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Nintendo Download, October 21, 2021: Party Like It’s 1996

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, 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 the Nintendo Switch family of systems, Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used in any Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a […]

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Nintendo Addresses Error Message Near End of Metroid Dread Gameplay

Nintendo notes that a bug has been found in Metroid Dread that can prevent players from progressing under a certain condition. A patch will be released by the end of October to fix this. We apologize for the inconvenience. “The Software Was Closed Because an Error Occurred” Error If, near the end of the Metroid Dread game you receive the message, “The software was closed because an error occurred,” and the game forcibly closes. Nintendo is aware of an error in the Metroid Dread game that prevents the player from proceeding when the specific sequence below is followed near the end of the game. They are preparing a software update to prevent this error, which should be available in October 2021. Near the end of the game, if the player destroys a door while a map marker for that specific door is displayed on the map, the game will forcibly […]

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New Nintendo Switch Online Membership Plan with Expanded Benefits is Coming

New Nintendo Switch Online Membership Plan with Expanded Benefits is Coming

Level up with a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership! As mentioned in the Nintendo Direct on September 23, 2021 Nintendo is bringing out a new Nintendo Switch Online membership plan, the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership plan in October 2021 that will include access to all new Nintendo 64 and SEGA Genesis game sets. We now have a few more details and some images for you to check out. Get access to even more benefits, with a library of Nintendo 64™ games featuring newly added online play for up to 4 players* (get ready for 4-player, online Mario Kart™ 64 races), as well as retro SEGA Genesis™ classics!   All the other great benefits of Nintendo Switch Online are also included, such as access to 100+ classic NES™ and Super NES™ games, exclusive online matches in the Tetris® 99 and PAC-MAN™ 99 games, online play in some of your favorite […]

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Three New Super NES Games Arriving to Nintendo Switch Online

Three New Super NES Games Arriving to Nintendo Switch Online

Shape Your Next Adventure With Three Additional Super NES Games Arriving to Nintendo Switch Online On July 28, sparks are sure to fly when three additional Super NES games join the Nintendo Switch Online service. This array of quirky and combustible titles will give you the chance to rediscover some of gaming’s hidden gems.https://youtu.be/etAN0o4LVT0 With enough skill, a pack of plucky animal pals will become putty in your hands when Claymates arrives to the Super Nintendo Entertainment System™ – Nintendo Switch Online library. Also joining the Super NES library is Jelly Boy, a puzzle-platformer which originally launched exclusively in Europe, and will now be available for the first time in the U.S. Rounding out this month’s upcoming batch of games with a bang is Bombuzal, a strategic puzzle game with a few mind-blowing twists. With these additions – filled with clay-powered pals, shape-shifting candy and deadly detonations – a Nintendo Switch Online membership now grants instant access to 107 NES and […]

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Nintendo Download, May 20, 2021: A Journey From Dystopia to Utopia

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 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 […]

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Nintendo Switch Online Surpasses 100 Classic Games With New Batch of Classic Titles!

On May 26, the Nintendo Switch Online service passes a milestone. Five additional titles are being added, which will bring the number of classic games available to all Nintendo Switch Online members to a grand total of 104! This month, get ready to deploy some dino demolition with the addition of Caveman Ninja (also known as Joe & Mac)! Take a trip to gaming pre-history with these radically retro pair of cavemen ninjas from the Stone Age. Or you can create some effortlessly cool combo chains in Magical Drop2. Change over to Super Baseball Simulator 1.000 to complete a blistering baseball pennant race, or maybe try chasing down an evil witch in Spanky’s™ Quest. Top it all off by riding a giant frog in Ninja JaJaMaru-kun for an offbeat odyssey through these action-packed adventures from the archives. A Nintendo Switch Online membership grants instant access to large libraries of Super NES™ and NES™ games, jampacked with beloved titles […]

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Nintendo Download, April 8, 2021: Welcome to the All-You-Can-Eat Ghost Buffet

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 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 […]

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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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