Nintendo Download: Vikings, Shadow Cores and Squids!

Nintendo Download: Vikings, Shadow Cores and Squids!

In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.

Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a wide variety of content, including new and classic games, applications and demos. Users can add money to their account balances by using a credit card or purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card. All funds from one card must be loaded in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used in any Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo Account.

Customers in the U.S. and Canada ages 18 and older can also link a PayPal account to their Nintendo Account to purchase digital games and content for the Nintendo Switch system both on-device and from the Nintendo website. Once the accounts are linked, users may also use PayPal as a payment option when buying digital content for the Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family systems from the Nintendo website.

This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch

Jotun: Valhalla Edition

Jotun: Valhalla Edition – Jotun: Valhalla Edition is a hand-drawn, action-exploration game set in Norse mythology. You play as Thora, a Viking warrior who died an inglorious death and must prove herself to the Gods to enter Valhalla. Explore vast regions of Norse Purgatory to find runes to unleash the jotun, giant Norse elementals. Fight them using only your massive two-handed axe, the blessings of the Gods and your skills.

Features:

  • Experience beautiful hand-drawn animation, remastered for the Switch!
  • Fight five epic jotuns, giant Norse elementals
  • Explore nine vast and mysterious levels filled with Viking mythology
  • Summon powers bestowed upon you by the Viking Gods
  • Test your skills in the boss rush Valhalla Mode, featuring fiercer versions of the mighty Jotun

Jotun: Valhalla Edition launches April 27.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Light Fall

Light Fall – Explore the Forgotten World of Numbra to uncover your mysterious past and save the land and its inhabitants from an imminent threat. In this land of eternal night, you will rely on your Shadow Core to brave the many challenges and foes standing in your way. Do you have what it takes to survive in perilous Numbra?

KEY FEATURES

The Ultimate Freedom
Control the Shadow Core and use it the way you see fit to face the challenges of the game. You can spawn this magical box beneath your feet to propel yourself into the air and move across the land at your own pace. With the Shadow Core, you become the master of your surroundings and create your own path.

An Immersive Journey
Load up Light Fall and immerse yourself in this strange universe where darkness prevails over the light. Joining you in this adventure, Stryx the old and grumpy owl, will act as your sidekick and in-game narrator. Depending on his mood, he will either offer useful advice or bluntly mock your failures.

A Vast World to Explore
With the Shadow Core in hand, reach new heights and explore every nook and cranny of Numbra. Wander through the Lunar Plain, the Marshlands of Sorrows, the Vipera’s Forest and the Unknown Depths, where shortcuts, alternative paths, hidden collectibles and easter eggs await you in large numbers.

Speedrun Competition
Quench your thirst for competition in the complementary Speedrun Game Mode. Revisit the world of Numbra to compete with players worldwide and compare your fastest times with theirs on the online leaderboard
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

12 orbits

12 orbits – Play with everybody at once. Anywhere. Anytime.

12 orbits doesn’t require any prior knowledge, preparation time or additional controllers. Your left and right Joy-Con, or even the touch screen alone, are all you need for any number of players. The only limit is how close you’d like to be together.

12 orbits is colorful, friendly, fun, and sometimes a little chaotic. You will score goals, color spheres, defend your territory and try to grow as long as possible in 4 varied game modes. It’s you against all comers, or grouped as teams.

With simple rules and only one button per player, 12 orbits can be taught to anyone in no time. You can set up a new game in a matter of seconds, even for 12 players. And since each round only lasts about 5 minutes, there’s always time for another quick match!

