It's been a long wait but Animal Crossing for smartphones is finally coming. Find out about the new game with the next Nintendo Direct presentation which you can watch live here.

What is Nintendo Direct?

Ninendo Direct is the legendary Japanese gaming company's way of communicating with both the press and fans. It's namely for making news announcements for new games including features and release dates.

Previously, Nintendo used its Direct presentations to unveil the Nintendo Switch, as well as many of its best Nintendo Switch games and best 3DS games.

When is the next Nintendo Direct?

While some Direct presentations are for a bunch of different games, some are focused on just one. This time around it's all about Animal Crossing Mobile.

The Nintendo Direct will be broadcast on 25 October at 7am UK time and last for 15 minutes. You can watch a replay at the top of the page if you missed it and read about the game in detail here.

"Learn more about the upcoming Animal Crossing title for smart devices," said Nintendo.

How to watch Nintendo Direct live

There's no need to worry about how to watch the Nintendo Direct live presentations because we have embedded the video stream at the top of the page so come back at the right time and enjoy.

If you missed it then no worries because you can watch it above any time you like.

Previous Nintendo Directs

If you want to re-watch some of Nintendo's previous Direct videos, you've come to the right place:

Gamescom 2017 - Mario Odyssey Luncheon Kingdom 

E3 2017 Spotlight

Pokemon Direct