REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#nintendoswitch–This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following content:
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
- Pikmin 1 and Pikmin 2 – HD versions of the first two Pikmin games, originally released on the Nintendo GameCube system, are available now for the Nintendo Switch system! The games can be purchased individually or as a digital bundle that contains both games at a discounted price. With the inclusion of these two games on Nintendo Switch, all four main games in the Pikmin series – Pikmin 1, Pikmin 2, Pikmin 3 and, as of July 21, Pikmin 4 – are playable on one system.
- STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life – Put down roots on your new farm in the peaceful town of Forgotten Valley and forge precious memories as you weave your own generation-spanning tale of friendship, family and farming. Bring life to the land by cultivating crops and raising animals, find love among the town’s friendly folk and make lasting memories with a family of your very own in this reimagining of a beloved farming classic. Start your farm on June 27, pre-orders are available now!
Game Boy Advance – Nintendo Switch Online*
- Fire Emblem – Also known as Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade, the Fire Emblem game for the Game Boy Advance system was the first installment in the series to launch outside of Japan and features all the fierce tactical combat and rich, intrigue-filled storytelling the series is known for. The nation of Lycia stands on the precipice of war after centuries of peace, and now Lyn, Eliwood and Hector must amass their own army to fight back against the forces that would destroy everything they hold dear. Gather heroes to your side, hone their skills on the battlefield and lead your units to victory. Fire Emblem is available now.
- Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope: The Last Spark Hunter – Introducing the newest paid DLC** for Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope – in The Last Spark Hunter, Mario and friends journey to a musical planet, filled with new areas to explore and new enemies to battle. Discover the wonders and dangers that await you in this world of melodies. The Last Spark Hunter launches later today! A demo of the main game is also available now in Nintendo eShop.
- Pintsized Creatures on Parade in Pikmin 4 – Meet Pikmin, small, plantlike creatures you can grow, pluck, guide and send into battle with enemies multiple times their size! These loyal, curious helpers come in different types, including fire-resistant Red Pikmin and new Ice Pikmin. The fate of your Pikmin is yours to decide – will you carefully avoid danger or rush into situations despite potential losses? Beginning June 28, a demo of Pikmin 4 will be available in Nintendo eShop. Raise a crop of plantlike Pikmin and guide them on an endearing expedition before the full game launches on July 21!
Nintendo eShop sales on Nintendo Switch:
- Save up to 50% During the Hyper Max Sale! – Burst into deals on a mega selection of games and DLC** for the Nintendo Switch system! For a limited time, you can save to the max on games like Metroid Dread, Xenoblade Chronicles 3, Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope and so much more. Remember, you earn 5% in My Nintendo Gold Points*** for your purchases. You can then redeem your Gold Points toward the purchase of other eligible games, DLC, Nintendo Switch Online memberships and more. Get the jump on it – this sale ends June 25 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Shop online at Nintendo.com and Nintendo eShop on your device.
Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:
- Alice Sisters
- Arcade Archives MEGABLAST
- Auralux: Constellations
- BroodStar – Available June 24
- Castle of Heart + Jet Kave Adventure Bundle
- Charade Maniacs – Available June 27
- Dolmenjord – Viking Islands – Available June 27
- Dr. Fetus’ Mean Meat Machine
- Earthen Dragon
- Everdream Valley – Available June 23
- Fall of Porcupine
- Gramik Paint Roller
- Johnny Trigger Action Collection – Available June 24
- Little Friends: Puppy Island – Available June 27
- Lost Lands: Sand Captivity
- Marble Ball Friends
- Neko Secret Homecoming
- Pretty Princess Magical Garden Island
- Princess Closet – Fashion and love will change me –
- Raging Bytes – Available June 27
- Railway Empire 2 – Nintendo Switch Edition
- Retro Rollers Bundle
- Rice Bowl Restaurant
- Skautfold: Usurper – Available June 23
- Sky Caravan – Available June 23
- SOULVARS – Available June 26
- The Last Hero of Nostalgaia
- Tricks Magician – Available June 23
- Unimime – Unicycle Madness
- Valthirian Arc: Hero School Story 2
- Wolf Simulator: RPG Survival Animal Battle
- Zenful Journey
* Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership required to access the Game Boy Advance – Nintendo Switch Online library of games. Membership auto-renews after initial term at the then-current price unless canceled. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch-online
** Full version of game required to use DLC. Sold separately.
*** Gold Points are awarded based on the amount you pay (excluding tax and any points or discounts used) and have no cash value. A Nintendo Account is required to receive and redeem My Nintendo points. Terms apply. https://accounts.nintendo.com/term_point.
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 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 Splatoon 3, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Nintendo Switch Sports. Members also enjoy a curated library of classic NES, Super NES and Game Boy games, including Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Metroid, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Kirby’s Dream Land, 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/.
With a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership, players get access to even more benefits, including a library of Nintendo 64 games with added online play for up to four players (additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode; sold separately), a library of select Game Boy Advance games, Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise DLC, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass DLC, Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion DLC (full version of game required to use DLC for that game; sold separately) and retro SEGA Genesis games.
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.
Customers in the U.S. and Canada ages 18 and older can also link a PayPal account to their Nintendo Account to purchase digital games and content for the Nintendo Switch family of systems both on-device and from the Nintendo website.
My Nintendo members can earn Gold Points on eligible digital purchases. Already have Gold Points? Redeem them toward your next digital purchase of Nintendo Switch games and DLC on Nintendo eShop. Visit https://my.nintendo.com/reward_categories for more details.
Remember that the Nintendo Switch features parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. Nintendo Switch players who register a Nintendo Account gain access to free-to-start games and free game demos from Nintendo eShop, and also get the latest news and information direct from Nintendo. For more information about parental controls on Nintendo Switch and other features, visit https://play.nintendo.com/parents/crash-courses/parental-controls/ and https://www.nintendo.com/switch/.
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