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:
Play Holiday Host – Getting together for some holidays festivities this weekend? Why not use your Nintendo Switch system as the main attraction! Party it up with your loved ones and enjoy some friendly competition with a side of frantic frenzy in the Super Mario Party game.
Then, gather your friends and family and race to the finish line (after racing to the dinner table) with the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game!
Keep the friendly rivalry going with Nintendo Switch Sports or join the battle with some of your favorite Nintendo characters in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate!
A Touch of Magic – Your magical home awaits in this week’s free Game Trial!* In Fae Farm, you’ll create your own cozy home in the enchanted world of Azoria, nurture and grow your homestead, meet charming characters, foster deep relationships and discover ways to infuse magic into everything you do.
Customize your character, master the arts of crafting, cooking, potion-making and discover so much more as you unfold the mysteries of the island on your own or with up to three other players.** The free Game Trial period will last until Nov. 28 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Nintendo Switch Online members can earn 100 My Nintendo Platinum Points*** by participating.
As an added bonus, you can purchase this digital title for 25% off until Dec. 3 at 11:59 p.m. PT!
Score Black Friday savings in the Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp mobile games – Get in on Black Friday limited-time deals and in-game events for the Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp games!
Both games are free to start**** and available to download today for smart devices. Whether you want to turn up the fun or jump in for the first time, don’t miss these in-game offers! For more information about Fire Emblem Heroes or Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, visit the official sites: https://fire-emblem-heroes.com/en/ and https://ac-pocketcamp.com/en-US.
Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:
Alina of the Arena
Arcade Archives Dinorex
CHARRUA SOCCER – Pro Edition
Criss Cross – Available Nov. 25
Da Da Daungo
Evil Diary – Available Nov. 24
Eyra: The Crow Maiden
Final Shot – Available Nov. 24
Frogvival – Available Nov. 24
Girl Dress Up Classic
Gothic II Complete Classic – Available Nov. 29
Guns and Spurs 2 – Available Nov. 24
Meaning of Symbols
My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! -Pirates of the Disturbance- – Available Nov. 28
Nora: The Wannabe Alchemist – Available Nov. 24
Orbital Cargo Division
Pixel Game Maker Series Storm Swordsman
Rally Race: Offroad Simulator – Available Nov. 24
Roots of Pacha – Available Nov. 28
Snakebird Complete – Available Nov. 24
Starlight Drifter – Available Nov. 24
Super Solitaire – Card Game
Tallowmere 2: Curse of the Kittens
THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII GLOBAL MATCH
The Traveler’s Path – Available Nov. 29
The Trotties Adventure – Available Nov. 24
Train Traffic Manager – Available Nov. 24
Zombies Rising xXx – Available Nov. 25
Revisit a Classic – My Nintendo members can redeem 30 My Nintendo Platinum Points to download an alternate, reverse cover showcasing the original artwork of the Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars game – originally released on the Super NES system.
Print it out as an insert cover for your physical edition of the Super Mario RPG game (sold separately). For more information, visit https://my.nintendo.com/rewards/3a786bff145305da
- Save up to 50% During the Cyber Deals Sale! – Treat yourself to savings on a selection of games for the Nintendo Switch system!
For a limited time, find great deals on games like Super Mario Odyssey, Red Dead Redemption, Fire Emblem Engage, Just Dance 2024 Edition and tons of others when you shop on Nintendo.com or in Nintendo eShop on your device.
And when you shop digital games, remember that you can earn My Nintendo Gold Points***** – awarded based on 5% of the amount you pay (excluding tax and any points or discounts used).
Then, you can redeem your Gold Points towards the purchase of other eligible digital games, DLC, Nintendo Switch Online memberships, and more.
Hurry, though – this sale ends Dec. 3 at 11:59 p.m. PT. For more information, visit https://www.nintendo.com/us/store/sales-and-deals/.
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, Nintendo Switch Sports and Super Mario Bros. Wonder. 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/.
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/.
* Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required. Membership auto-renews after initial term at the then-current price unless canceled. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch-online
** Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately.
*** A Nintendo Account is required to receive and redeem points. Terms apply (https://accounts.nintendo.com/term_point).
**** Free-to-start; optional in-game purchases available. Persistent Internet and compatible smart device required. Data charges may apply.
***** 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 My Nintendo points. Terms apply. https://accounts.nintendo.com/term_point.