The new Fire Emblem game for Switch first announced in January 2017 is called Fire Emblem: Three Houses and will launch in spring 2019, Nintendo announced.
Here is an overview of the game, via Nintendo:
A brand-new Fire Emblem game with a new story and characters is coming to the Nintendo Switch system. The game takes place on Fodlan, where the Church of Seiros exercises great power over the land and its people. As the main character, the player must not only fight on the battlefield, but also can move the character freely and interact with other characters to build relationships and gather information at some parts. This turn-based tactical RPG will put new strategic twists on battling, with formations of troops supporting individual units on the battlefield. Do you have what it takes to survive and conquer in this brand-new Fire Emblem game?
- A traditional turn-based tactical RPG that puts new twists on strategic battling. Now when the player maneuvers a unit, formations of troops move with them and support them in battle.
- In some parts, the player can move the main character freely, and interact with other characters, and gather information.
- The game is set in a new world—Fodlan, where the Church of Seiros exercises great power over the land and people.
- Your protagonist meets three main characters—Edelgard, Dimitri, and Claude—who play important roles in the story.
Watch the announcement trailer below. View the first screenshots at the gallery.