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- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
- Pokémon UNITE – Get ready for the first Pokémon five-on-five strategy team fighting game. Face off against other players in Unite Battles, where you’ll cooperate with your teammates, defeat wild Pokémon, level up, evolve your Pokémon, and work to prevent the opposing team from scoring points! Pokémon UNITE is free, with optional in-game purchases available.
- The Chronicles of the Grand As prosecutor – Immerse yourself in the dramatic yet charming world of evidence-gathering and courtroom battles with this double pack of adventures. Located at the end of the 19e century in Japan and England, each title features five murder mystery episodes filled with all the drama, laughs, twists and turns you’d expect from the legally labyrinthine legacy of As Lawyer. Join rookie lawyer Ryunosuke Naruhodo, ancestor of Phoenix Wright, as he attempts to uncover the secrets of an international criminal conspiracy, while tackling a series of delicate trials along the way. The Chronicles of the Grand As prosecutor will be available on July 27.
- Last stop – Experience an adventure set in today’s London, where you play as three distinct characters whose worlds collide in the midst of a supernatural crisis. The game tells three interconnected stories featuring three main playable characters: Donna, John, and Meena. Step into their shoes and find out where their individual stories lead.
- NEO: The world ends with you – A long awaited new story in The world ends with you the series has arrived. The leader of the Wicked Twisters, Rindo, realizes his life is on the line when he is forced to participate in the so-called “Reapers Game.” We don’t know how this story will play out, but it’s up to you to find out! Put your psychic prowess to the test as you take on the elegantly bustling streets of Shibuya. NEO: The world ends with you will be available on July 27.
- SAMURAI WARRIORS 5 – A new installment in this tactical action series takes you back to the historical period described in the first game of the SAMURAI WARRIORS franchise. With evolved visuals, Warriors officers and actions evolved, an even deeper drama unfolding in warring states is depicted. SAMURAI WARRIORS 5 focuses on the lives of officers Nobunaga Oda and Mitsuhide Akechi, boldly depicting the era from the end of the Ōnin war to the Honnōji incident. Explore the start of a new series, in which the stories and characters of the lore SAMURAI WARRIORS have been redesigned. SAMURAI WARRIORS 5 will be available on July 27.
- Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online
- Claymates – Play as Clayton, son of Professor Putty. Your father has made a breakthrough, and with the serum he created, living creatures can be turned into clay! You will face many dangers, but you have the opportunity to transform into five different animals. You will need it to run, jump, fly, swim and overcome obstacles on your way! Claymates will be available on July 28.
- Jelly boy – In this platform game initially released exclusively in Europe in 1995, you play as Jelly Boy, a candy that gives the spark of life thanks to the power of lightning. You came back to life knowing one thing: you must escape the candy factory. To get out you will have to collect puzzle pieces and survive the heavy enemies that are trying to stop you. You will definitely need all of your wits, skills, and transfiguration powers to get through this wacky adventure. Jelly boy will be available on July 28.
- Bombuzal – Strategically detonate all the bombs in each level while leaving yourself a safe place to stand when the dust settles. In this puzzle game, you have to be quick, because time is running out. Just be sure to factor in the size of each explosion, or it could put a dent in all of your careful planning. Good luck, and have fun! Bombuzal will be available on July 28.
- Do you feel trapped? Need a place to evacuate? – Prepare your spaceship for departure, but be careful! One or more random players among the crew plan your destruction. Sus out Impostors in the full version of Among us game for the Nintendo Switch console, available to Nintendo Switch Online members through July 27 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Among us will also be available for purchase at 30% off until August 1 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Good luck in pretending to do your chores, “Crewmate”.
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- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U
Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:
In addition to the video games available in retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new games every week to Nintendo eShop, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch family of consoles, the Wii U console, and the Nintendo 3DS family of consoles.
Nintendo Switch Online is a paid subscription service that allows members to team up or compete online in compatible Nintendo Switch games, such as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Luigi’s Mansion 3, Pokémon Sword and Pokemon Shield. Members also enjoy an organized library of classic NES and Super NES games, including Super Mario Bros 3, Super Metroid and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, among many others. To learn more about the benefits Nintendo Switch Online offers, to view subscription options, and to find out more about a seven-day free trial for new users, visit https://www.nintendo.com / switch / online-service /.
Nintendo eShop is a cash service that offers a wide variety of content, including new and classic games, apps and demos. Users can add money to their account balance by using a credit card or by purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at a retail store and entering the card code. All funds on a card must be loaded into Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch Family, Wii U, or Nintendo 3DS Family systems, but can be used in any Nintendo eShop if the consoles are linked to only one Nintendo Account.
Customers in the United States and Canada aged 18 and over 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 the device and on the Nintendo website. Once the accounts are linked, users can also use PayPal as a payment option when purchasing digital content for the Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family consoles from the Nintendo website.
My Nintendo members can earn Gold Points on qualifying digital purchases. Already have gold points? Redeem them for your next digital purchase of Nintendo Switch games and downloadable content from Nintendo eShop, or for discounts on select Nintendo 3DS and Wii U software. Visit https://my.nintendo.com/reward_categories for details .
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