Features:

  • Local multiplayer for everybody at once. Anywhere. Anytime.
  • Play versus or in teams in 4 varied game modes
  • Choose from 20 maps and 5 modifiers
  • Setup is done in seconds, even for 12 players
  • The basic mechanics are simple and can be picked up very quickly
  • …yet strategy and teamwork become more important the longer you play
  • Includes colorblind mode, so that everybody can join in

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available April 27

A Robot Named Fight

A Robot Named Fight – Death to the Megabeast

Millennia of peace have passed since the mechanical gods ascended and left the lower order robots to cultivate the world. Unfortunately for those left behind, something forgotten and terrible stirs amidst the stars: the Megabeast, a pulsating moon-sized orb of flesh, eyes, mouths and reproductive organs – unleashing its children onto the world like an unstoppable plague.

A Robot Named Fight is a 2D action adventure roguelite focused on exploration and item collection. Take on the role of a lone robot tasked with stopping the entity known as Megabeast. Explore procedurally-generated labyrinths, uncover randomized power-ups and artifacts, find secrets, and blast meaty creatures in this deliciously gory adventure.

Key Features:

  • Explore a procedurally-generated labyrinth with more than 4 billion unique runs.
  • Prove your worth with true permadeath.
  • Take on over 60 menacing enemies solo or with a friend via local co-op.
  • Adapt to a different item set every run with more than 100 unique items
  • Complete in-game achievements to unlock new content.
  • Enjoy an unreasonable amount of meat!

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

ACA NEOGEO GHOST PILOTS

ACA NEOGEO GHOST PILOTS – This is the long-awaited authentic shooting experience! Hurry to the frontline on the seaplane!

“GHOST PILOTS” is a shooting game released by SNK in 1991. The hero flies an old-fashioned seaplane in order to fight the two powerful nations invading their own country. Alongside giant military weapons, a mysterious combat unit arrives and makes for an intense battle.

The “ACA NEOGEO” series has faithfully reproduced many classic NEOGEO masterpieces.

Players can change various game settings such as game difficulty, and also reproduce the atmosphere of arcade display settings at that time. Players can also compete against each other from all over the world with their high scores.

Please enjoy the masterpiece that built a generation for video games.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

ACA NEOGEO STAKES WINNER

ACA NEOGEO STAKES WINNER – Your goal is to conquer the GI! Race on the turf with your beloved horse!

“STAKES WINNER” is a realistic jockey action game released in 1995 by SNK. Use skills such as showing the whip, formation split and hyper dash, collect items on the course, and power-up your beloved horse in this multifaceted game. Ride with your horse through a variety of races as you aim to conquer the GI.

The “ACA NEOGEO” series has faithfully reproduced many classic NEOGEO masterpieces.

Players can change various game settings such as game difficulty, and also reproduce the atmosphere of arcade display settings at that time. Players can also compete against each other from all over the world with their high scores.

Please enjoy the masterpiece that built a generation for video games.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available May 2

Agatha Knife

Agatha Knife – Join Agatha. Believe in Carnivorism.

Embark on this twisted adventure with Agatha, a child torn between her love for eating meat and her friendships with animals. Join her as she discovers religion and creates her own, Carnivorism, to convince the animals that the sacrifice of their flesh is the secret to their eternal happiness.

  • Create your own religion piece by piece in this uniquely colorful and hand-crafted world.
  • Tackle controversial topics through the eyes of a child in this satirical adventure that lures you to the dark corners of everyday life.
  • Meet the peculiar characters of the Psychotic Adventures and uncover their stories that unfold as you progress during your quest.
  • Explore this crazy universe and unlock up to 30 secret achievements.
  • Choose your play style, allowing you to switch seamlessly between touchscreen and controller modes.

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Another Lost Phone: Laura's Story

Another Lost Phone: Laura’s Story – Explore the social life of Laura in this spiritual sequel to A Normal Lost Phone.

Another Lost Phone is a game about exploring the social life of a young woman whose phone you have just found.

This game is designed as a narrative investigation where you must piece together elements from the different applications, messages and pictures to progress. Scrolling through the phone’s content, you will find out everything about Laura: her friendships, her professional life and the events that led to her mysterious disappearance and the loss of this phone.

