This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following content:
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Hoa will be available on Aug. 24. (Graphic: Business Wire)
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
- Hoa – Experience the magic of nature and imagination as you guide Hoa on her journey through stunning environments back to where it all began. With a gentle yet compelling flow, you’ll navigate and solve exploration-based puzzles. Relax to the organic rhythm of subtle storytelling while being intrigued by endless little wonders. Enjoy a beautiful puzzle-platforming game that features breathtaking hand-painted art, lovely music and a peaceful atmosphere. Hoa will be available on Aug. 24.
- Arietta of Spirits – A charming adventure game with an emotion-filled narrative and fast paced combat, Arietta of Spirits tells the story of a family visiting their grandmother’s cabin for the first time after she passed away. However, the family trip takes an unexpected turn when Arietta meets a new friend and gains the ability to see strange spirits. Explore a mysterious island, meet fascinating characters, discover deep lore and fight a wide range of enemies. Arietta of Spirits will be available on Aug. 20.
- King’s Bounty II – This long-awaited RPG expands on the legendary King’s Bounty franchise with an epic new story, as well as new factions, enemies and features. Recruit, develop and command your personal army on a non-linear adventure of betrayal, sacrifice and survival. Fight for your own future, outsmart enemies in unique turn-based combat, make difficult decisions and experience the intensity of one of the classic sagas in an exciting new way. King’s Bounty II will be available on Aug. 24.
- Unite, Fight and Survive With a Free* Test Drive! – Minecraft Dungeons Hero Edition sends you and up to three of your friends through action-packed, treasure-stuffed dungeons on a quest to take down the evil Arch-Illager. Personalize your character, then fight up close with melee attacks, play it safe with ranged attacks or suit up in heavy armor and plow through mobs as a tank! Until 11:59 p.m. PT on Aug. 24, Nintendo Switch Online members will be able to try out the full game for free.
- Today … There Is Quite a Bit To Report – Here, here! Gather round all ye fans of the Fire Emblem Heroes game* for smart devices. Let’s have three cheers for the latest Heroes who were selected in the Choose Your Legends: Round 5 event. Congratulations are due to Gatekeeper: Nothing to Report, Marth: Prince of Light, Marianne: Serene Adherent, Eirika: Pledged Restorer and Pelleas: Ashnard’s Orphan. These brave victors will now appear in the New Heroes: Keepers of Faith summoning event thanks to your vote of confidence! You’ll also find new story maps in Book V, Chapter 10: Howling Descent, as well as limited-time quests and a Log-In Bonus that’ll let you obtain up to 13 Orbs. For more details on all the latest updates to Fire Emblem Heroes, be sure to check out the Feh Channel: Choose Your Legends 2021 Edition video here!
Nintendo eShop sales:
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U
- Great deals this week! Check out the full list of deals available this week at https://www.nintendo.com/games/sales-and-deals.
Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:
- Adventure Field 4 – Available Aug. 20
- Arcade Archives KURIKINTON
- Chess Gambit
- City Driving Simulator 2 – Available Aug. 20
- Dungeon’s Hell
- Faraday Protocol
- Heart Chain Kitty – Available Aug. 20
- Links Puzzle
- Mayhem Brawler
- Metal Commando
- Monster Train First Class
- Murder Mystery Machine – Available Aug. 25
- Pixel Game Maker Series BURAIGUN GALAXY STORM
- Rush Rally Origins
- Sakura Succubus 4
- Space Scavenger – Available Aug. 20
- Stay Safe
- Thea 2: The Shattering
- Tomb Sweeper
- Ultimate Bumper Cars: Dodgems – Available Aug. 20
- Where’s Samantha?
- World Soccer Strikers ’91
- Wrestledunk Sports – Available Aug. 20
- Zombo Buster Advance
* Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch-online
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, 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 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.
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