Weekly Update:Persona 5 Scramble, Mario & Zelda VR, Super Mario Maker 2, Plus Much More News!

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● Atlus announced the Koei Tecmo Games developed Action RPG/ Musou game Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers for both Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. No release date was set.

● Nintendo updated both Super Mario Odyssey (pictured) and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to where both title are now compatible with the Nintendo Labo VR Goggles.

● Nintendo announced that Super Mario Maker 2 will release worldwide for Nintendo Switch on 28 June 2019 with early copies of the game coming with a Super Mario Maker stylus.

● Nintendo Co., Ltd. President Shuntaro Furukawa said there will be no new hardware announcement at E3 although Bloomberg report a Nintendo Switch Mini in late June and Nikkei this Summer.

Nintendo Switch hardware is now at 34.74 million units sold worldwide as of 31 March, officially taking it above Nintendo 64 hardware (which is at 32.93 million units).

● The Fire Emblem: Lost Hero event is now live in Dragalia Lost, adding the new Defensive Battles mode, and the (Fire Emblem) Heroes Marth, Fjorm, Veronica, and Alfonse.

● Nintendo announced closed beta for Mario Kart Tour for Android devices only in Japan and the United States from 22 May until 08 June. The game is still scheduled for a Summer release.

● Bandai Namco Entertainment announced a Doraemon Story of Seasons localisation for Fall, and Sega Games announced a Puyo Puyo Champions (Puyo Puyo eSports) localisation for 07 May.

● And in Splatfest results from Splatoon 2: Team Hare beat Team Tortoise 2-1 losing the Votes 56.21%-43.29% but winning both the Normal 52.11%-47.89% and Pro rules 50.61%-49.39%.

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