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Nintendo Download, October 19, 2023: Wander Into Whimsy

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 Download - New this Week

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 Games in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

Super Mario Bros. Wonder

Super Mario Bros. Wonder – Jump into the unexpected with Mario! Classic Mario side-scrolling gameplay is turned on its head with the addition of Wonder Flowers.

Witness pipes coming alive, float through outer space, wreak havoc as a giant Spike-Ball and see even more unexpected events called Wonder effects.

Plus, choose from the largest cast of characters in a side-scrolling Mario game, including Mario, Luigi, Peach, Daisy and Toads. Grab surprising new power-ups like Elephant Fruit to use your trunk to trounce enemies and spray water on your adventure to save the Flower Kingdom from Bowser’s Wonder grip.

The Super Mario Bros. Wonder game is available on Oct. 20.


METAL GEAR SOLID: MASTER COLLECTION Vol.1 – Experience the thrilling cinematic story of the METAL GEAR series on the Nintendo Switch system! Infiltrate enemy fortresses and complete your mission to destroy the ultimate weapon, Metal Gear.

This collection features METAL GEAR SOLIDMETAL GEAR SOLID 2: Sons of Liberty and METAL GEAR SOLID 3: Snake Eater, along with the games that started the series – METAL GEAR and METAL GEAR 2: Solid Snake, the NES versions of METAL GEAR and Snake’s Revenge, and plenty of bonus content.

METAL GEAR SOLID: MASTER COLLECTION Vol.1 launches on Oct. 24. Pre-orders are available now in Nintendo eShop and in the My Nintendo Store on

Metal Gear SolidMetal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty and Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater will also be available for purchase individually in Nintendo eShop.

Gargoyles Remastered

Gargoyles Remastered – Relive the epic journey of Goliath and the Gargoyles featuring enhanced visuals, animations and sound effects, all inspired by the acclaimed animated series.

Gargoyles Remastered is an artfully crafted revival of the ʼ90s classic 16-bit side-scrolling platform adventure.

The world of Gargoyles comes to life with a level of detail that will thrill fans of the animated series and retro gaming enthusiasts alike.

Experience classic gameplay that stays authentic to its predecessor while including new features such as achievements, gameplay rewind and more!

Gargoyles Remastered is available now.

The Jackbox Party Pack 10

The Jackbox Party Pack 10 – Whether you’re in your dorm room with roommates, surrounded by family during the holidays or joining a video call happy hour with coworkers, there’s something for everyone.

Use your phone or tablet to join! Games support anywhere from one to nine players and up to 10,000 audience members influencing the outcome of the game. Play a whole new pack of games from Tee K.O. 2, FixyText, Hypnotorious and more!

Play The Jackbox Party Pack 10 today.

Mail Time 

Mail Time – Mail Time is a relaxing, cottagecore adventure set in a peaceful forest far, far away. It’s your first day on the job as a newly minted Mail Scout.

Equipped with a mushroom hat, a pack full of letters and unbridled enthusiasm, it’s time to deliver letters and packages across Grumblewood Grove.

Their recipients eagerly await the sight of your mushroom hat, so don’t tarry! Run, jump, glide and make your way across the forest to deliver parcels and joy to the cute critters that inhabit these woods. Start your deliveries today!

Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

A Perfect Day – Available Oct. 25

Acrylic Nails! – Available Oct. 20

Agatha Christie – Murder on the Orient Express

Airship Defender

Animals – Habitats and Curiosities

Another World Mahjong Girl – Available Oct. 20


Archetype Arcadia – Available Oct. 24


Bish Bash Bots

Board Games


Bubble Shoot Farm – Available Oct. 20

Buddy Canine Ballcaster

Bullet Rodeo

Car Parking & Car Driving Simulator 2023

Castaway of Steel

Cats and the Other Lives – Available Oct. 21

Cats Bundle

Choice Clash: What Would You Rather?

Clan’s Revenge

Classic Games

Composer World – Available Oct. 25

CRYMACHINA – Available Oct. 24

DINOSAURS: Mission Dino Camp

Dreams of a Geisha – Available Oct. 24

Druidwalker – Available Oct. 20


Favela Zombie Shooter

Flap Legends

Garden Buddies – Available Oct. 20

Garden Guardian – Available Oct. 20

Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed Ecto Edition

Giant Chase

Golf: Hole in Two – Available Oct. 24

Hellboy Web of Wyrd

Hidden Cats in London


Inescapable: No Rules, No Rescue

Japan Train Models – JR East Edition


Kona II: Brume

Lamphead – Available Oct. 21

Latte Stand Tycoon+ – Available Oct. 20

NeonPowerUp! – Available Oct. 20

Only Way Up! Parkour Jump Simulator

Paint It

Pickleball Smash – Available Oct. 24

Pillars of Dust

Revenge of Banana

Shalnor Legends 2: Trials of Thunder

Soviet Project

Special Ops

Spirit of the Island

SQUID COMMANDO – Available Oct. 20

Super Ultimate Fighters

Swapshot – Available Oct. 25

Tales of Mathasia

The Legend of Shadow: Mask of the Force

The Love – Date Simulator with Girls

Toonsters : Crossing Worlds

ToyBox Puzzle

Turn-Based Bundle

Twin Mind: Nobody’s Here Collector’s Edition

Ultimate Jigsaw Puzzle Collection

Warm Snow – Available Oct. 20

Witchy Life Story

Yoga Studio: Poses for experts and beginners

Digital Spotlight:

Splatoon 3 Expansion Pass*, Side Order

Inktastic, Chromatic – Woomy! Are you ready for National Color Day on Oct. 22?

Pay homage to your favorite hues by painting the town red (well, pink, or blue, or green … ) in the Splatoon 3 game!

Enter the Splatlands and compete to ink up the Turf War pits with your team’s color. Gear up with a variety of weapons you can use to paint your canvas of choice, including Brushes, Rollers, Stringers and even Splatanas.

If you’re looking for an extra splash of color in your wardrobe, hit up the shops for a variety of fresh options that suit your personal style.

Stay posted for the upcoming single-player addition to the Splatoon 3 Expansion Pass*, Side Order, where you’ll bring the ink to an Inkopolis Square devoid of all color and ascend the Spire of Order!


My Nintendo SUPER NINTENDO WORLD Family Fun Sweepstakes

Share the wonder! – Celebrate the launch of the Super Mario Bros. Wonder game with the My Nintendo SUPER NINTENDO WORLD Family Fun Sweepstakes!**

Enter for a chance to win a trip for four to Universal Studios Hollywood, where you and your family can discover an exciting ride and immersive activities within the captivating Mushroom Kingdom at SUPER NINTENDO WORLD!

To learn more, visit

Nintendo eShop sales on Nintendo Switch:

  • Check out the full list of deals available this week at

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. 3Super MetroidThe 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

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 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 and

* Full version of game required to use DLC. Sold separately. Content will be available as it is released.
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