Free Super Mario Maker 2 Update Adds the Ability to Play Directly with Friends in Online Multiplayer Modes

Free Super Mario Maker 2 Update Adds the Ability to Play Directly with Friends in Online Multiplayer Modes

Call your friends! After downloading the free Version 1.1.0 update in the Super Mario Maker 2 game, you’ll now have the ability to play co-op and versus multiplayer with people on your Nintendo Switch friends list. The update is available starting today, and lets you hop online* in Multiplayer Versus or Multiplayer Co-op and play with friends, in addition to the previously available option to play with randomly selected players. While playing with friends, you will also be able to select the difficulty in Course World and choose which courses to play from your list of locally saved courses in Coursebot. In addition to this multiplayer update, the free software update also adds a list of Official Makers in the Leaderboards section. Here, you’ll find new courses made by Official Makers, as well as ones created for collaborations or special events, like the courses played in last summer’s Super Mario Maker 2 Invitational […]

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New Bundle Featuring Tetris® 99 and a 12-Month Membership to Nintendo Switch Online Hits Stores Today

New Bundle Featuring Tetris® 99 and a 12-Month Membership to Nintendo Switch Online Hits Stores Today

99 players. Large-scale battles. Non-stop puzzle action. Starting today at select retailers, Nintendo Switch owners will be able to pick up a new bundle that includes the fast-paced Tetris® 99 game and a 12-month membership to Nintendo Switch Online at a suggested retail price of only $29.99. The standalone 12-month membership is normally $19.99, so this gives players a year to enjoy all the great features of Nintendo Switch Online, in addition to Tetris 99 and all of its currently released DLC, at a great value. With Nintendo Switch Online, members gain access to online play and Save Data Cloud in compatible Nintendo Switch games, plus a smartphone app that enhances features of supported games. In addition, Nintendo Switch Online members can play a wide selection of classic NES and Super NES games with newly added online play. In Tetris 99 Battle mode, players take part in massive 99-player battles, competing to be the last person […]

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Choose Your Adventure! Two NES™ Games Join Nintendo Switch Online in August

Whether you want to take on the role of a kung-fu master or an undercover detective, Nintendo Entertainment System™ – Nintendo Switch Online has you covered. On Aug. 21, NES™ games Kung-Fu Heroes and Vice: Project Doom come to the Nintendo Switch™ system at no extra charge for people with a Nintendo Switch Online membership. Kung-Fu Heroes – Monsters have taken Princess Min-Min and the 10 treasures of the land, and the people have fallen into sorrow. Only Kung-Fu Masters Jacky and Lee can save the princess and retrieve the treasures! Their journey will take them to eight different castles filled with hosts of traps and obstacles. Use punches and the Miracle Kick to defeat the enemies. You will need quick wits and lightning reflexes to make it to the last castle! Vice: Project Doom – There exists a group of undercover detectives who dare stand up to the evil in the world… They are known as Vice. Officer Quinn Hart, a member of […]

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New Rewind Feature and Two NES Games Coming to Nintendo Switch Online This Month

On July 17, two action-packed NES™ games are coming to Nintendo Switch Online: the building-destroying Wrecking Crew™ and bug-exterminating Donkey Kong™ 3. But that’s not all that’s coming to the paid online service this month. On the same day, a Rewind feature will be available to use with the entire collection of NES – Nintendo Switch Online games, allowing players to easily rewind gameplay by pressing and holding ZL + ZR if they make a mistake or just want to retry a section of the game! Wrecking Crew – In the days before Mario and Luigi became sports stars in their downtime from saving the princess, they tried their hands as one-man wrecking crews. With a hammer as their only tool, take control of the brothers and set out to destroy ladders, rip out pipes, knock out walls and detonate explosive devices. But make sure to plan your path of destruction carefully, as each building is designed […]

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Three NES Games Drive, Spike and Jump-Kick Their Way to Nintendo Switch Online in June

