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Nintendo Download: Make Room for the House of Boom in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

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



  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • I Am Dead – From the creators of Wilmot’s Warehouse, I Am Dead is a charming puzzle adventure game about exploring the afterlife. Recently deceased museum curator Morris and his dog, Sparky, have been reunited and must unearth lost and scattered ghosts. To find them, the duo must visit the places they spent time in, dive inside the memories of the people who knew them best and learn the stories of their lives.
    • The Survivalists – A world of adventure and possibilities awaits. A newfound home will change with day/night cycles as players explore and uncover its secrets. Hunt (or be hunted by!) animals for food and an array of mythical enemies. Get quests from a Mysterious Stranger or find them washed up on the shore. Prepare to trek into a procedurally generated wilderness, with a variety of biomes, for a multiplayer, strategy-based adventure that’s unique to every player.
    • FIFA 21 Nintendo Switch Legacy Edition – This latest entry in football simulation excellence features the most recent kits, clubs and squads from some of the top leagues around the world. Also featured are some of the world’s most famous stadiums, including some new to FIFA 21. Gameplay features and modes will also have parity with FIFA 20 on Nintendo Switch. FIFA 21 Nintendo Switch Legacy Edition will be available on Oct. 9.
    • Ikenfell – Enjoy this turn based-tactical RPG about a group of troublesome magic students. Use timing mechanics to power spells and block attacks, explore the twisted halls of a vast magic school, fight challenging monsters and bosses, find tons of hidden treasure and uncover dark secrets never meant to be found.

DLC:

  • Steve and Alex Join the Battle in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Get ready to rock the block when Steve and Alex from the Minecraft series enter the pantheon of available fighters for the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game. These fighters will be available to players who purchase Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass Vol. 2 or those who purchase Challenger Pack 7 separately. Challenger Pack 7 includes access to Steve and Alex, as well as a new stage and seven music tracks from the Minecraft series. With a full range of distinct move sets and techniques to dig into, these characters will help players craft explosive Super Smash Bros. battles, beginning Oct. 13.

Demos:

  • Pikmin 3 Deluxe Demo A pint-sized squad of Pikmin are eager to begin following orders in the Pikmin 3 Deluxe demo, available now! With these spritely plant-like creatures, begin an expedition into the vibrant wilderness of planet PNF-404, upgraded with exclusive features for the Nintendo Switch edition. This includes the ability to play Story mode co-op with a second player, which can be sampled in the demo. The demo also lets players try the Mission Mode, which can be played with a second player, as well. For those who purchase the full game, which launches on Oct. 30, progress from the demo will transfer over. Defeating the first boss in the demo and transferring save data to the full version of the game will immediately unlock the Ultra-Spicy difficulty option for the full game, another feature that’s exclusive to the deluxe edition for Nintendo Switch. Blow that Whistle and call up the Pikmin squad today!

Nintendo eShop sales:

Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

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 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, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. 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/.

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. 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 system 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 Nintendo Switch, Wii U, Wii, New Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 2DS 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 http://www.nintendo.com/switch, http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu or http://www.nintendo.com/3ds.

Note to editors: Nintendo press materials are available at http://press.nintendo.com, a password-protected site. To obtain a login, please register on the site.


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