Features

  • Combine your findings from the phone’s apps, messages and photo galleries to uncover the mystery surrounding Laura’s disappearance.
  • Delve into the professional life, relationships & social habits of a young adult in the digital age. Experience a relatable story and build empathy with the characters, allowing you to explore difficult topics and social issues.
  • Act as yourself in a game that bridges the gap between reality and fiction. If you close the app but still think about the game, have you truly stopped playing?

Play in Portrait or Landscape mode and enjoy HD Rumble
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Aqua Moto Racing Utopia

Aqua Moto Racing Utopia – Fun, exotic and for up to 8 players, Aqua Moto Racing Utopia brings all the intensity of jet skiing right to you!

Exotic courses, spectacular stunts, split-screen and online multiplayer: all the intensity of jet skiing on your own or with friends!

Aqua Moto Racing Utopia is fun and competitive: have a blast in dozens of races, performing stunts in gorgeous environments and playing against up to 7 opponents.

10 EXOTIC ENVIRONMENTS
The environments are based on real places: the Amazon, Greece, a mangrove swamp, the tropics, the Mediterranean coast, an Atlantic port… So each race is a different challenge.

7 GAME MODES FOR ALL STYLES
Championship, Freestyle Championship, Custom Race, Freestyle, Time Trial, Leisure, and Party Games.

MORE THAN 50 RACES
Take part in 12 championships in the runabout, ski, and freestyle divisions and make waves on your way to the top of the podium.

44 STAND-UP AND SIT-DOWN JET SKIS
Complete races and events to earn money and unlock powerful watercraft.

UP TO 28 STUNTS TO PERFECT
Body flip, Indian air, stand up, no hander, backflip and the 360: find out how much fun a perfectly executed stunt can be.

CUSTOMIZE YOUR AVATAR
Name, nationality, physical appearance, gear: make your driver look the way you want, down to the color of the jet ski.

CHALLENGE YOUR FRIENDS
With up to 4 players on the same screen, or each with their own console in handheld mode for up to 8 players: challenge your friends anywhere, anytime! You can also use the online feature to take on up to 7 friends or other players from around the world.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available April 27

Arcade Archives 10-Yard Fight

Arcade Archives 10-Yard Fight – Run with the ball or make a pass – you decide how to gain those 10 yards! Go, go, go for the touchdown!

“10-Yard Fight” is a sports game released in 1983 by IREM. Players can enjoy American football with its simple but intense play mechanics. Score touchdowns as you play against increasingly powerful opponents.

* This version also contains the 1984 version of VS 10-Yard Fight with the additional two-player mode.

The “Arcade Archives” series has faithfully reproduced many classic Arcade masterpieces.

Players can change various game settings such as game difficulty, and also reproduce the atmosphere of arcade display settings at that time. Players can also compete against each other from all over the world with their high scores.

Please enjoy the masterpiece that built a generation for video games.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available May 2

Bouncy Bob

Bouncy Bob – Hilarious couch co-op with a pinch of darkness.

Defeat hordes of zombies and seal your fate with the push of one button!

Beat your own score in Single Mode or invite your friends to play together in Multiplayer Mode.

Key features:

  • Local multiplayer for up to 4 players
  • Challenging single mode with high scores
  • Music by Piotr Surmacz
  • 15 arenas to play
  • HD Rumble

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available April 27

DragoDino

DragoDino – Fight your way to the top in DragoDino, an epic adventure set in an ever changing world!

Meet Bob, a cute DragoDino, and guide him through the 10 levels of the Forest Kingdom in a quest to recover his lost egg stuck atop a giant tree.

Explore and fight enemies to reach ever higher, collecting powers on your way up to help you in your quest. But be careful, the guardians you’ll meet won’t let you through that easily.

Mix and match power ups, play as various DragoDinos, taking advantage of each one’s abilities. Enjoy 2 difficulty modes, plus a free mode to practice and improve. In solo or in co-op, rise to the challenge!

