Nintendo Download: F-Zero X Comes to Nintendo Switch

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


  • Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack

    • F-Zero X – Compete with racers from every corner of the galaxy when the Nintendo 64 game F-Zero X double-tap dives onto Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 64 – Nintendo Switch Online library. Pull up to the starting line in 30 customizable machines for a futuristic blast from the past. Feeling competitive? You can challenge up to three friends in VS Battle, locally or online, at speeds so fast even Captain Falcon will be put through the paces. F-Zero X will be available starting March 11 for players with a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership.
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch

    • Chocobo GP – Get ready for a new racing experience exclusive for Nintendo Switch! Race as familiar FINAL FANTASY characters like Chocobo and Gilgamesh using special character abilities and Magicites to speed past the competition. Engine customization options will also be available, as well as local and online multiplayer. Up to 64 players can compete in a bracket-style tournament to determine the racing champion!
    • Aztech Forgotten Gods – If you’re looking for a grand adventure inspired by Aztec mythology, look no further than Aztech Forgotten Gods from Mexican studio Lienzo. Gain powerful arm upgrades, traverse different areas within an advanced Mesoamerican metropolis and encounter all sorts of characters to uncover ancient secrets.
    • Phantom Breaker: Omnia – In this massive update to the 2D anime fighter Phantom Breaker: Extra, a mysterious man named Phantom works from the shadows in Tokyo to lure powerful fighters driven by strong desires into perpetual battle against one another. In order to make their wishes come true, these “Duelists” must wield their weapons known as F.A.s (Fu-mension Artifacts) and defeat their opponents. As their intense clashes shake the fabric of space-time itself, questions abound. Phantom Breaker: Omnia will be available on March 15.
    • .hack//G.U. Last Recode – Log back into the .hack//G.U., an exciting action-RPG series that is now on Nintendo Switch! This collection includes all 4 .hack//G.U. titles (Rebirth, Reminisce, Redemption and Reconnection) in one integrated experience. Immerse yourself in “The World,” a VRMMORPG filled with monsters, magic and chaos. Journey to the mysterious online world of .hack and experience an RPG like never before! .hack//G.U. Last Recode will be available on March 11.
    • The Cruel King and the Great Hero – Join an intrepid girl on her many adventures as she strives to become a hero with the help of her mighty dragon protector. Along the way, meet new friends, collect items and help folks from all walks of life! Discover a heartwarming tale of kindness, companionship and family in a gorgeous hand-drawn world. The Cruel King and the Great Hero will be available on March 15.
    • GRAND MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE WONDERLANDSGRAND MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE: WONDERLANDS lets you freely explore entire ski resorts and the surrounding mountains. Unlock ski lifts and reach new areas by competing in challenges, or enjoy the scenery while you find your own path down the mountains. Fancy having fun with your friends? Go on and play in local multiplayer up to four players. The choice is yours!
  • Digital Spotlight

    • MiitopiaSpring is in the air, and what better time for a new Nintendo Switch adventure than spring break? Cast your friends, family or anyone you choose in a comedy-filled quest to bring down the face-stealing Dark Lord! In Miitopia, you can create and customize Mii characters, assign them roles and watch them come to life. Laugh along as your best friend and dear old grandma team up in the fantasy adventure of a lifetime. With customization options as endless as your imagination, this journey may be just the game you need to put a spring in your step.

Game Trials:

  • RISE to the Occasion – In MONSTER HUNTER RISE, you’ll explore lush ecosystems and battle ferocious monsters to become the ultimate hunter in the ninja-inspired land of Kamura Village. Join the hunt alongside your trusty Palamute or Palico companion and roam the fields to topple foes in gripping encounters, then use your rewards to craft a huge variety of weapons and armor. From March 11 at 10 a.m. PT to March 17 at 11:59 p.m. PT, Nintendo Switch Online and Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack members can fend off the Rampage that threatens Kamura Village and try the full game for free!* Your save data for the Game Trial is not deleted when the trial ends, so you can also pick up where you left off if you purchase the game later.

Nintendo Mobile:

  • Mii Characters Enter the Race in Mario Kart Tour – Suit up and race as Mii characters with the Mii Tour, the latest limited-time event in the Mario Kart Tour mobile game, happening now. There’s a lot to do when creating, sharing and racing with Mii characters. Have a hopping good time with the newly added course Wii Mushroom Gorge and its R and T variants. Also, look for drivers like Peach (Explorer), Toadette (Explorer), Builder Mario and Builder Luigi in the pipes. The Mii Tour runs from until 10:59 p.m. PT on March 22.

Nintendo eShop sales:

Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

* Any 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 and Pokémon Legends: Arceus. 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/.

With a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership, players get access to even more benefits, including a library of Nintendo 64 games with newly added online play for up to four players (additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode; sold separately), Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise DLC and retro SEGA Genesis games.

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.

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 Switch players who register a Nintendo Account 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 https://support.nintendo.com/.

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Justin Aclin

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