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Nintendo Download: Summer Vacation


This week's Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:

Go Vacation will be available on July 27. (Photo: Business Wire)

Go Vacation will be available on July 27. (Photo: Business Wire)

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • Go
      – Welcome to Kawawii Island, a paradise
      resort where friends and family can enjoy 50+ co-op and
      competitive activities. There are all sorts of exciting ways to
      explore the island, from horseback to buggies, snowmobiles to
      in-line skates. And to add to the fun, up to four players can
      enjoy visiting and discovering every corner of the island
      together. Go Vacation will be available on July 27.
      (Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode. Sold
    • Banner
      Saga 3
      Banner Saga 3 is the dramatic final
      chapter in the mature, story-driven Viking RPG series, which has
      won more than 20 awards and has been nominated for four BAFTAs. As
      the world continues to crumble around you, who can you trust, how
      will you protect your allies and what choices will you make as the
      Darkness draws near?

New DLC:

  • Xenoblade
    Chronicles 2
    – New DLC is releasing for owners of the Xenoblade
    Chronicles 2
    Expansion Pass. Buy the Expansion Pass to gain access
    to titanic new content, including the Challenge Battle Mode as well as Xenoblade
    Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country
    , available this September.
    • Rare Blade 2 – Crossette
    • New Difficulty Options – Bringer of Chaos, Customize
    • New Quests Pack 4
      • Sunken Boosters
      • The Trendy Patissier
      • Artisanal Accessories
      • Hot Spring Bonanza
      • Mystery Launch Codes

    For full patch notes, please visit the Xenoblade
    Chronicles 2
    Nintendo Support site
    . Full version of the game
    is required to use DLC.

  • Kirby
    Star Allies
    - A free update comes to the Kirby Star
    game on July 27, which includes three Dream Friends from
    Kirby's past adventures. Daroach, leader of the notorious Squeak
    Squad, makes his debut as a playable character and brings some friends
    along. Dark Meta Knight makes a grand return as a playable character
    for the first time. Utilize his Mirror abilities to call upon
    devastating sword attacks, reflect back enemy projectiles, and create
    copies. Adeleine and Ribbon are back! Make Adeleine's paintings come
    to life or fly around with the help of Ribbon.

Nintendo eShop sales:


  • My Nintendo Presents Nindie Game Gold Point Rewards: Summer 2018
    – Beat the heat this summer with some cool Nindie games!
    As July heats up, My Nintendo users can exchange their Gold Points for
    some of the hottest indie games on Nintendo platforms. Click here
    for more information.

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 Nintendo eShop on the
Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family
of systems.

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 Nintendo Switch, 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 system 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.

Remember that Nintendo Switch, Wii U, Wii, New Nintendo 3DS, New
Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 2DS XL and Nintendo 2DS
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
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