Nintendo Download: Kirby, a Dark Dungeon, Lost Memories… and More Kirby!

Nintendo Download: Kirby, a Dark Dungeon, Lost Memories… and More Kirby!

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

The LOST SPHEAR game launches on Jan. 23. (Photo: Business Wire)The LOST SPHEAR game launches on Jan. 23. (Photo: Business Wire)
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • LOST SPHEAR – The adventure of LOST SPHEAR begins in a remote town of Elgarthe, where a young boy, Kanata, awakens from a devastating dream to find his hometown disappearing. To stop the world from disappearing forever, Kanata and his comrades set out to rebuild the world, mustering different Memory and crafting the world around them. The LOST SPHEAR game launches on Jan. 23.
    • Darkest Dungeon – Darkest Dungeon is a challenging, gothic roguelike turn-based RPG about the psychological stresses of adventuring. Recruit, train and lead a team of flawed heroes against unimaginable horrors, stress, famine, disease and the ever-encroaching dark. Can you keep your heroes together when all hope is lost?
    Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • Kirby Battle Royale – Kirby is entering a tournament against his toughest rival yet … himself! One to four players can fight in local or online battles (additional games and accessories required; sold separately). Pick from more than 10 abilities and 10 battle types to compete in countless matchups. Hoard treasure in Ore Express, knock out opponents in Slam Hockey and shoot missiles in Robo Bonkers. There’s a single-player story mode, too! The Kirby Battle Royale game launches on Jan. 19. A free demo version of the game is available now for download in Nintendo eShop. Game in 2D.

    Nintendo eShop sales:

    • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U

      New DLC:

      • Expansion Pass: New Quests Pack 1
      • Passion of the Artisan (Quest available in Chapter 2)
      • M.I.A. Nopon (Quest available in Chapter 3)
      • Industrial Sort of Tour (Quest available in Chapter 5)
      • Midnight Feasting (Quest available in Chapter 7)
      • The Lone Watchman (Quest available in Chapter 10)
      • Expansion Pass: Helpful Items Pack 3
      • Driver Essentials Set 2: Rare Core Crystal x10, Legendary Core Crystal x1, Overdrive Protocol x1
      • Tora’s Favorite Thing: Juicy Samod x3
      • Poppi α’s Favorite Thing: Fizz Juice x3
      • Charming Driver Gear: Auto-Balancer x1

      Buy the Expansion Pass to gain access to new content, including the above packs and a new story in Fall 2018! To learn more, visit the official Xenoblade Chronicles 2 site. read more

Nintendo News: Nintendo Switch Tops December U.S. Sales as Nintendo 3DS Posts its Best Sales Month Since December 2014

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Nintendo Switch sold more units in December than any other video game system, according to the NPD Group, which tracks video game sales in the United States. Holiday shoppers purchased 1.5 million Nintendo Switch systems during the five-week reporting period of December, which is a critical month for the video game industry. Since its launch 10 months ago, Nintendo Switch has sold more than 4.8 million units, making it the fastest-selling home console in U.S. history. read more