REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#nintendoswitch–This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following content:
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
- Red Dead Redemption – When federal agents threaten his family, former outlaw John Marston is forced to hunt down the gang of criminals he once called friends. Experience Marston’s journey across the sprawling expanses of the American West and Mexico as he fights to bury his blood-stained past in this critically acclaimed adventure. Also included is Undead Nightmare, the groundbreaking horror story expansion that transforms the world of Red Dead Redemption into an apocalyptic fight for survival against a zombie horde. Featuring the complete single-player experiences of both games, Red Dead Redemption also includes bonus content from the Game of the Year Edition and more. Red Dead Redemption is available today.
- Quake II – Originally developed in 1997, Quake II is a first-person shooter that built on its predecessor by introducing a new science fiction narrative and setting. Experience the authentic, enhanced and complete version of Quake II, now with high-definition widescreen support, enhanced models and cinematics, improved enemy animations, the original heavy rock soundtrack and more. Quake II is available now.
- Bomb Rush Cyberfunk – Red is a graffiti writer who lost his head and instead has an AI robohead. In search of his roots, he joins the Bomb Rush Crew, Tryce and Bel, who are aiming to go All City. Together they discover who it was that cut off his head and how deeply Red’s human side is linked to the graffiti world. Bomb Rush Cyberfunk is available Aug 18.
- Chosen Legends Arrive in the Fire Emblem Heroes Game for Smart Devices! – Special versions of the top-ranking Heroes selected in the Choose Your Legends: Round 7 event have arrived in the Fire Emblem Heroes game as part of a 5★ summoning focus! Plus, there are new story maps in Book VII, Chapter 10: Light’s Fading – along with some limited-time quests, too. Please check the game for the full event schedule. Download the free-to-start Fire Emblem Heroes game* for smart devices to get in on the tactical fun! For more information, visit the official site: https://fire-emblem-heroes.com/en/.
Nintendo eShop sales on Nintendo Switch:
- Save Up to 30% On Multiplayer Games! – Party up with awesome deals on select multiplayer** games and DLC*** for the Nintendo Switch system! Get on these deals while you can— the sale ends Aug. 20 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Remember, you earn 5% in My Nintendo Gold Points**** for your purchases. You can then redeem your Gold Points toward the purchase of other eligible games, DLC, Nintendo Switch Online memberships and more. For more information and the full list of games available, visit https://www.nintendo.com/store/games/deals/.
- Maximum Games X Modus Games Publisher Sale – Save on great titles from Maximum Games and Modus Games! Get great deals on games like Afterimage, Teslagrad 2 and more! This sale ends Aug. 28 at 11:59 p.m. PT. For more information and to see the full list of games, visit https://www.nintendo.com/store/sales-and-deals/#maximus-games-x-modus-games.
Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:
- A Castle Full of Cats
- Aery – Flow of Time
- Airplane Race Simulator – 2 Player Game – Available Aug. 18
- Arcade Archives MAD SHARK
- Arcade Snake Go!
- Brave Bow Archer: Princess Rescue Simulator! – Available Aug. 22
- Candle Fire Run!
- Cat’s Cosmic Atlas – Available Aug. 18
- Chrome Wolf
- Die After Sunset
- Duck Race
- Embraced By Autumn – Available Aug. 18
- Forklift 2024 – The Simulation
- FRMaster – Formula Racing Simulator – Available Aug. 19
- Funny Jokes
- Hidden Shapes: Cat Realm + Trick or Cats
- Luck Breaker
- Marble It Up! Ultra
- Neko Journey – Available Aug. 18
- Quantum: Recharged
- Rescue Team 911 Simulator – Ambulance,Police, Firefighter – Available Aug. 19
- Sable’s Grimoire: Man And Elf – Available Aug. 18
- Satay Shop Tycoon
- SHINOBI NON GRATA
- Skateboard Drifting with Maxwell Cat: The Game Simulator – Available Aug. 19
- The Cosmic Wheel Sisterhood
- Vampire Survivors
- Virgo Versus The Zodiac – Available Aug. 23
- Vostok 2061
- Wizards Legacy – Nightmare Park Manager Simulator
- Wroom Wroom Puzzles
* Free-to-start; optional in-game purchases available. Persistent Internet and compatible smartphone required. Data charges may apply.
** Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately
*** Full version of the game required to use DLC for that game. Sold separately.
**** Gold Points are awarded based on the amount you pay (excluding tax and any points or discounts used) and have no cash value. A Nintendo Account is required to receive and redeem points. Terms apply. https://accounts.nintendo.com/term_point.
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.
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 Splatoon 3, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Nintendo Switch Sports. Members also enjoy a curated library of classic NES, Super NES and Game Boy games, including Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Metroid, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Kirby’s Dream Land, 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/.
With a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership, players get access to even more benefits, including a library of Nintendo 64 games with added online play for up to four players (additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode; sold separately), a library of select Game Boy Advance games, Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise DLC, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass DLC, Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion DLC (full version of game required to use DLC for that game; sold separately) 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.
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.
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. Visit https://my.nintendo.com/reward_categories for more details.
Remember that the Nintendo Switch features 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/.
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