Key Features :

  • 10 levels
  • 2 difficulty modes : normal (3 lives & checkpoints) / hardcore (1 life, no checkpoint)
  • 2 playable characters with 2 skins
  • 40 power Ups
  • 50 enemies
  • 3 bosses
  • a local co-op mode
  • a cartoon world
  • 2 unlockable characters
  • Special Items revealing Story Content
  • original soundtrack

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available April 27

Glaive: Brick Breaker

Glaive: Brick Breaker – Action packed oldschool arcade classic is back!

Glaive: Brick Breaker is a classic and popular arkanoid-type game with beautiful 3D graphics.

Many power-ups, tons of different stages and dynamic gameplay.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Goetia

Goetia – Goetia is a point & click adventure where you play the ghost of a young lady. You are Abigail. Abigail Blackwood.

The ruins of any village are the silent testament to its final moments. The ruins of Oakmarsh are no different. Their telling silence, the dust blanketing what was once a quiet village near Coventry.

The name of a manor and the family that lived within.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Hello Kitty Kruisers

Hello Kitty Kruisers – The world famous and incredibly popular Hello Kitty is back and starring in an all-new 3D racing game!

Join Hello Kitty and her Sanrio friends as they race on land, through air and over water. Race by yourself or with up to three of your friends. Unlock new outfits and vehicles for Hello Kitty and her Sanrio Friends, or challenge your racing skills in the all-new Adventure Mode!
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

KORG Gadget for Nintendo Switch

KORG Gadget for Nintendo Switch – Play Games. Make Music. A Music Creation Studio That Feels Like a Game.

Award-winning music creation software KORG Gadget is now available for the Nintendo Switch. Plentiful instrumental gadgets combined with a simple and intuitive graphical interface enable speedy music creation. With this new music creation studio, one can create and perform music by actively twisting and turning the Joy-Con™.

There is also a multi-player mode in which up to four people can collaborate in making music. Connect via an HDMI cable to enjoy playing on the TV in your living room, or use it with a projector for big live performances. Everyone can enjoy this new game-like DAW experience.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Late Shift

Late Shift – Your decisions are you.

Late Shift is a high stakes FMV crime thriller. After being forced into the robbery of a lucrative auction house, mathematics student Matt is left proving his innocence in the brutal London heist. Your choices will have consequences from the very start, right through to the very end. One small decision could change the entire outcome in a choose-your-own-adventure style gameplay that can lead to one of seven conclusions.

Written by the author of Sherlock Holmes (2009 film), experience a gripping live-action crime thriller with a total of over 180 decision points. Do you steal the car or do you run away? Do you follow orders or sabotage the plan? You’ll have just seconds to decide as the film continues to roll with no pauses and no looping footage.

Shot in full HD, Late Shift’s cinematic experience blends the line between movies, games and interactive storytelling.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Ninja Striker!

Ninja Striker! – If you want quickfire combos and fast-paced retro action, Ninja Striker is the game for you!

Ninja Striker!Ninja Striker takes visuals and music inspired by the 8-bit era and fires them up with modern touches. Heavily stylized around Japanese themes, your goal is to advance forward with as much speed, flair and combo power as possible. You have double jumps, homing attacks and a special ‘Shinobi Action’ at your disposal; only by mastering each with sharp reflexes will you make it through your quest.

You can choose between four characters, each with different abilities, and dash through a range of stages and Boss encounters. Each character changes up the way you play, meaning there’s a lot of fun to be had in battling through the campaign with each warrior.

  • Ninja – This deadly fighter has a Spinning Slash attack and ‘Storm Attack’ special.
  • Kunoichi – She carries plenty of threat and should not be underestimated, with a Spinning Shot attack and ‘Kunai’ special.
  • Chain Sickle – This mysterious fighter’s unique style gives him incredible range, with a Chain Attack and ‘Sickle Slash’ special.
  • Robot Ninja – Slower than his human counterpart but with more health points and the ability to boost through stages, this metallic warrior has a Drill attack and ‘Hammer Attack’ special.

