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Nintendo Download: Three Hopes for Fódlan’s Future

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REDMOND, Wash., June 23, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following content:

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Pokémon Snap will be available starting June 24 for players with a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership. (Photo: Business Wire)

  • Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack

    • Pokémon Snap – Travel to Pokémon Island and take the best possible photos of over 60 different Pokémon when the classic Nintendo 64 game Pokémon Snap zooms in on Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 64 – Nintendo Switch Online library. On your Pokémon safari you’ll visit many types of climates and environments across the island, along with secret activities and hidden passages to discover. Professor Oak will judge your pictures based on size, pose, technique and number of Pokémon captured – so start practicing if you want to snap the perfect shot! Pokémon Snap will be available starting June 24 for players with a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership.

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch

    • Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes – Take on the role of a mercenary on a quest for answers, and join Edelgard, Dimitri, Claude and other Fire Emblem: Three Houses characters in real-time battles that blend the strategy of the Fire Emblem series with action-packed Warriors-style gameplay. Align with one of the three leaders, build an army, forge relationships between characters and experience epic combat as you fight to shape Fódlan’s destiny. The house you choose will bring you through one of three dramatic stories, each with a different outcome – so choose wisely! The Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Houses game will be available on June 24, and a free demo is available right now in Nintendo eShop.

    • Sonic Origins – Relive the classic collected adventures of Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles and Sonic CD in the newly remastered Sonic Origins and Sonic Origins Digital Deluxe Edition! From the iconic Green Hill Zone to the treacherous Death Egg Robot, you’ll speed down memory lane to thwart the sinister plans of Doctor Robotnik in polished high definition. This latest version includes new areas to explore, exclusive animations and a new Anniversary mode!

    • Capcom Fighting Collection – Get ready to experience 10 of Capcom’s most popular arcade games in one epic collection! Capcom Fighting Collection includes a variety of titles from iconic series such as Street Fighter, Darkstalkers, Cyberbots and the first home console port of Red Earth! All titles included also support online play.* This is the perfect collection for both arcade veterans who remember the titles and those who want to get into them for the first time! Capcom Fighting Collection will be available on June 24.

    • ElecHead – Created by a one-person development team and prototyped as part of a school contest, ElecHead is a clever and challenging 2D puzzle-platformer that will spark your imagination. You play as Elec, a small robot on a mission to bring back light to the world. When Elec touches walls, floors, platforms and switches, he activates them by making electricity run through them. He can also detach and throw his head to trigger things remotely, but be careful: If he doesn’t get his head back within 10 seconds, he’ll shut down. Elec will have to use his head, literally and figuratively, to find a way out of this trap-ridden facility.

    • AI: THE SOMNIUM FILES – nirvanA Initiative – Special Agents Mizuki and Ryuki, along with their AI partners Aiba and Tama, are tasked to solve bizarre serial killings while unveiling the mysterious plot known only as the Nirvana Initiative. In the "Investigation" parts of the game, you’ll examine crime scenes and listen to testimonies. In the "Somnium" sections, you’ll enter the dream worlds of suspects and key witnesses. Moving back and forth between the two parts, you can obtain the clues that will help you solve the case. AI: THE SOMNIUM FILES – nirvanA Initiative will be available on June 24.

Activities:

  • Overwatch 2: Watchpoint PackOverwatch 2 is releasing on Oct. 4 as an always-on, free-to-play experience! Team up with friends on all platforms and enjoy the reimagined 5-v-5 gameplay featuring new content rolling out seasonally. Daily challenges and frequent updates mean there’s always something exciting to check out. Get a head start with the Overwatch 2: Watchpoint Pack – purchase to receive content granted at the release of Overwatch 2 in October, including Premium Battle Pass: Season 1, two Overwatch 2 Legendary Hero Skins and 2000 Overwatch 2 Virtual Currency. Purchasing Overwatch 2: Watchpoint Pack also lets you immediately receive and play Overwatch: Legendary Edition, including five Legendary Skins and five Epic Skins. Now those are some fireworks!

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, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass DLC, Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion 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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