Nintendo News: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems

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


  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U

    • Pokkén
      Tournament
      – Battle Pokémon like never before in new
      action-packed arena fights. Perform vivid Pokémon moves using an
      intuitive fighting system and unleash devastating attacks upon
      your opponent to become the Pokkén Tournament champion! Pokkén
      Tournament
      will be available on March 18.
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

    • Mario
      & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
      – Mario,
      Sonic and their friends head to the ultimate training grounds for
      the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the streets of Rio de Janeiro! Train
      with Mario or Sonic in their own stories, then test your skills in
      14 events. Soar high in BMX, blaze over 110m Hurdles, perfect your
      swing in Golf and field a team in Brazil’s favorite sport:
      Football (soccer)! Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
      will be available on March 18.
  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

    • Mutant Mudds Super Challenge – Renegade Kid’s
      beloved dimension-defying platformer is back with a new game – Mutant
      Mudds Super Challenge
      – featuring a host of exciting, fresh
      platforming challenges and boss fights. The game supports
      cross-buy for Nintendo
      3DS
      and Wii
      U
      , and offers a 15 percent Loyalty Discount for the first 30
      days if you purchased the original Mutant Mudds game or
      downloaded the Nindies@Home Preview demo of Mutant Mudds Super
      Challenge
      .
  • Virtual Console on Wii U

    • DIG
      DUG II
      – Dig Dug has decided to take a vacation on a
      remote island, but the Pooka and Fygar won’t give him the chance
      to rest! In each round, clear out enemies by inflating them until
      they burst or digging up traps for them to fall into. But be
      careful that you don’t get too close to their attacks or fall into
      your own traps.
    • City
      Connection
      City Connection is an NES action
      game in which you control a getaway car after stealing cans of
      paint. Drive on highways, avoid obstacles and ram into police cars
      to make a clean escape.

Nintendo eShop sales:

New DLC:

  • Fire Emblem Fates – New DLC MapRoyal Royale,
    a new map in the Fire Emblem Fates games, is now available to
    download in the game for only $2.49.
  • Fire Emblem Fates – Map Pack 1 – As a reminder,
    anyone who owns either Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright or Fire
    Emblem Fates: Conquest
    can purchase Map Pack 1 for $17.99 to get
    access to 11 DLC maps plus bonus content as it is released weekly
    through April 21. Map Pack 1 content is priced at more than $24 when
    purchased individually.

Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

  • New themes this week include:

    • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess: Light &
      Twilight

Also new this week:

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 the Nintendo eShop on the Wii
U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, the Nintendo DSi
Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and the Wii Shop Channel
for the Wii console.

The 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 the Nintendo
eShop on either Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be
used in either Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single
Nintendo Network account.

The Wii Shop Channel offers games and applications and uses Wii Points,
which can be purchased via the Wii Shop Channel. The Nintendo DSi Shop
offers games and applications and uses Nintendo DSi Points,
which can be purchased in the Nintendo DSi Shop.

Remember that Wii U, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 2DS
and Nintendo DSi feature parental controls that let adults manage some
of the content their children can access. For more information about
this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu
or http://www.nintendo.com/3ds.

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site.

Contacts

Golin
Eddie Garcia, 213-335-5536
egarcia@golin.com
or
Rich
George, 415-318-4342
rgeorge@golin.com