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Nintendo Download: Pokémon Heads to Aeos Island for an All New Battle!

July 22, 2021 GMT
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Pokémon UNITE is free-to-start, with optional in-game purchases available. (Graphic: Business Wire)
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Pokémon UNITE is free-to-start, with optional in-game purchases available. (Graphic: Business Wire)

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 22, 2021--

This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following content:

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Pokémon UNITE is free-to-start, with optional in-game purchases available. (Graphic: Business Wire)

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • Pokémon UNITE – Get ready for the first Pokémon five-on-five strategic team battle game. Face off against other players in Unite battles, where you’ll cooperate with teammates, defeat wild Pokémon, level up, evolve your Pokémon, and work to prevent the opposing team from scoring points! Pokémon UNITE is free-to-start, with optional in-game purchases available.
    • The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles – Immerse yourself in the dramatic yet charming world of evidence gathering and courtroom battles with this double-pack of adventures. Set in late 19 th century Japan and England, each title features five murder-mystery episodes filled with all the drama, laughs, twists and “turnabouts” you’ve come to expect from the legally labyrinthine legacy of Ace Attorney. Join the rookie attorney Ryunosuke Naruhodo, ancestor of Phoenix Wright, as he attempts to uncover the secrets behind an international criminal conspiracy, while tackling a series of tricky trials along the way. The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles will be available on July 27.
    • Last Stop – Experience an adventure set in present-day London, where you play as three separate characters whose worlds collide in the midst of a supernatural crisis. The game tells three interconnected tales featuring three playable main characters: Donna, John and Meena. Walk in their shoes and discover where their individual stories lead.
    • NEO: The World Ends with You – A long-awaited new story in The World Ends with You series has arrived. The leader of the Wicked Twisters, Rindo, comes to the grim realization that his life is on the line when he is forced to compete in the so-called “Reapers’ Game.” There’s no telling how this tale will unfold – but it’s up to you to find out! Put your psychic prowess to the test as you duke it out on the stylishly animated 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 depicted in the first game of the SAMURAI WARRIORS franchise. With evolved visuals, additional WARRIORS officers and evolved actions, an even deeper drama set in the warring states is depicted. SAMURAI WARRIORS 5 focuses on the lives of officers Nobunaga Oda and Mitsuhide Akechi, boldly depicting the era spanning from the end of the Ōnin War to the Incident at Honnōji. Explore the beginning of a new series, in which the stories and characters from the traditional SAMURAI WARRIORS have been revamped. SAMURAI WARRIORS 5 will be available on July 27.
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online
    • Claymates – Take on the role of Clayton, son of Professor Putty. Your father has made a breakthrough, and with the serum he’s created, living creatures can be turned into clay! You will face many dangers, but you have the ability to transform into five different animals. You’ll need them all to run, jump, fly, swim and climb your way past the obstacles in your path! Claymates will be available on July 28.
    • Jelly Boy – In this platforming game originally released exclusively in Europe in 1995, you are Jelly Boy, candy given the spark of life by the power of lightning. You’ve come to life knowing one thing: You have to escape the candy factory. To get out, you’ll need to collect puzzle pieces and survive the enemy heavies trying to stop you. You’re sure to need all your wits, skills and shape-changing powers to make it through this wacky adventure. Jelly Boy will be available on July 28.
    • Bombuzal – Strategically detonate every bomb in each level while leaving yourself a safe place to stand when the dust settles. In this puzzle game, you’ll have to be quick, because time is short. Just make sure you remember to take the size of each explosion into account, or it could blow a hole in all your careful planning. Good luck, and have a blast! Bombuzal will be available on July 28.

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Demos:

  • Feeling Trapped? Need Somewhere To Vent? – Prepare your spaceship for departure, but beware! One or more random players among the Crew are planning your destruction. Sus out Impostors in the full version of the Among Us game for the Nintendo Switch system, available for Nintendo Switch Online members to try until July 27 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Among Us will also be available to purchase for 30% off until Aug. 1 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Best of luck pretending to do your tasks, “Crewmate.”

Nintendo eShop sales:

Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

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, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. 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/.

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 3DS players who register a Nintendo Network ID 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 http://support.nintendo.com/.

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