Nintendo eShop Update Week 31

This week’s full Japanese Nintendo eShop update with new releases, preloads, demos, downloadable content, sales, rankings, and more!

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One of the highlights of this week is the FAIRY TAIL RPG from Atelier developers Gust which features 16 playable characters and an original episode, although the Japanese release is expensively priced (8,580 yen) and doesn’t support English.

Also scheduled for release in this packed this week is the otome visual novel game E School Life where the aim is to fall in love at your new school, the Edo period visual novel Hakuoki Shinkai Ginsei no Shou, the latest Root adventure Root Film, the SAMURAI SPIRITS NEOGEO COLLECTION which includes six NEOGEO titles as well as one mysterious unreleased game, Nippon Ichi Software’s horror game Yoru、Tomosu, and many more.

As well as a ton of new preloads, there are three new demos available with the rhythm game MAD RAT DEAD from Nippon Ichi Software, the visual novel game OZMAFIA!!-vivace- from Dramatic Create, and Kairosoft’s manga artist simulation game The Manga Works.

Purchase your eShop cards here and find out how to play Japanese Switch games here. Check out the full Schedule here for a comprehensive list of all announced Switch games for Japan. The full list of titles are listed below along with select sales and download rankings…

Available this week

Adam’s Venture: Origins (Soedesco) ¥2,700 (🇬🇧) – available July 30

Ageless

Ageless (Team17) ¥1,499 (🇬🇧) – available July 30

Aggelos (Arc System Works) ¥1,540 (🇬🇧) – available July 30

Air Missions: HIND (Pikii) ¥2,750 (🇬🇧) – available July 30

E School Life (Entergram) ¥6,050 (🇯🇵) – available July 30

FAIRY TAIL (Koei Tecmo Games) ¥8,580 (🇯🇵) – available July 30

FAIRY TAIL Digital Deluxe (Koei Tecmo Games) ¥10,780 (🇯🇵) – available July 30

Hakuoki Shinkai Ginsei no Shou (Idea Factory) ¥7,150 (🇯🇵) – available July 30

Hoshi wo Maru Hito

Hoshi wo Maru Hito (City Connection) ¥990 (🇯🇵) – available July 30

Hotel Sowls (CFK) ¥880 (🇬🇧) – available July 30

Kingdom Rush (Ironhide Game Studio) ¥980 (🇬🇧) – available July 30

Monstrum (Soedesco) ¥2,700 (🇬🇧) – available July 30

The Mummy Demastered

The Mummy Demastered (Oizumi Amuzio) ¥2,500 (🇬🇧) – available July 30

Mushroom Heroes (eastasiasoft) ¥700 (🇬🇧) – available July 30

Neverending Nightmares (PLAYISM) ¥1,480 (🇬🇧) – available July 30

Root Film (Kadokawa Games) ¥7,480 (🇯🇵) – available July 30

SAMURAI SPIRITS NEOGEO COLLECTION (SNK) ¥4,980 (🇬🇧) – available July 30

Spiral Memoria

Spiral Memoria~Watashi to Deau Natsu~ (Digimerce) ¥3,000 (🇬🇧) – available July 30

Yoru、Tomosu (Nippon Ichi Software) ¥7,678 (🇯🇵) – available July 30

Arcade Archives BurgerTime (Hamster) ¥838 (🇬🇧) – available July 30

G-MODE Archives 09 Flyhight Cloudia 2

G-MODE Archives 09 Flyhight Cloudia 2 (G-MODE) ¥500 (🇯🇵) – available July 30

Available to preload

Alphadia Genesis

Alphadia Genesis (KEMCO) ¥1,320 (🇬🇧) – available August 6

Cruel Bands Career

Cruel Bands Career (indienova) ¥399 (🇬🇧) – available August 6

Drink More Glurp

Drink More Glurp (Yogscast) ¥1,010 (🇬🇧) – available August 6

Home Sheep Home: Farmageddon Party Edition

Hitsuji no Shaun Home Sheep Home :UFO Fever!Party-ban (Greenlight Games) ¥380 (🇬🇧) – available August 6

LA-MULANA

LA-MULANA (PLAYISM) ¥1,480 (🇯🇵) – available August 6

Lines XL

Lines XL (Hook) ¥299 (🇬🇧) – available August 21

Metaloid: Origin

Metaloid: Origin (eastasiasoft) ¥700 (🇬🇧) – available August 6

No Straight Roads

No Straight Roads (Game Source Entertainment) ¥5,380 (🇬🇧) – available August 27

Outbuddies DX

Outbuddies DX (Chorus Worldwide) ¥2,200 (🇬🇧) – available August 20

OZMAFIA!!-vivace-

OZMAFIA!!-vivace- (Dramatic Create) ¥7,590 (🇯🇵) – available August 27

Shinobi、Koi Utsutsu for Nintendo Switch

Shinobi、Koi Utsutsu for Nintendo Switch (Idea Factory) ¥7,480 (🇯🇵) – available August 27

Swimsanity!

Swimsanity! (Decoy Games) ¥2,640 (🇬🇧) – available August 6

Downloadable content

Touhou Arrange Pack 4

Groove Coaster Wai Wai Party!!!!:Touhou Arrange Pack 4 (Taito) ¥1,650 (🇬🇧) – available July 30

Playable demos

MAD RAT DEAD (Nippon Ichi Software) ¥0 (🇯🇵) – available July 30

Manga Ipponmichi (Kairosoft) ¥0 (🇬🇧) – available July 30

OZMAFIA!!-vivace- (Dramatic Create) ¥0 (🇯🇵) – available July 30

Sales highlights

Dragon Ball FighterZ (BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment) ¥7,480→ ¥3,740 (🇬🇧) – ends August 12

Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete S (SQUARE ENIX) ¥8,778 → ¥4,999 (🇯🇵) – ends August 11

Ninja JaJaMaru Collection (City Connection) ¥3,980 → ¥3,184 (🇬🇧) – ends August 14

POKKÉN TOURNAMENT DX (Pokémon) ¥6,578 → ¥4,604 (🇬🇧) – ends August 9

Super Dragon Ball Heroes World Mission (BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment) ¥7,480 → ¥3,740 (🇯🇵) – ends August 12

Download ranking

  1. Club House Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (Nintendo)
  2. Paper Mario: The Origami King (Nintendo)
  3. Moto Rush GT (Baltoro Games)
  4. Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo)
  5. eBASEBALL Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2020 (Konami)
  6. CARRION (Devolver Digital)
  7. Catch ‘Em! Goldfish Scooping (D3 Publisher)
  8. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo)
  9. Overcooked! 2 (Team17)
  10. Human: Fall Flat (Teyon Japan)

Notes: (🇬🇧) denotes English language support/(🇯🇵) denotes no English language support