a full year into its lifecycle. It’s time for Nintendo to start being more vocal about a fixing their voice chat system, matchmaking, and how they plan to improve the overall state of their current online infrastructure