At its February 2022 Nintendo Direct,
The collection includes motion-controlled sports mini-games, including Tennis, Volleyball, Badminton, Bowling, Soccer and a sword-fighting game called Chambara, named after the Japanese term for sword-fighting.
It’ll use the Joy-Cons as motion controllers for all games. The physical retail version will also come with a leg strap, used for attaching a Joy-Con to your leg to play shootout mode in the Soccer mini-game by physically kicking.
Nintendo Switch Sports will feature local multiplayer, as well as online play against friends and strangers. An online beta test will be held 18-20 February 2022 for
A free future update will introduce the ability to play soccer using the Joy-Con’s analog joystick controls in tandem with motion-controlled kicking afforded by the leg strap.
Golf will also be added to the game at a later date, also via a free update.
Nintendo Switch Sports will be available on 29 April 2022.