Nintendo Download: 3 … 2 … 1 … GO!

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch

    • Mario
      Kart 8 Deluxe
      – The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game
      races to the Nintendo Switch console with more characters, karts
      and tracks unlocked from the start than any other game in Mario
      history. The anti-gravity racing game is the definitive
      version of Mario Kart 8 and includes a revamped Battle Mode
      that players of all ages can enjoy together.* Mario Kart 8
      will be available on April 28.
    • Puyo
      Puyo Tetris
      – Two puzzle game juggernauts collide as Tetris,
      one of the best-selling and most-recognized brands in gaming
      history, and Puyo Puyo from SEGA have combined to create a
      fun-to-play, fast-paced, competitive party game like no other. The
      game offers tons of game-play styles – from single-player
      Adventure and Challenge modes to ferocious competition with Arcade
      modes up to four players** – for tons of Tetris/Puyo Puyo
      variety. A free demo for the game is also available in Nintendo

Nintendo eShop sales:

  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

  • New themes this week include:

    • Kirby’s 25th Anniversary
    • Runbow Pocket Theme Bundle


Also new this week:

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 on 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 Network account.

The Wii Shop Channel offers games and applications and uses Wii Points,
which can be purchased via the Wii Shop Channel.

Remember that Nintendo Switch, Wii U, Wii, New Nintendo 3DS, New
Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL, and Nintendo 2DS feature
parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their
children can access. Nintendo 3DS players who register a Nintendo
Network ID 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 this and other features, visit,

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*Additional games, systems and accessories may be required for
multiplayer mode and are sold separately.
**Additional accessories
may be required for multiplayer mode and are sold separately.


Eddie Garcia, 213-335-5536
George, 415-318-4342