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 the Nintendo Switch family of systems, 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.
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 Download adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch family of systems, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.
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 family of systems 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 content:
Featured Content on Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD – A hero rises, and the legend begins. Join Link in his high-flying quest to save Zelda, a childhood friend who must confront her destiny. Soar between floating islands and descend to the mysterious surface world in this updated HD version of the original The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword game.
This classic journey, enhanced for Nintendo Switch, not only features improved performance, smoother motion controls and newly added button controls, but also a range of quality of life improvements.
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD will be available on July 16.
Songs for a Hero: Definitive Edition – Join an unlikely hero as he sings his way through a strange world full of floating platforms, bright and colorful enemies, and many other inexplicable phenomena in an adventure unlike anything you have ever heard!
This humorous platformer features a fully dynamic soundtrack that reacts to your every input, meaning that the hero will always sing and crack jokes about whatever is happening to him, whenever it happens.
Songs for a Hero: Definitive Edition is an old-school, sung-through videogame extravaganza!
Cris Tales – Experience the past, present and future simultaneously in this gorgeous, indie love letter to classic JRPGs.
To stop the Time Empress and rewrite the future of the land, embark on a harrowing journey across the kingdoms, recruiting powerful allies to aid in the fight. Master their abilities and Crisbell’s unique Time Magic to overcome mighty foes.
Peer into the past, act in the present and watch as your choices dynamically change the future.
Pre-order Cris Tales today and get ready for the game’s launch on July 20.
Labyrinth City: Pierre the Maze Detective – From the award-winning studio behind Homo Machina and Californium, Labyrinth City: Pierre the Maze Detective is a one-of-a-kind, revolutionary puzzle game.
Playing as detective Pierre, you must find your way and solve puzzles to retrieve the magical stone stolen by the nefarious Mr. X.
You’ll meet adorable and hilarious characters, travel through works of art and interact with a world that was previously only available on paper!
Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:
- AKIBA’S TRIP: Hellbound & Debriefed – Available July 20
- Arcade Archives SEA FIGHTER POSEIDON
- Connect the Dots
- Cotton Reboot! – Available July 20
- Dark Fantasy: Jigsaw Puzzle
- Dark Nights with Poe and Munro
- Defend the Kingdom
- Escape From a Deserted Island~The Adventures of Nyanzou&Kumakichi: Escape Game Series~
- Guild of Darksteel
- Junkyard Builder
- Lambs on the road : The Beginning
- Lost Grimoires 3: The Forgotten Well – Available July 16
- Lotus Reverie: First Nexus
- Macrotis: A Mother’s Journey
- Metro Simulator
- Mind Maze – Available July 20
- Our Battle Has Just Begun! episode 1
- Red Colony 2
- Restless Night – Available July 16
- Reverse Memories
- Risk System
- Rogue Wizards
- Squeakers II – Available July 16
- Within the Blade – Available July 16
- Word Crush Hidden
The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening – While you can soar through Skyloft this week in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, you can enjoy a tropical adventure with Link in The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, also available on Nintendo Switch.
Link washes ashore on a mysterious island with an assortment of curious characters. To return home, he must collect magical instruments across the land and awaken the legendary Wind Fish. Explore Koholint Island and all its puzzle-filled dungeons in an art style that breathes new life into this memorable adventure!
The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening is available now in Nintendo eShop.
Summertime Fun Continues in the Los Angeles Tour – Race the sights of the City of Angels with the Los Angeles Tour, the latest limited-time event in the Mario Kart Tour game, happening now!
Hit the streets with the new Los Angeles Laps 3 course and its R, T and RT variants. Take on fun challenges and see if you can unlock all the in-game rewards.
Plus, the Summertime Celebration continues in the Los Angeles Tour, too!
Until Aug. 10, you can look for bonus rewards to celebrate summer. You can even earn a maximum of 27 rubies just by completing in-game challenges.
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Nintendo eShop sales:
- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U
- Great deals this week! Check out the full list of deals available this week at https://www.nintendo.com/games/sales-and-deals
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