Nintendo Download, April 29, 2021: Get Into the Pokémon Frame of Mind

Nintendo Download, April 29, 2021: Get Into the Pokémon Frame of Mind

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. This week’s Nintendo […]

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Pyra/Mythra Join Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

TEAM UP WITH THE NEWLY ADDED TWO-IN-ONE FIGHTER PYRA and MYTHRA IN SUPER SMASH BROS. ULTIMATE

The Legendary Aegis from Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and Her Fire and Light Personalities are the Latest Additions to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass Vol. 2 Late yesterday, Pyra and Mythra from the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 game officially joined the roster of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch system. The fighter is part of the Challenger Pack 9 DLC, which also includes a new stage and a selection of music tracks from Xenoblade Chronicles 2. In a video released yesterday and hosted by Masahiro Sakurai, the Super Smash Bros. series director walked through the newly added fighter’s move set, including a detailed look at the new Cloud Sea of Alrest stage. To view the video in its entirety, visit https://www.smashbros.com/en_US/. Challenger Pack 9 is part of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass Vol. 2, which can be purchased for $29.99 and also includes Min Min from the ARMS game, Steve & Alex from Minecraft, Sephiroth from the FINAL FANTASY series and two […]

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Nintendo Download, Feb. 18, 2021: Strike While the Persona is Hot

Nintendo Download, Feb. 18, 2021: Strike While the Persona is Hot

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. This week’s Nintendo Download […]

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SUPER SMASH BROS. ULTIMATE SUMMONS SEPHIROTH AS ITS LATEST DLC FIGHTER

SUPER SMASH BROS. ULTIMATE SUMMONS SEPHIROTH AS ITS LATEST DLC FIGHTER ON DEC. 22

Fans Who Pre-Order the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass Vol. 2 or Challenger Pack 8 Can Unlock the Fighter Early Through a Special In-Game Challenge Sephiroth, the fan-favorite villain from the FINAL FANTASY series, is descending from the heavens with his gleaming sword in hand to join the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game as its newest playable DLC fighter. On Dec. 22, Fighters Pass Vol. 2 – Challenger Pack 8 will be released for the Nintendo Switch game and contains Sephiroth as a playable fighter. It also contains a new stage based on the Northern Cave setting and nine music tracks, including “One-Winged Angel,” which many video game fans are surely singing in their heads as they read this. Challenger Pack 8 is part of Fighters Pass Vol. 2, which can be purchased for $29.99 and also includes Min Min from the ARMS game, Steve & Alex from Minecraft and three more yet-to-be announced fighters as they release. Challenger Pack […]

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Steve and Alex from Minecraft Block Off Some Time to Join the Cast of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Steve and Alex from Minecraft Block Off Some Time to Join the Cast of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

The Minecraft Mainstays Are the Second DLC Fighters Added to Fighters Pass Vol. 2 On Oct. 13, worldwide phenomenon Minecraft is sending two of its finest rectangular heroes to join the ever-expanding cast of playable fighters in the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game for the Nintendo Switch system. Steve and Alex, who both proudly sport more right angles than a high school geometry class, will be the seventh DLC fighters added to the game. They are part of the second Challenger Pack in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass Vol. 2, which also includes a new stage and seven music tracks from the Minecraft series. In a video hosted by Masahiro Sakurai, the Super Smash Bros. creator detailed the boxy new fighters, providing a detailed breakdown of their one-of-a-kind move set, which involves digging into stages to gather materials to craft tools and construct blocks to use in a variety of ways in battle. To view all the Nintendo videos, […]

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Min Min Revealed as the Newest Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC Fighter,

