What you need to know
- Nintendo offers a lot of support for independent developers who work on smaller-scale video games.
- The company provides a space for indie developers to showcase their upcoming projects through Indie World showcases.
- The next Indie World showcase is set to premiere on May 11, 2022 at 10 a.m. ET.
For many, indie games are most at home on the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo encourages fans to interact with smaller developers, and ever so often hosts a Nintendo Direct-style presentation all about indies, called the Indie World Showcase. Nintendo recently announced in a tweet that a new Indie World Showcase is coming, and very soon.
Tune in May 11 at 7:00 a.m. PT for a new @IndieWorldNA Showcase featuring roughly 20 minutes of information on upcoming indie games headed to Nintendo Switch. #IndieWorld
Watch it live here tomorrow: https://t.co/OCOJhqYfD9 pic.twitter.com/5nuNImMLB0Tune in May 11 at 7:00 a.m. PT for a new @IndieWorldNA Showcase featuring roughly 20 minutes of information on upcoming indie games headed to Nintendo Switch. #IndieWorld
Watch it live here tomorrow: https://t.co/OCOJhqYfD9 pic.twitter.com/5nuNImMLB0— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) May 10, 2022May 10, 2022
According to Nintendo, the presentation, which is usually hosted on both YouTube and Twitch, will last for around 20 minutes. The presentation is supposed to outline the new and upcoming indie games set to release on the Nintendo Switch. While there is no specific line up being announced just yet, fans of indie games tune in each time hoping to catch a glimpse of the upcoming game in the Hollow Knight universe, Silksong.
The Indie World Showcase will premiere on Nintendo's official communication channels o May 11, 2022 at 7 a.m. Pacific Time, or 10 a.m. Eastern Time. We'll be sure to let you know what games are announced, as well as their prospective release dates. Stay tuned!
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Nadine is a freelance writer for iMore with a specialty in all things Nintendo, often working on news, guides, reviews, and editorials. She's been a huge Nintendo fan ever since she got to pet her very own Nintendog, and enjoys looking at Nintendo's place in the video game industry. Writing is her passion, but she mostly does it so that she can pay off her ever-growing debt to Tom Nook. Her favorite genres are simulation games, rhythm games, visual novels, and platformers. You can find her at @stopthenadness on Twitter, where she'll more than likely be reposting cute Animal Crossing content.