Rumor: Mother 3 Coming to Switch Virtual Console in Q2 2017, Announcement Coming January 12th

Raise your hand if you’ve heard a Mother 3 rumor before, because I know I have. The difference this time around is merely the source. Laura Kate Dale, someone who has a pretty stellar track record with Nintendo Switch rumors, has come forward to state that Mother 3 is coming to the Switch virtual console this year… during Q2 (aka, this summer). Emily Rodgers has been tooting the Mother 3 horn for awhile as well, though her old statements said 2016 – so take from that what you will. Here are Laura’s exact words:


So there you have it. We can hope, can’t we?

Nathanial Rumphol-Janc

A veteran in the video game media sphere, Nathanial co-founded Gamnesia, founded, ran the news the segment on the Zelda Universe Podcast, found and ran Zelda Domain from 1998 to 2006, and built Zelda Informer as the Editor-in-Chief from 2008 to 2017. He now owns and operates Nintendo Prime. You can follow him on twitter @NateJanc, otherwise just stay tuned at Nintendo Prime for more of his work.