Min Min from ARMS Dishes Out Spicy Punches and Kicks in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Min Min Revealed as the Newest Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC Fighter, Along With a Sneak Peek at New amiibo for Fighters Joker and Hero Min Min, a member of ramen royalty from the Nintendo Switch fighting game ARMS, brings her own brand of bounce and bravado to the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game! In a video released today, Masahiro Sakurai, the director of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, showed off the ARMS character, who will be charging into the arena on June 29 as the game’s newest DLC fighter. Sakurai demonstrated how to truly pack a punch with Min Min, and revealed the Spring Stadium stage and 18 music tracks from the ARMS game, all coming to the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game for the Nintendo Switch system later this month. To view the video in its entirety, visit https://www.smashbros.com/en_US/index.html. All of this new content will be available to players who own Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass Vol. 2 or who purchase Challenger Pack 6 separately […]

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Byleth from the Fire Emblem Series Joins the Roster of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Professor at Garreg Mach Monastery Revealed as Newest Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC Fighter, With News of Six More Fighters in Development REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 16, 2020 – Combat class is in session! Byleth, the renowned mercenary and professor from the Fire Emblem series, is ready to teach Super Smash Bros. Ultimate players a lesson in battle. In a video released today, Masahiro Sakurai, the director of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, unveiled for the first time the battle-hardened Fire Emblem character in action, who will enter the arena on Jan. 28 as the game’s newest fighter. Sakurai demonstrated Byleth’s unique ranged play style, and revealed the Garreg Mach Monastery stage and 11 new music tracks from the Fire Emblem series, all coming to the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game for the Nintendo Switch system later this month. All of this new content will be available to players who own the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass or purchase Challenger Pack 5 separately.* In addition […]

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Top Splatoon 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Teams Head to Japan for Global Tournament

Some of the best Splatoon 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate players are packing up their Splattershots and Smash Balls and are headed to Japan to represent North America in a global tournament. The tournament featuring competitive Nintendo Switch games kicks off on Oct. 12 at Nintendo Live, an event in Kyoto, Japan. This is the first year that Nintendo Live has invited players from any countries outside Japan to compete in Splatoon 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The North American Splatoon 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate teams will be decided by upcoming online qualifying tournaments – the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North American Online Open August 2019 and the Splatoon 2 North American Online Open Summer 2019. The rule set for the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North American Online Open August 2019 will be 3-stocks, no items and best of three. A full rule set can be found here. Registration for the Splatoon 2 North American Online Open Summer 2019 will take place on Aug. 15. A full […]

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Hero from the DRAGON QUEST Series Joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Hero from the DRAGON QUEST Series Joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Today

The Second of Five DLC Fighters, a New Stage and Newly Added Music Are Available Later Today as Part of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass REDMOND, Wash., July 30, 2019 – A Hero draws near! Starting later today, Hero from the DRAGON QUEST series enters the battle as a new playable fighter in the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game for the Nintendo Switch system. In a new video, Nintendo not only showcased the Hero in action, but also unveiled the Yggdrasil’s Altar stage and several orchestrated music tracks from classic DRAGON QUEST games coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. All of this new content will be available to players who own the Fighters Pass or purchase Challenger Pack 2 separately*. To view the video in its entirety, visit https://www.smashbros.com/en_US/. “With the introduction of fan-favorite characters like Hero from the DRAGON QUEST series to the game’s expanding roster, Super Smash Bros. Ultimatecontinues to assemble the largest cast of iconic video game characters […]

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Nintendo Sends Four Players to Compete at EVO Gaming Event

Nintendo Sends Four Players to Compete at EVO Gaming Event

Nintendo fans will find plenty to enjoy at the Evolution Championship Series (EVO) 2019 fighting game tournament held Aug. 2-4 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV. This is the first year the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game for the Nintendo Switch system will be featured at EVO, and it will be the final game on the main stage to close out the event on Aug. 4, Sunday night. Nintendo is also sending the four winners of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Online Open June 2019 tournament to compete in EVO. Players RamonM64, Wisdom, Seth and Heeew bested all online competitors and will now match their skills against other top players at EVO. Additionally, on the first two days of EVO (Aug. 2-3), Nintendo will have a booth on the show floor called the Nintendo Zone, where visitors can take a break from the action and play the Super Mario Maker 2, Tetris® 99 and Super Smash Bros. […]

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