Nintendo Download, Feb. 11, 2021: Mario Delivers Two Hair-Raising Adventures!

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, which offers a variety of options for 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 Account. Customers in the U.S. […]

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Nintendo Switch Online Conjures Four More Action-Filled Adventures

On Feb. 17, visit worlds virtual, fantastic and oddly familiar when three Super NES™ games and one NES™ game join the Nintendo Switch Online service. This selection of unexpected, action-filled adventures will challenge you to summon whatever it takes to save the Earth, your prehistoric village, a magical island or someone lost in a terrifying virtual fantasy. Available for the first time in the U.S., Psycho Dream is arriving to the Super Nintendo Entertainment System™ – Nintendo Switch Online library! Originally available on the Super Famicom™ system in Japan, Psycho Dream is a reality-bending action platformer that sends you into a virtual fantasy game to rescue a missing person. Also joining the Super NES library are DOOMSDAY WARRIOR, an action game in which you alone stand against the powerful Doom Squad and their quest for world domination, and Prehistorik Man, a colorful action game that tasks you with saving your village from hungry, hungry dinosaurs. Plus, Fire ’n Ice, the magical, flame-fighting puzzler that lets you […]

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Free Update

Viva Festivale! Experience the Carnival Spirit With This Animal Crossing: New Horizons Free Update

Feathers and festivities are headed your way soon! A free update to the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game for the Nintendo Switch system will arrive on Jan. 28.* Whether you recently picked up the game over the holidays, or you’re a long-time island resident, we hope this free update fires up your island with its carnival spirit and new seasonal items. Animal Crossing: New Horizons periodically receives updates that deliver events and features to the game, and this new update includes a colorful and feather-filled Festivale event, some heartfelt seasonal additions, new Reactions and new items to purchase. Beginning Jan. 28, the new update will add the following features to the game: Festivale Event – Feel the heat with the colorful Festivale event filled with dancing and flying feathers! On Feb. 15, Dancer Pavé will arrive to your island’s plaza** to usher in some confetti and carnival spirit. On the day of the event you […]

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Nintendo Download, Dec. 17, 2020: Double, Triple, Broil and Trouble

Nintendo Download, Dec. 17, 2020: Double, Triple, Broil and Trouble

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, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. 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 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Luigi’s Mansion 3, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. Members also enjoy a curated library of NES and Super NES classic games, including Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Metroid and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, 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/. Nintendo eShop is a cash-based […]

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For Black Friday, Nintendo is bundling a Nintendo Switch system with a download code for the digital version of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game along with a three-month membership to Nintendo Switch Online 

NINTENDO SWITCH BUNDLE WITH MARIO KART 8 DELUXE AND NINTENDO SWITCH ONLINE MEMBERSHIP DELIVERS A BLACK FRIDAY BOOST

Offers on Nintendo Switch and Games Provide Families a Variety of Ways To Play Together Over the Holidays The holidays are rolling closer, and this year families are looking for creative ways to connect and spend time together. For Black Friday, Nintendo is bundling a Nintendo Switch system with a download code for the digital version of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game along with a three-month membership to Nintendo Switch Online – the service that lets friends and families play compatible games together online – all in one package. At a suggested retail price of $299.99, this bundle represents a great value, delivering the ability to jump right into friendly Mario Kart 8 Deluxe races in person or online, right out of the box. This Nintendo Switch bundle will be available starting Nov. 22. Please check local retailers for availability and promotion timing details. For those looking to kick-start or expand their game libraries, several Nintendo […]

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Nintendo Download, Sept. 24, 2020: Kirby Packs a Powerful Pink Punch

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, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. 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 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Luigi’s Mansion 3, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. Members also enjoy a curated library of NES and Super NES classic games, including Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Metroid and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, 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/. Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service […]

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Donkey Kong Country 2 Cartwheels Onto Nintendo Switch Online Next Week

Diddy Kong gasped in horror when he discovered Donkey Kong’s favorite beach chair smashed to pieces, surrounded by hundreds of strange footprints in the sand. A ransom note left by Kaptain K. Rool claimed responsibility for the cowardly kidnapping of Donkey Kong. What cruel fate could possibly await? Luckily, on Sept. 23, you’ll have the chance to come to the rescue when the classic Super NES™ game Donkey Kong Country™ 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest arrives for the Nintendo Switch™ system. With a Nintendo Switch Online membership, you can join the nimble Diddy Kong and the powerful ponytail-wielding Dixie Kong as they embark on a sweeping adventure filled with animal friends, collectibles and more hidden areas than Cranky Kong could ever dream of discovering back in his day. In addition, the puzzle game Mario’s Super Picross and the cult beat-’em-up The Peace Keepers are also joining the Super Nintendo Entertainment System™ – Nintendo Switch Online library for the Nintendo Switch system. The Nintendo Entertainment System™ – Nintendo Switch Online collection […]

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Donkey Kong Country Swings Onto Nintendo Switch Online This Month

Donkey Kong Country Swings Onto Nintendo Switch Online This Month

On July 15, Donkey Kong, the unstoppable king of swing, returns to the Nintendo Switch system with his touchstone adventure, the classic Super NES™ game Donkey Kong Country™. With a Nintendo Switch Online membership, you’ll be able to join Donkey Kong, his pal Diddy Kong and their trusty animal friends as they explore jungles, climb snowcapped mountains and ride rollicking minecarts to hunt down their missing bananas from a cruel gang of Kremlings. In addition to Donkey Kong Country, the hard-hitting wrestling game Natsume Championship Wrestling is also joining the Super Nintendo Entertainment System™ – Nintendo Switch Online library for the Nintendo Switch™ system. The Nintendo Entertainment System™ – Nintendo Switch Online collection is adding a new NES™ game this month too: the isometric, action-RPG The Immortal. The Nintendo Switch Online service now offers access to 85 classic games that can all be enjoyed at no extra charge. Here’s a full rundown of the games being added this month: Super NES Donkey Kong Country – Armed with […]

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Nintendo Download, June 18, 2020: Faster Than a Speeding Ninja

Nintendo Download, June 18, 2020: Faster Than a Speeding Ninja

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, which offers a variety of options for 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 Account. Nintendo Switch Online is […]

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More Than 80 NES and Super NES Games are Now Available with Nintendo Switch Online

More Than 80 NES and Super NES Games are Now Available with Nintendo Switch Online

On May 20, three Super NES™ games and one NES™ game are joining the Nintendo Switch Online service, bringing the total number of classic games that can be enjoyed for no extra charge with a Nintendo Switch Online membership to 82. Joining the Super Nintendo Entertainment System™ – Nintendo Switch Online library for the Nintendo Switch™ system are Wild Guns, a space cowboy shooting gallery game; Panel de Pon, a fan-favorite pastel puzzler that offers head-to-head havoc; and Operation Logic Bomb, a cybernetic sci-fi shooter that sends you on the ultimate search-and-destroy mission. In addition, the classic side-scrolling, exploration-based platformer Rygar will also be arriving for the Nintendo Entertainment System™ – Nintendo Switch Online collection. Super NES Wild Guns – The Kid gang and their army of robots have taken over! Blast your way through villainous outlaws, diabolical robots and towering, screen-filling bosses. Fortunately, you’ve got plenty of moves to help you survive the firepower headed your way. You’ll need a sharp eye and quick-on-the-draw reflexes […]

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