The library of classic NES™ games available to Nintendo Switch Online members continues to grow this month, with the addition of Double Dragon II: The Revenge, Volleyball and City Connection. The three games will hit the paid online service for the Nintendo Switch™ system on June 12. Double Dragon II: The Revenge – Billy and Jimmy Lee, the Double Dragons, are back to avenge the loss of Marian. In their quest to defeat the evil Shadow Warriors, Billy and Jimmy must complete nine missions, facing deadly street gangs, ninjas and huge mutant fighters. Can Billy and Jimmy contend with the enemies placed before them and ultimately save the world? Volleyball – Enjoy a game of volleyball as you spike for a point, slam a perfect serve and make a save that wins the game for your team. As captain, you’ll lead your team through a fast-paced warm-up round, and then quickly move into the heat of real volleyball competition. […]

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Three NES Games Jump, Punch and Blast Their Way to Nintendo Switch Online in April

Three NES™ games are coming to the Nintendo Switch Online service this month, including a star of the Mushroom Kingdom, a star of the boxing ring and a star of, well, the stars themselves! Super Mario Bros.™: The Lost Levels, Punch-Out!!™ Featuring Mr. Dream and Star Solider will all be available to play on the Nintendo Switch™ system starting on April 10. Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels – Originally released in Japan as Super Mario Bros.® 2, this game has previously made only brief cameo appearances in the Western Hemisphere. Mario fans will appreciate the familiar look and feel of the game, while finding that its updated gameplay creates an entirely new challenge. In addition to the classic enemies already known to fans worldwide, there are also Poison Mushrooms, backward Warp Zones and the occasional wind gust (which can help or hinder your progress). Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream – As young boxer Little Mac, players have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to battle the […]

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Vanquish Mythical Monsters and Go Island Hopping on Nintendo Switch Online in March

After falling from Angel Land, the NES™ games launching on Nintendo Switch Online this month have landed on a tropical paradise. On March 13, classics Kid Icarus™ and StarTropics™join dozens of other NES games as part of the Nintendo Entertainment System™ – Nintendo Switch Online collection. Kid Icarus – The evil goddess Medusa has stolen the Three Sacred Treasures and imprisoned the goddess of light, Palutena, in her evil plot to control all. Play as Pit, a young angel who has been entrusted with a magical bow and arrow. Fight against hordes of enemies that swoop from above and below. Secure the Three Sacred Treasures from their evil guardians, equip them and face Medusa in the final battle. StarTropics – Step into the shoes of Mike Jones, a teenage star pitcher from Seattle, who has come to the tropics to visit his famous archaeologist uncle, Dr. Jones. After being told that his uncle has been abducted, Mike begins a […]

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Nintendo Download, Feb. 14, 2019: Everything’s Falling into Place

Nintendo Download, Feb. 14, 2019: Everything’s Falling into Place

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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Mario and Kirby Classics Join NES – Nintendo Switch Online on Feb. 13

The next additions to the Nintendo Entertainment System™ – Nintendo Switch Online game collection star some of Nintendo’s most beloved characters, including Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Toad and Kirby! On Feb. 13, the Kirby’s Adventure™ and Super Mario Bros.™ 2 games will be available to play anytime, anywhere as part of the Nintendo Switch Online service. Kirby’s Adventure – Using 20 unique tricks and Kirby’s ability to steal enemies’ powers by swallowing them, you’ll have to make your way through a horrific land filled with all kinds of nightmares. Recover the broken pieces of the Star Rod, and everyone in Dream Land will sleep peacefully once again. If you fail, the citizens of Dream Land will be subjected to a lifetime of terrible nightmares. Super Mario Bros. 2 – Mario, Luigi, Princess Toadstool and Toad embark on a quest together to save the day against the villainous Wart. Pick up items and throw them at your adversaries to clear levels in seven […]

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Nintendo Download, Dec. 13, 2018: Join Gris, Henry and an Alien on Three Different Journeys

Nintendo Download, Dec. 13, 2018: Join Gris, Henry and an Alien on Three Different Journeys

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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