Friday Update：Super Mario 35th Anniversary Collection Launches, Plus More News！
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● UNIQLO’s Super Mario 35th Anniversary collection is also available in Japan today. Check out the full range of mens and kids T-shirts, kids steteco, and the trailer for the collection here.
● Super Smash Bros. Ultimate saw the Super Smash Bros. Brawl “Brawl Veterans Represent!” tournament begin. Check out the full list of rules, available fighters, items, and stages at this post.
● Sticky Rice Games announced both a digital Construction Simulator 3 – Console Edition and physical Construction Simulator 2+3 Switch Edition for release on Switch in Japan in late 2020.
● Square-Enix announced that Dragon Quest X Online‘s Version 5.2 update will be at least a month late, and likely won’t be ready before the end of May. The physical release of Versions 1-5 on May 14 is still on course.
● Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order will be updated to Version 4.0.1 shortly fixing bugs where the Deadpool costume cannot be obtained, an insufficient ability orb, and an inability to continue in Infinity Trials.
● PLAYISM say they will be making announcements regarding the domestic releases of both Giraffe and Annika and La-Mulana 1+2 soon.
● The Animal Crossing: New Horizons series of Switch accessories will be available again once stock sells out as are being continuously produced. Max Games will also be releasing their line of Switch accessories on April 17. Images for both here and here.
● The Wild Area Event in Pokémon Sword & Shield saw Baby Pokémon such as Pichu, Ditto, Togepi, Riolou, Munchlax, and more appear more frequently in Max Raid Battles.
● Minecraft added the free Spring-a-majigm map to download from the Minecraft Marketplace in-game.
● And check out a Weekly Famitsu magazine advert for the Pokémon Sword & Shield Expansion Pass here.
● Level-5 are doling a “Let’s play at home!” campaign on the Japanese Switch eShop from April 17 with Yo-kai Watch 4++ available for just ¥3,000. Check out the full list of games here.
● Goonya Fighter updated to Version 1.1.2 adding the “Be one with the Joy-Con! Controller Motion Battle!!” battle and two more posts of DLC.
● Raw Fury announced they are publishing Atomicrops for consoles on May 28, although Japanese language support is reported omitted. Launch date trailer posted here.
● Animal Crossing: New Horizons once again topped the Japanese Switch eShop charts which also saw new entries for both Kotoba no Puzzle Mojipittan Encore and Panzer Dragoon：Remake. Check out the full top 10 for both Switch and 3DS here.
● Dragalia Lost will see the facility event revival, The Hunt for Harmony, return on April 13.
● Fire Emblem Heroes saw Summoning Focus: New Power (featuring Eirika: Anamnesis Lady, Gunter: Inveterate Soldier, and Gaius: Candy Stealer), Grand Hero Battle Revival – Delthea: Tatarrah’s Puppet, and Mjölnir’s Strike: Shield phase all begin. The 5★ Resplendent Hero Azura: Lady of the Lake is also available for Feh Pass subscribers with Eliwood: Knight of Lycia coming next.
● Super Mario Run saw the return of the Friendly Run Event where you receive Rally Tickets whether you win or lose at playing Friendly Run.
● Nintendo Co., Ltd. (7974.T) stock increased today by +640 (1.46%) in Japan to close trading for the week at 44,370.00 JPY – their new highest level of 2020!
● Six “Adult Love Theater” videos for Catherine Full Body for Nintendo Switch here.
● A lengthy Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX video featuring Gengar, Ekans, and Medicham here.
● Another commercial style promo video for Bokuhime PROJECT here.
● A promo video for Kotoba no Puzzle Mojipittan Encore featuring QuizKnock here.
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