The Winners of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open 2019 and Splatoon 2 North America Inkling Open 2019 Finals to Compete in Global Championships REDMOND, Wash., March 30, 2019 – After weeks of qualifiers and regional finals, the winners of the Splatoon 2 North America Inkling Open 2019 and the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open 2019 tournaments were just crowned at the PAX East video game convention in Boston. The four-player team FTWIN splatted its way to victory in the Splatoon 2 final event, while the three-person team from the Southeast region of the U.S., composed of Wrath, Devonte and Poltergust, smashed their opponents to emerge as the victors in the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate finals. Poltergust won the final match using Yoshi. But the finals at PAX East are not the end for this exciting series of Nintendo Switch tournaments. The winners of these tournaments will now head […]Continue reading
Compete in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate or Splatoon 2 for the Chance to be Crowned the Champion REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 22, 2019 – Have you always wanted to participate in a video game tournament? Nintendo has two upcoming tournaments for you! Starting in February, Nintendo is hosting a series of online qualifying events for the Splatoon 2 North America Inkling Open 2019 and the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open 2019 – two tournaments for two competitive Nintendo Switch games. These open qualifiers lead up to a final event at the PAX East video game conference in Boston on March 30. There are multiple ways to play and participate … and players of all experience levels are welcome. You can check out the announcement video here for more details about these exciting events. “This inclusive pair of tournaments is a great way for anyone to show off their skills while playing two of […]Continue reading
Nintendo Switch Maintains Strong Momentum Into Its Second Holiday Season REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 18, 2018 – Nintendo Switch has become the fastest-selling video game system of this hardware generation through 21 months, according to The NPD Group, which tracks video game sales in the United States. From its launch in March 2017 through November 2018, Nintendo Switch has sold more than 8.7 million units, outpacing U.S. sales of all other current-generation systems at the same point in their life cycles. Nintendo is also the overall top-selling U.S. software publisher so far for 2018, according to NPD data through November. This performance should receive an additional boost from the December release of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimategame, which has become not only the fastest-selling Nintendo Switch game of all time, but also the fastest-selling game in the Super Smash Bros. series, with U.S. sales of over 3 million units in just 11 days, according to Nintendo’s […]Continue reading
Nintendo Made Big Announcements and Celebrated the Launch of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate During This Year’s The Game Awards Broadcast REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 6, 2018 – In a video that aired during The Game Awards, Nintendo revealed that Joker from the critically acclaimed Persona 5 game will be coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for Nintendo Switch as a playable DLC fighter. Joker is included in the first of five planned DLC packs, each containing one playable fighter, one new stage and a handful of music tracks. Each pack can be purchased for $5.99 each, but players can also purchase the Fighter’s Pass for $24.99, giving them access to all five DLC packs as they release. The Persona games are a spinoff of the popular Shin Megami Tensei franchise, which has a long and storied history in the world of video games – with many of the games appearing on Nintendo systems. Sporting an iconic mask and a variety of weapons, Joker is […]Continue reading
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. […]Continue reading
U.S. Nintendo Sales Top $250 Million During the Five-Day Period REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 28, 2018 – Nintendo Switch set two new records from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday: It became the best-selling Nintendo console in U.S. history for that five-day period, surpassing even Wii system sales. Nintendo Switch also had its best-selling week ever in the United States. In fact, according to Adobe Analytics, Nintendo Switch was among the most-purchased items online on Thanksgiving Day and the overall top-selling video game product online for the Black Friday-Cyber Monday time period. Strong demand resulted in shoppers buying more than $250 million in Nintendo products from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday, according to Nintendo’s internal sales figures, demonstrating that Nintendo has something for everyone this holiday season. That sales total accounts for video game systems like Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, retro systems like Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition and Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES […]Continue reading
In this video provided by Nintendo, a group of creators tell us why they are excited for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and about their favorite characters in the upcoming game.
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Nintendo has posted a whirlwind overview video of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for Nintendo Switch, hosted by none other than…The Announcer?! Who better to guide you through the game than the voice of the menus himself!
Time to get amped because gaming icons are about to clash in the ultimate showdown you can play anytime, anywhere when Super Smash Bros. Ultimate launches on Nintendo Switch December 7th. Learn more about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate! https://www.smashbros.com/en_US/index.html
With Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and both version of Pokémon Let’s Go becoming available to pre-purchase, Diablo III: Eternal Collection now officially out, and several games coming back thanks to the (now over) European big sale… it’s ranking update time again! Let’s take a look at the top 30 rankings in UK, Japan, and USA as well as some added up and comers for the period between October 19th through November 2nd, as of 18:10 GMT. UK 01. Dark Souls Remastered (Bandai Namco) 02. Super Mario Party (Nintendo) 03. Minecraft (Mojang / Microsoft) 04. Diablo III: Eternal Collection (Blizzard) 05. BAFL – Brakes Are for Losers (Plug In Digital) 06. Undertale (8-4) 07. Bulb Boy (Bulbware) | 83% Off 08. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo) | 2x Gold Coins Pre-Purchase 09. Stardew Valley (Chucklefish) 10. Golf Story (Sidebar Games) 11. The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ (Nicalis) 12. Oxenfree (Night School) 13. Hollow […]Continue reading
New Fighters, Modes, Gameplay Features and DLC Highlighted in Comprehensive Video Presentation; Incentives Offered to Pre-Purchase Digital Version of Game REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 1, 2018 – In the final Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Direct video presentation before the game launches exclusively for the Nintendo Switch system on Dec. 7, Nintendo blew the lid off of many new modes, fighters and gameplay features of the massive video game crossover event, including details about upcoming DLC. With the reveal of new fighters Ken from the Street Fighter series and Incineroar from the Pokémon franchise, all playable fighters at launch – all 74 of them! – have been unveiled. But more fighters, stages and music tracks will be coming in the form of DLC, which was also announced in the video presentation. To view the Nintendo Direct video in its entirety, visit https://www.nintendo.com/nintendo-direct. To see the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct 11.1.2018 + Nintendo Treehouse: Live Presentation, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAbu0LaQxmc Nintendo also […]Continue reading