REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following content:
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
- Nintendo Switch Sports – Swing, kick, spike and bowl your way to victory in the Nintendo Switch Sports game, the latest sequel to the Wii Sports series! Play six sports – Soccer, Volleyball, Bowling, Tennis, Badminton and Chambara (swordplay) – built for players of all skill levels and with intuitive motion controls so that anyone can instantly have fun. With multiple options for multiplayer fun, family and friends can join in on the same system* or online.** Face opponents near and far to aim for the Pro League in each sport, obtain in-game rewards to customize your Sportsmate or Mii character and show up to Spocco Square in style! Plus, a seventh sport is planned to be added via a free update this fall; get ready to Golf!*** Nintendo Switch Sports will be available on April 29.
- Parkasaurus – In this dinosaur tycoon management simulation, take care of your dinosaurs by constructing well-designed exhibits, researching specialized technologies and maximizing profits to expand into the ultimate dinosaur theme park.
- Bugsnax – Take a journey to Snaktooth Island, home of the legendary half-bug, half-snack creatures, Bugsnax. Invited by intrepid explorer Elizabert Megafig, you arrive to discover your host nowhere to be found, her camp in shambles and her followers scattered across the island alone … and hungry! It’s up to you to solve the mysteries of Snaktooth Island: What happened to Lizbert? What are Bugsnax, and where do they come from? But most of all, why do they taste SO GOOD?
SEGA Genesis – Nintendo Switch Online
- Sonic The Hedgehog Spinball – Dr. Robotnik’s fortress is a giant pinball machine! Help Sonic spin, bounce and bump through four different pinball zones made up of glittering caverns, slimy sewers, boiling lava and monstrous machinery to collect the Chaos Emeralds and save the inhabitants of Mobius from a mountain of trouble.
- Shining Force II – Shining Force II joins the original Shining Force in the SEGA Genesis – Nintendo Switch Online library! In this tactical RPG fantasy adventure, you’re tasked with leading the titular Shining Force in cinematic battles against an ancient evil that threatens to overtake the land.
- Space Harrier II – Become the heroic Space Harrier in Space Harrier II and battle a bevy of wicked creatures in this frantic and challenging action game, which was one of the original launch titles for the SEGA Genesis!
Nintendo eShop sales:
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U
- Earn 10% in Gold Points! – Until May 2 at 11:59 p.m. PT, you can earn DOUBLE My Nintendo Gold Points**** on select digital games in the Xenoblade Chronicles series.***** That means you can earn 10% in Gold Points, which you can then use toward your next eligible digital game or DLC. Shop now at https://www.nintendo.com/store/sales-and-deals/#double-gold-points.
- STAR WARS Day Celebration Sale – May the 4th – and video game deals – be with you! In celebration of STAR WARS Day, beginning April 28 at 9 a.m. PT and running through May 5 at 11:59 PM PT, check out these big savings on Lucasfilm Games titles of yesteryear. It’s a great time to revisit games you love and try something new. See the full list of games on sale at https://www.nintendo.com/store/sales-and-deals/#star-wars-day-sale.
- Float Through Spring With Kirby – Enter the My Nintendo Spring Break With Kirby Sweepstakes for a chance to win a pink and powerful prize pack that’s a great match for a springtime picnic! Have an unforgettable spring adventure with these prizes, which include a tote bag featuring art from the Kirby and the Forgotten Land game, among other cute keepsakes. My Nintendo members can redeem 10 Platinum Points to enter, with up to three entries total. Ten lucky winners will be picked, so enter today until May 2!****** For more information and to enter, please visit https://my.nintendo.com/rewards/03f6fccec8d47eac.
- Get Organized, Pokémon-Style– Tidy up your Nintendo Switch cables with these colorful and flashy straps inspired by the Pokémon Legends: Arceus game, including designs based on the Galaxy Expedition Team and the Pikachu and Eevee Masks from the game! For more information, please visit https://my.nintendo.com/news/bf8f81ae4044f642#product.
- Enjoy a Beverage With Someone Special – Soak in a cozy afternoon and feast your eyes on the Animal Crossing: New Horizons Coaster Set. Inspired by Brewster’s in-game café, the Roost, this snazzy set will help turn your coffee nook into a cozy café. This reward would make a fun gift for someone you love playing the game with, and it makes a thoughtful Mother’s Day gift, too! For more information, please visit https://my.nintendo.com/news/3051f3889787e274.
Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:
* Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately.
** Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch-online
*** Software update required.
**** 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
****** Offer valid through 5/2 at 11:59 p.m. PT when you purchase or redeem a download code for the digital version of Xenoblade Chronicles™ Definitive Edition, Xenoblade Chronicles™ 2, Xenoblade Chronicles™ 2 Expansion Pass, Xenoblade Chronicles™ 2 and Xenoblade Chronicles™ 2 Expansion Pass, or Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country on Nintendo eShop or Nintendo.com.
****** NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to legal residents of the United States, District of Columbia and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are 13 years old or older. Sweepstakes begins 1:00PM PT on 3/16/2022 and ends at 11:59PM PT on 5/2/2022. To enter, you must (1) have a Nintendo Account; (2) visit https://my.nintendo.com/rewards/03f6fccec8d47eac; (3) sign into your Nintendo Account, and (4) redeem 10 Platinum Points per entry at the My Nintendo Spring Break With Kirby Sweepstakes page as stated in Official Rules. There will be ten (10) winners. Each winner will receive one (1) My Nintendo exclusive Kirby and the Forgotten Land tote (ARV: $92.00 USD), one (1) Club Mocchi Mocchi Kirby™ Mega Plush stuffed toy (ARV $42.99 USD), two (2) Kirby™ Pink Puff Plastic 24 oz. Water Bottle (ARV: $39.98 USD), one (1) Kirby™ Big Face Adjustable Hat (ARV $34.56 USD), one (1) Kirby™ Food Kanji Throw (ARV $29.99 USD) and one (1) Kirby™ Warp Star Embroidered Hat (ARV $16.99 USD). Total ARV of each prize: $256.51 USD. Total ARV of all prizes: $2,565.10 USD. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Details and restrictions apply. For Official Rules, visit https://nintendo.com/rules/mynintendo-spring-kirby-official-sweepstakes-rules. Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc., 4600 150th Avenue NE, Redmond, WA 98052.
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, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS 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 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Luigi’s Mansion 3 and Pokémon Legends: Arceus. Members also enjoy a curated library of NES and Super NES classic games, including Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Metroid and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, 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-service/.
With a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership, players get access to even more benefits, including a library of Nintendo 64 games with newly added online play for up to four players (additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode; sold separately), Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise DLC, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass DLC, Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion DLC 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, 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. 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. Once the accounts are linked, users may also use PayPal as a payment option when buying digital content for the Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family systems 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, or on discount rewards for select Nintendo 3DS and Wii U software. Visit https://my.nintendo.com/reward_categories for more details.
Remember that the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS family of systems feature 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/. For all other systems please visit https://support.nintendo.com/.
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