With catchy music, varied locations and increasingly dangerous foes, Ninja Striker will keep you coming back for ‘one more try.’ Boost and fight your way through for the highest combos, with maximum rankings of three stars per stage reserved for the most skilled of players.

Are you up for the challenge in Ninja Striker?
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Saturday Morning RPG

Saturday Morning RPG  – Grab your cereal – it’s Saturday morning!

Saturday Morning RPG is a Japanese style turn-based RPG set in world heavily inspired by 1980s Saturday morning cartoons and pop culture. Players take the role of Martin ‘Marty’ Michael Hall, an average high-school student who has just been granted an incredible power – a power that ultimately leads him to attract the ire of the world’s most notorious villain, Commander Hood!

Saturday Morning RPG features a full soundtrack by legendary composer Vince DiCola and his composing partner, Kenny Meriedeth.

Tech Specs:

  • Battle countless enemies in active turn-based combat across five thrilling and infinitely replayable episodes!
  • Explore diverse environments in Marty’s hometown, Shadow Valley, and beyond!
  • Level up and collect battle items to power Marty up and defeat the evil forces of the HOOD!

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Save the Ninja Clan

Save the Ninja Clan – Save the Ninja Clan is a platformer for casual players as well as speed runners.

Story
An evil ninja kidnapped your friends. You must collect scrolls in order to find your friends and save them. You will play as different ninjas as the journey progresses. Each ninja has a different ability: Green Ninja has a double jump, Purple Ninja has a sprint, and the Grey Ninja has a dash (with temporary invincibility).

Alternate Story
You can annoy the “Game Manager” by finding secrets/”bugs” in the game. Eventually he will get tired of you breaking the current level and send you off to the next one.

Features

  • 30 Unique Levels.
  • Secrets/Bugs in all non-boss levels.
  • 3 Ninja types with different abilities.
  • 3 Boss Fights.
  • Game too hard or too easy? Adjust the game speed.
  • You can unlock knife modifications.
  • Many stats are tracked.
  • Replays that show previous attempts.
  • Secret ending which unlocks something secret.

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available April 27

Sky Rogue

Sky Rogue – Sky Rogue is a fwooshy rogue-lite action flight simulator!

Blow things up over land, sea, and air, on an infinite number of procedurally-generated islands. Choose one of a diverse set of aeros and kit it out with a dizzying array of weaponry. Go toe-to-toe with enemy aces or assault giant flying aircraft carriers and battleships, but watch out for volleys of missiles; when you die, you’re dead.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Snow Moto Racing Freedom

Snow Moto Racing Freedom – Up to 8 players can dive into the snow-covered world of Snow Moto Racing Freedom and experience all the intensity of extreme sports!

Snowy races, spectacular stunts, split-screen and online multiplayer: experience all the intensity of extreme sports on your own or with friends. Fun and competitive, Snow Moto Racing Freedom is a blast in 40 races, where you do awesome stunts and play against up to 7 opponents.

OVER 40 TRACKS TO UNLOCK

Take part in 24 championships in the Sprint League, Snocross and Freedom League divisions to try and win all of the gold medals.

12 SNOWMOBILES WITH DIFFERENT POWER AND DESIGNS
Complete races and events to unlock new snowmobiles. Choose the right vehicle for each race to have the best possible chance to come first!

7 GAME MODES FOR ALL STYLES
Championship, Snocross, Freestyle, Sprint, Custom Race, Time Trial and Leisure.

CHALLENGE YOUR FRIENDS
With up to 4 players on the same screen, or each with their own console in handheld mode for up to 8 players, challenge your friends anywhere, anytime! With the online feature, you can also take on up to 7 friends or other players from around the world.

CUSTOMIZE YOUR AVATAR

Choose your name, nationality, gear color and even the snowmobile color.

