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 Network account.
The Wii Shop Channel offers games and applications and uses Wii Points, which can be purchased via the Wii Shop Channel.
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
eShop on Nintendo Switch
Cars 3: Driven to Win – Start your engines and gear up for the ultimate racing experience in Cars 3: Driven to Win, inspired by Disney Pixar’s upcoming film Cars 3. Train and advance your abilities in six game modes and challenge your family and friends in the Battle Race to become the Ultimate Champion. Cars 3: Driven to Win will be available on June 13.
(Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode and are sold separately.)
ACA NEOGEO SHOCK TROOPERS 2nd Squad - Four mercenaries armed to the teeth suit up to put an end to a reckless giant corporation.
"SHOCK TROOPERS 2nd Squad" is a military action game released by SNK in 1998.
Four mercenaries have risen up to thwart the ambitions of a massive corporation. In addition to a main attack, weapon, and jump abilities, vehicles have also been added to the gameplay, which together with branching paths give the player the ultimate freedom in choosing how they will take on stages.
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)
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero - Shantae embarks on her first full HD adventure! When a mysterious crime wave sweeps Sequin Land, it's up to Half-Genie Hero Shantae to save the day! Use Shantae's devastating Hair-Whip Attack to send monsters flying, or Belly Dance to transform into a more powerful creature form! Topple the masterminds behind each criminal caper and prepare for the ultimate showdown against Shantae's arch nemesis: the bodacious buccaneer Risky Boots!
- Feel the beat with over 150 different HD Rumble events!
- Shantae's trademark moves return! Dance to transform into all-new and classic creatures, or summon magical attacks! Over a dozen dances to discover in all!
- New Relic System allows players to unlock new powers and customize moves for Shantae and her many forms!
- Conquer arcade-style action stages that unfold into a full world to explore. Fast action and quest-style exploration rolled into one!
- When Shantae's story ends, you're just getting started! DLC Modes introduce new characters, levels, and bosses!
- Huge Bosses, humorous dialogue, and the wonderfully weird Shantae cast return, now in fully animated HD!
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
Nintendo eShop on Wii U
Cars 3: Driven to Win - Start your engines and gear up for the ultimate racing experience in Cars 3: Driven to Win inspired by Disney•Pixar's film, Cars 3.
Play with over 20 customizable characters including Lightning McQueen, Jackson Storm, Cruz Ramirez and the next generation of racers in over 20 tracks set in iconic locations from the film such as Radiator Springs. Train and advance your abilities in 6 game modes and challenge your family and friends in the Battle Race to become the Ultimate Champion. On the road to becoming a Hall of Fame Driver, training and skill will give you an edge in a race that anyone can win.
(Nintendo eShop on Wii U) – Available June 13
Cubit The Hardcore Platformer Robot HD + demo - Cubit The Hardcore Platformer Robot HD is an action-packed platform game, where music plays a very important role.
With only one button to jump, you must help Cubit to go from platform to platform, while you avoid obstacles and enemies through the different scenes of the game.
Perhaps you think this makes this game not difficult, right? Well, you are right; this game is not difficult... this game is Hardcore! Choose the path you want to do in each game and reach each of the 3 endings available!!
- Beware: This videogame has guest characters from other videogames.
- 3 different endings!
- 4 game modes: for all types of gamers, as well as Hardcore gamers.
- 2 player gamemode!
- A soundtrack that will send you back to the dance floor.
- 22 challenges to enrol.
Will you reach the end?
(Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
Virtual Console on Wii U
Alien Crush – Alien Crush is a pinball game that features realistic pinball action and superb “biomechanical” graphics. Complete with a function to nudge the machine, this TurboGrafx-16 game feels like you’re playing on a real pinball machine! Extra balls and bonus points are your keys to getting high scores.
Neutopia II – Experience improved graphics and controls in this exciting TurboGrafx-16 sequel to the original action RPG. Once again you’ll need to rely on your magic compass and the information you’ve gathered to find entrances to labyrinths and defeat the bosses in them. Make your way through the field to search for and find hidden information and items, or move blocks and destroy walls to uncover secret rooms.
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
Anime Workshop - Let's make animation easily with characters written by yourself!
Character animation is more easy than Cartoon. Less time and effort!
You can post the animation you made on the internet and show it to your friends.
Since the movement of a character can be reused as an object.
When making the next story, animation can be made quicker and easier.
Let's shape your story!
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Nintendo eShop Sales:
Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
- Great deals this week! Check out the full list of deals on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U available this week at http://www.nintendo.com/games/sales-and-deals.
June My Nintendo Rewards: Big Hits and Great Deals! – Celebrate summer with a season of great games! Redeem your My Nintendo points for a batch of new rewards, like official Prima Games eGuides and discounts on some iconic Nintendo franchises:
Nintendo Select titles:
Prima Games eGuides:
- Fire Emblem Heroes – Tempest Trials – Running until June 21 at 11:59 p.m. PT, this special event introduces a series of maps you must fight your way through from beginning to end. Gather your strongest allies and challenge your way to the final map! If all of the allies on your team are defeated, you can immediately make a new team and try the map again. However, defeated allies cannot be used again until the final map is cleared, or until all your teams are defeated and you attempt a new trial. During this time, there will also be quests related to Tempest Trials. Also, to celebrate this new event, a new Xenologue Map has been added. Available on App Store and Google Play, this mobile application is free-to-start and offers some optional in-app purchases. For more information, visit https://fire-emblem-heroes.com/en/topics/index.html?id=detail-20170607.
Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:
New themes this week include:
- Disney Tsum Tsum Princesses Edition
Remember that Nintendo Switch, Wii U, Wii, New Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL, and Nintendo 2DS feature parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. Nintendo 3DS players who register a Nintendo Network ID 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 this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/switch, http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu or http://www.nintendo.com/3ds.