Fire Emblem Engage
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The newest chapter in Nintendo's long-running tactical role-playing series Fire Emblem arrives on the Switch next week. Despite this, the game's already getting scheduled maintenance.

This was spotted by the Twitter bot, NinStatusBot - which shares information about Nintendo's maintenance and server outages. Given we're a week out from the release of Fire Emblem Engage, it's not all that surprising. In saying this, it's not often you see scheduled maintenance this early.

If we hear or see anything else about a possible day-one update or something similar for Fire Emblem Engage, we'll be sure to let you know. There's a chance it might be linked to the Expansion Pass Wave 1 DLC - arriving on the same day (20th January). The previous major entry Fire Emblem: Three Houses also got a day-one update (containing some minor adjustments and fixes) when it was released in 2019.

Earlier last year, the same Twitter bot spotted scheduled maintenance for Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp:

What do you think Nintendo might be up to behind the scenes with Fire Emblem Engage? Reckon we'll see a day one patch or is this for something else? Leave your thoughts below.