DO UP TO 22 STUNTS

Backflip, 360 Bodyflip, Frontflip, and Indian Air: discover the simple pleasure of a perfectly executed stunt.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available April 27

Sparkle ZERO

Sparkle ZERO – Become the ultimate sparkle.

The blue whale is the largest living organism on Earth today and can reach a length of 33 meters. Evolution comes a long way to develop such large and powerful organisms and that evolutionary journey always starts from much smaller creatures, like those the Blue Whale now eats; which can be up to 4 tons a day.

Go back to the beginning of evolution. Start from ZERO and become the smallest creature – a spark of life – which has endless development paths ahead of it. Your task is to find food, which helps to grow and develop. But be careful, you are not alone on your climb to the evolutionary peak. Many other organisms also fight for the same resources and development opportunities.

Evolution is rich in variations, some of which are not favorable for survival, leading to defeat by better suited organisms.

Be the best, the biggest and the most efficient. Become the ultimate sparkle of them all.

Fill the gallery of amazing creatures – the results of countless evolutionary variations.

  • Visionary graphics
  • Amazing atmosphere highlighted by mood music
  • A complex evolution system for organisms with;
  • Variety of organisms that populate the different layers of the world
  • Gallery of the most interesting sparkles

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Super Saurio Fly

Super Saurio Fly – “Super Saurio Fly” is a 2D arcade platformer and adventure video game.

Players will move along the stages crossing different parts of the world by using Super Saurio’s ability to fly, dodge traps and defeat other dinosaurs. The storyline puts the player on the role of Saurio, a cute and clumsy tiny pterodactyl whose eggs were stolen. Saurio will have to look for his eggs around the world and defeat the evil kidnappers .
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) Available April 28

The Bridge

The Bridge – Demo Version – M. C. Escher meets Isaac Newton

The Bridge is a logic puzzle game that forces you to reevaluate your preconceptions of physics and perspective. It is Isaac Newton meets M. C. Escher. Manipulate gravity to redefine the ceiling as the floor while venturing through impossible architectures. Explore increasingly difficult worlds, each uniquely detailed and designed to leave you with a pronounced sense of intellectual accomplishment. The Bridge exemplifies games as an art form, with beautifully hand-drawn art in the style of a black-and-white lithograph.

Key Features:

  • 48 thought-provoking puzzles, each unique from the rest, all requiring an innovative solution.
  • Gravity manipulations, gravitational vortexes, parallel dimensions, and many more mind-bending concepts in a world where the laws of physics are not what they seem.
  • M. C. Escher-esque worlds with impossible architecture set in the style of beautifully hand-drawn black-and-white lithographic art.
  • An alternate version of the game unlocked after the main storyline has been completed, including challenging alternate versions of each of the 24 main puzzles, along with an alternate ending.
  • A time-backtracking system to alleviate any fears of making a mistake.

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Tumblestone

Tumblestone – Demo Version – Tumblestone completely reinvents the matching genre

Tumblestone is the first original action-puzzle game of the past fifteen years. Race your friends in multiplayer or challenge yourself in story mode. Solve progressively more difficult and creative puzzles, help a sausage make friends, and find out what happened to the Tumblecrown.

Key Features:

  • Competitive multiplayer: Tumblestone’s intense puzzle-solving action will turn playing “just a few more rounds” with friends into a late-night Tumblestone marathon.
  • Story mode: The 40+ hour story campaign will test your puzzle-solving prowess. Featuring 10+ gameplay modifiers, challenge puzzles, and boss battles.
  • Arcade modes: Kick back and relax with the casual Marathon mode, scratch an intellectual itch with the Infinipuzzle mode, or get your blood pumping with the fast-paced Heartbeat mode.
  • Quests: Hundreds of unique quests to complete.
  • Bots: Have an open slot? Play against the computer. But can anyone withstand the punishing Nightmare bot?
  • Personalization: Choose from a dozen unique characters and environments.

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Nintendo eShop on Wii U

Unalive

Unalive – Science can be used for good or harm.

