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Nintendo Download: The Droid Stares Back

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This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following content:

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STAR WARS Republic Commando will be available on April 6. (Graphic: Business Wire)

STAR WARS Republic Commando will be available on April 6. (Graphic: Business Wire)

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    • STAR WARS Republic Commando – Welcome to the Clone Wars. Chaos has erupted throughout the galaxy. As leader of an elite squad of Republic Commandos, your mission is to infiltrate, dominate and ultimately annihilate the enemy. Boss, Fixer, Scorch and Sev, better known as Delta Squad, are back on Nintendo Switch. Relive the legendary campaign as you battle a variety of highly intelligent and deadly enemies – from brutal Trandoshan mercenaries to the flying insectoid warriors of Geonosis. STAR WARS Republic Commando will be available on April 6.
    • Breathedge – Survive in outer space! Craft tools, pilot vehicles and even control space stations to survive and explore the wreckage. Breathedge is an ironic, outer space survival adventure game. Take on the role of a simple guy called the Man who is just carrying his grandpa’s ashes to a galactic funeral and suddenly finds himself in the middle of a universal conspiracy. Breathedge will be available on April 6.
    • Knockout City Cross-Play Beta – Brace yourself for outrageous fun and intense competition in a new take on team-based multiplayer games. Are you ready to throw, catch, pass, dodge and tackle your way to victory? Join the Cross-Play Beta from April 2 to April 4 ahead of the game’s launch on May 21. You’ll have a chance to dominate across a new map and get a feel for the arsenal of Special Balls at your disposal. Check out new playlists to take down rivals as a team or face off one vs. one for glory.

DLC:

  • In Space, No One Can Hear You Scheme – A free update has landed for Among Us, the winner of The Game Awards’ Best Multiplayer Game in 2020. The Airship is the latest and largest map, featuring new tasks, the ability to pick the room you start in, ladders and more. Play with 4-10 players online as you attempt to prepare your spaceship for departure. But beware – one or more random players among the Crew are Impostors!

Activities:

  • An Excillant Choice, My Liege You can unlock an endless array of exciting abilities with one of the many jobs on offer in the BRAVELY DEFAULT II game for Nintendo Switch. With so many jobs to obtain in-game, this quiz may help you get an idea about which job might match your personality. Anyone with a Nintendo Account can redeem this My Nintendo reward for free. Plus, two new Heroes of Light desktop wallpapers are available as well. Light up your screen with these artful displays to keep your adventurous spirit high! Visit https://my.nintendo.com/news/ to learn more.

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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 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 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 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 http://support.nintendo.com/.

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