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.
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.
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.
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following content:
Featured Game in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:
GrimGrimoire OnceMore – GrimGrimoire OnceMore brings the classic strategy adventure from Vanillaware into the present!
Join aspiring mage Lillet Blan on her journey within the Silver Star Tower, a renowned academy for magicians. All is not what it seems inside the tower walls — mysteries, monsters and menaces lurk about.
Harness the power of magic to dispel the secrets hidden within and discover the truth of the Silver Star Tower!
GrimGrimoire OnceMore is available to play on April 4th.
Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:
A Light in the Dark – Available April 5
Air Hockey Arcade: Casual Board Game
Anyaroth: The Queen’s Tyranny
Arcade Archives BONZE ADVENTURE
Arcane Vale – Available March 31
Assault Suits Valken DECLASSIFIED
Billy 101 – Available March 31
Blade Assault – Available March 31
Bone’s Cafe – Available March 31
Boreal Tenebrae Deluxe
Crime Busters: Strike Area
Doodle World Deluxe
Dungeons & Dragons Bundle
Figment 1 + Figment 2
Formula Retro Racing: World Tour – Available March 31
Kitty Rainbow – Available April 4
Magic World: Unravel the Magic
MiniCar Extreme Car Driving Racing (Truck, Suv, Sedan, Cars)
MOTHERED – A ROLE-PLAYING HORROR GAME
Norn9: Var Commons
Orebody: Binder’s Tale
Panda’s Village – Available April 1
Pocket Academy 3
Rafa’s World + Axolotl + .cat Milk – Available April 1
Road 96: Mile 0 – Available April 4
Saga of Sins
Shukuchi Ninja – Available March 31
Squares and Numbers
SUBNET – Escape Room Adventure
The Hero with a Thousand Arms
The Last Worker
Ultimate Anime Jigsaw Puzzle
Voice of Cards Trilogy
Xiaomei and the Flame Dragon’s Fist – Available March 31
Take a Vacation! – Today is National Virtual Vacation Day and you deserve a relaxing getaway.
Travel to your favorite game destinations like your cozy personal island paradise in Animal Crossing: New Horizons or your thriving farm in Stardew Valley.
Inhale enemies and adventure through Planet Popstar with Kirby in Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe.
Take a breath of fresh air and soak up the views of Hyrule in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
Hit the open road in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – the options are endless! All these titles and more are now available.
My Nintendo Metroid Prime Remastered Sweepstakes – Time is running out for your chance to win an out-of-this-world prize pack!* My Nintendo members can redeem 10 My Nintendo Platinum Points** to enter, with up to three entries total. Ten lucky winners will be picked. You only have until April 4, so enter today! For more information, please visit https://my.nintendo.com/rewards/1bd0d5ca606217fd.
- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
- Save on Select Mario Games! – Celebrate the hero of the Mushroom Kingdom with savings on select Nintendo Switch games featuring Mario and friends. Get savings on Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Super Mario Odyssey, New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, Super Mario Maker 2 and Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury until the sale ends on April 7 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Remember that My Nintendo members also earn Gold Points*** on qualifying digital purchases. Plus, when you buy select digital games featured in the MAR10 Day sale****, you’ll receive a code for a free seven-day trial of Nintendo Switch Online. Games on sale can be purchased directly in Nintendo eShop or on Nintendo.com at https://www.nintendo.com/store/sales-and-deals/#mar10-day.
Nintendo Switch Online is a paid membership service that allows members to team up or face off online in compatible Nintendo Switch games, such as Splatoon 3, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Nintendo Switch Sports. Members also enjoy a curated library of classic NES, Super NES and Game Boy games, including Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Metroid, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Kirby’s Dream Land, among many others. To find out more about the benefits that come with Nintendo Switch Online, to view membership options and to learn about a free seven-day trial for new users, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/online-service/.
With a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership, players get access to even more benefits, including a library of Nintendo 64 games with added online play for up to four players (additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode; sold separately), a library of select Game Boy Advance games, Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Happy Home Paradise DLC, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass DLC, Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion DLC (full version of game required to use DLC for that game; sold separately) and retro SEGA Genesis games.
My Nintendo members can earn Gold Points on eligible digital purchases. Already have Gold Points? Redeem them toward your next digital purchase of Nintendo Switch games and DLC on Nintendo eShop. Visit https://my.nintendo.com/reward_categories for more details.
Remember that the Nintendo Switch features parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. Nintendo Switch players who register a Nintendo Account gain access to free-to-start games and free game demos from Nintendo eShop, and also get the latest news and information direct from Nintendo. For more information about parental controls on Nintendo Switch and other features, visit https://play.nintendo.com/parents/crash-courses/parental-controls/ and https://www.nintendo.com/switch/.
* NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to legal residents of the United States and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are 13 years old or older. Sweepstakes begins 10:00AM PT on 2/9/2023 and ends at 11:59PM PT on 4/4/2023. To enter, you must (1) have a Nintendo Account (if you do not have a Nintendo Account you can register for one at https://my.nintendo.com/; (2) visit https://my.nintendo.com/rewards/1bd0d5ca606217fd; (3) sign in to your Nintendo Account, and (4) redeem 10 Platinum Points per entry at the My Nintendo Metroid Prime Remastered Sweepstakes page (https://my.nintendo.com/rewards/1bd0d5ca606217fd) as stated in Official Rules. There will be ten (10) winners. Each winner will receive one (1) Metroid Prime Remastered HD metal panel (ARV $200 USD) and one (1) Metroid Prime Remastered jacket (ARV $79.99 USD). Total ARV of all prizes: $2,799.90 USD. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Details and restrictions apply. For Official Rules, visit https://www.nintendo.com/events/rules/mynintendo-metroid-prime-remastered-sweepstakes. Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc., 4600 150th Avenue NE, Redmond, WA 98052.
** A Nintendo Account is required to receive and redeem points. Terms apply https://accounts.nintendo.com/term_point.
*** Gold Points are awarded based on the amount you pay (excluding tax and any points or discounts used) and have no cash value. A Nintendo Account is required to receive and redeem points. Terms apply. https://accounts.nintendo.com/term_point.
**** Mario Party Superstars, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Yoshi’s Crafted World, and Luigi’s Mansion 3 purchased between March 10 (MAR10 Day!) at 12 a.m. PT until March 23 at 11:59 p.m. PT and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Super Mario Odyssey, New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, Super Mario Maker 2, and Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury purchased between March 24 at 12 a.m. PT until April 7 at 11:59 p.m. PT are eligible for the free Nintendo Switch Online 7-day trial. Redeem code by December 31, 2024. Credit card/PayPal account required for 18+. Free trial cannot be redeemed for a Nintendo Switch Online – Expansion Pack membership nor by a Nintendo Account with an active Individual Membership or Family Membership. Online features and Save Data Cloud features available in compatible games. Not available in all countries. The Nintendo Account User Agreement, including the Purchase and Subscription terms, apply. nintendo.com/switch-online