A dark laboratory is hidden somewhere in a secret place. What kind of experiments were made there? Only god knows. You have become a victim of one of those terrible experiment. You shouldn’t be alive, are you?

Unalive is an action adventure roguelike game. Randomly generated laboratory rooms. Collect unique items to improve your abilities. Kill bosses and stay alive. You have only one chance!

Features:

  • Permadeath
  • Random skill items
  • Random rooms
  • Random boss encounters
  • Deadly traps

(Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

DLC & Updates:

  • Switch_Splatoon2Splatoon 2 Update Now Available – Nintendo has dropped some fresh (and free!) new content for the Splatoon 2 game on the Nintendo Switch system this week! After downloading a major new update (Version 3.0) to the Splatoon 2 game, players will have access to a huge amount of new content. This includes the addition of more than 100 pieces of new and returning gear, new songs, the introduction of a challenging new X Rank for the top-performing players in Ranked Battle, weapon balance adjustments and the return of Callie of the famous Squid Sisters. For more information about this free update, please visit the official Nintendo customer support site.
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Version 1.4.0 Update – The Version 1.4.0 free update, which will be available later today, includes the ability to recruit and resonate the Rare Blade T-elos from the Xenosaga series after clearing the main game story. Get full update notes at the official Nintendo customer support site.
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Expansion Pass: Rare Blade Pack – Expansion Pass owners can now receive the first additional Rare Blade from the Expansion Pass, Poppibuster! Learn more about the Expansion Pass here: https://xenobladechronicles2.nintendo.com/dlc/.

Activities:

  • My Nintendo – Nintendo Labo Creators Contest – Make, Play and Discover with Nintendo Labo! Create your masterpiece using a Nintendo Labo kit and a Nintendo Switch system, then post a video or image of your creation to the My Nintendo – Nintendo Labo Creators Contest official site. The winning My Nintendo members will each receive:
    • a Nintendo Labo Variety Kit or Nintendo Labo Robot Kit
    • a Nintendo Labo Creators jacket
    • a framed award certificate signed by Nintendo Labo developers

My Nintendo members can submit entries in three categories:

  • Best Decorated Toy-Con – Enter by 10:59 a.m. PT on May 11
  • Best Toy-Con Mod using Toy-Con Garage – Enter by 10:59 a.m. PT on May 25
  • Best Original Invention Using Toy-Con Garage – Enter by 10:59 a.m. PT on June 15
You can also look at My Nintendo members’ contest submissions here. To learn more about the contest and submit your creation, please visit the My Nintendo – Nintendo Labo Creators Contest site.*

Nintendo eShop sales:

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U

*Void where prohibited. Open to legal residents of the U.S. and Canada, ages 13+. Nintendo Switch system and Nintendo Labo kit required. Contest begins 11AM PT on 4/20/18 and ends at 10:59AM PT on 5/11/18 for the Best Decorated Toy-Con Contest Category, 10:59AM PT on 5/25/18 for the Best Toy-Con Mod Using Toy-Con Garage Contest Category, and 10:59AM PT on 6/15/18 for the Best Original Invention Using Toy-Con Garage Contest Category. To enter, upload your photo or video of your Toy-Con creation or invention as detailed in the Official Rules. 9 winners will each receive One (1) Nintendo Labo Variety Kit (ARV: $ $69.99 USD) or Nintendo Labo Robot Kit (ARV: $79.99 USD), one (1) Nintendo Labo Creators Jacket (ARV: $ 70.00 USD), and one (1) award certificate (ARV: $ 70.00 USD). ARV of each prize package: $209.99-$219.99 USD. Total ARV of all prizes: $1,889.91-$1,979.91 USD. Chances of winning a prize depend on eligibility and quality of entries received, and how well each meets the judging criteria. Details and restrictions apply. For Official Rules, visit https://labo.nintendo.com/share/#!/contest-rulesSponsor: Nintendo of America Inc.

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