Nintendo Download: Here’s What’s Coming to Nintendo Switch!

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

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch and Wii U

    • The
      Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
      – Forget
      everything you know about The Legend of Zelda games. Step
      into a world of discovery, exploration and adventure in The
      Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
      , a boundary-breaking new
      game in the acclaimed series. In this stunning open-air adventure,
      travel across vast fields, through forests and to mountain peaks
      as you discover what has become of the kingdom of Hyrule. Also,
      with the Nintendo Switch console, your journey is more open than
      ever as you can take it and the game anywhere and adventure as
      Link any way you like. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
      will be available on March 3. Click here
      to view the trailer for this game.

      • Note: To access Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, a system
        update that will be available on March 3 is required. The
        system update downloads in the background, is designed to
        install quickly and doesn’t disrupt gameplay.
    • The
      Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
      Expansion Pass

      – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game packs
      countless hours of play into a vast world of discovery. That makes
      it an ideal foundation for more adventures! Launching alongside
      the game on March 3, this $19.99 Expansion Pass grants access to
      three new treasure chests, DLC Pack 1 (available this summer) and
      DLC Pack 2 (available in the 2017 holiday season) as the content
      becomes available.
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch

    • 1-2-Switch
      – Throw an impromptu party anywhere with anyone thanks to a new
      play style in which players look at each other – not the screen!
      Bring the action and fun into the real world as you face off in
      Wild West duels, cow-milking competitions, a copycat dance-off and
      more wild activities. Each game takes advantage of the Joy-Con
      controller features in different ways. While the action unfolds
      off screen, the audience watches the players themselves instead of
      the screen. That makes it as hilarious to watch as it is to play –
      an instant party amplifier! 1-2-Switch will be available on
      March 3. Click here
      to view the trailer for this game.
    • Snipperclips
      – Cut it out, together!
      – Full Game and Free Demo
      – Hey, cut it out! No, really! In this action-puzzle
      game, paper pals Snip and Clip must cut each other up to overcome
      tricky obstacles … or just to laugh their heads off (sometimes
      literally). Partner up with friends or family to cut the heroes
      into the right shapes, interact with objects and solve a world of
      imaginative puzzles. Snipperclips – Cut it out, together!
      will be available on March 3. Click here
      to view the trailer for this game.
    • Shovel
      Knight: Specter of Torment
      – The latest campaign from
      the critically acclaimed hit game Shovel Knight is a
      full-featured game starring Specter Knight, one of the villains
      from the original game. The massive prequel campaign includes even
      more content than the last campaign update, Plague of Shadows.
      Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment will be available on
      March 3 and is exclusive to the Nintendo Switch system for a
      limited time.
    • Shovel
      Knight: Treasure Trove
      – For both new knights and its
      biggest fans, the Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove game
      includes the original Shovel Knight game, as well as all
      previously released campaign updates – even Shovel Knight:
      Specter of Torment
      ! Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove will
      be available on March 3 and is exclusive to the Nintendo Switch
      system for a limited time.
    • Just
      Dance 2017
      – Grab your friends and family, because
      it’s time to dance! The Just Dance 2017 game brings you
      more than 40 new tracks, five game modes, updated content all year
      long and access to 200+ songs through the Just Dance Unlimited
      service! A free three-month subscription to Just Dance Unlimited
      comes with every digital or retail purchase of Just Dance 2017
      for the Nintendo Switch system. Just Dance 2017 will be
      available on March 3.
    • Super
      Bomberman R
      – The iconic party-battle game is
      returning as Super Bomberman R on the Nintendo Switch
      system. Dive into the simple yet addictive gameplay in Super
      Bomberman R
      by controlling the main character, placing bombs
      and battling enemies and rivals with a modern visual style. Super
      Bomberman R
      will be available on March 3.
    • I
      Am Setsuna
      – The I Am Setsuna game introduces
      the authentic JRPG style of yesteryear to the Nintendo Switch
      system. Journey with Setsuna as she prepares to make the ultimate
      sacrifice and save the people of her land. A powerfully nostalgic
      experience, blending classic storytelling, battle system and
      gameplay. I Am Setsuna will be available on March 3.
    • FAST
      – Challenge your friends to local split-screen
      competition or take part in online races against players from all
      over the world.* This lightning-fast anti-gravity racer is
      exclusive to the Nintendo Switch system and will be available on
      March 3.
  • Nintendo Mobile

    • Nintendo
      Switch Parental Controls mobile app
      – It’s only
      natural for parents to have questions about their kids and gaming.
      That’s why Nintendo Switch has parental controls that let you set
      rules for them from your smart device with this free app available
      today on App Store and Google Play. While some parental controls
      are available on the system itself, the app gives you even more
      options like push notifications for monthly play summaries and
      remote accessibility.
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

    • STORY
      OF SEASONS: Trio of Towns
      – Plant crops, raise
      livestock and even discover romance with the residents of three
      diverse towns in this massive new entry in the original
      farm-/life-sim series. Make new friends, fix up the towns and
      start a family – what story will you write? Connect with other
      players locally or via the internet to visit a mysterious
      multiplayer island, and enable the StreetPass feature to send your
      pet dog, cat or capybara to another player’s game.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U

    • Dungeon
      Dungeon Explorer is a multiplayer
      action-RPG for the TurboGrafx-16 system in which up to five
      players can play at the same time. Choose from eight different
      character types: Fighter, Thief, Warlock, Witch, Bishop, Elf, Bard
      or Gnome. To survive, you most know all about your enemies’
      weaknesses. You must also know about the special attributes of
      each magic spell and use them to your greatest advantage.
      – In this classic action-RPG for TurboGrafx-16, take control of a
      brave boy who sets off on a journey to rescue the kidnapped
      princess and reclaim the eight medallions that were stolen by an
      evil demon. You’ll need to rely on your magic compass and
      information you’ve gathered to find entrances to labyrinths and
      defeat the bosses in them. Solve puzzles, avoid traps, move blocks
      and destroy walls to uncover secret rooms. Carefully use your map
      to uncover hidden treasure and powerful equipment.

Nintendo eShop sales:

  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS


  • The
    Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
    – Mini Guide
    Nintendo Reward
    – Get the game, then redeem your Gold Points to
    get the guide! This mini guide for the Legend of Zelda: Breath of
    the Wild
    game is just the thing to help you get started on this
    epic adventure. It contains the first chapter of” rel=”nofollow”>The
    Complete Official Guide and offers a sneak-peek of game features,
    including combat, landmarks, commands and puzzle features. Visit here
    starting March 3 to view this My Nintendo reward.

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. The Nintendo DSi
Shop offers games and applications and uses Nintendo DSi Points.
Click here
for details about the recent Nintendo DSi Shop service change.

Remember that Nintendo Switch, Wii U, Wii, New Nintendo 3DS, New
Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 2DS and
Nintendo DSi 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
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* NOTE: Online services require a Nintendo Account. Starting in fall
2017, some online services will also require a paid subscription. Paid
online service availability may be limited based on location.


Eddie Garcia, 213-335-5536
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