Nintendo had one mission with their latest Nintendo Direct. Reassure their early adopters, that they made the right call. By, trying to outdo their 2017 lineup, that included Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild, and Mario Odyssey. Nintendo needed to do something big. They need to show the roadmap to the end of the year, and prove that their soon to be online service is worth the investment. Nintendo wants to end 2018 with a smash, and boy did they deliver.