Nintendo eShop Update Week 40

This week’s line-up of Nintendo eShop games coming to Japan including Super Mario Bros. 35 for Nintendo Switch Online members!

Available this week

Ys Origin

Ys Origin
¥2,160 (🇬🇧)
October 1, 2020

The classic action RPG Ys Origin is finally here! You need to banish all evil from the land of your ancestors with three playable characters at your disposal, a blood level option, plus four game modes to discover (Story, Time Attack, Arena, and Speedrun).


¥2,000 (🇬🇧)
October 1, 2020

The popular indie turn-based gunfighting RPG is finally coming to Switch. Orangeblood features beautiful pixel art, an excellent soundtrack, and even better gameplay. Players control four cute Asian girls to take down evil gang members and killer robots!

Mercenaries Blaze: Dawn of the Twin Dragons

Mercenaries Blaze: Dawn of the Twin Dragons
Rideon Japan
¥2,200 (🇯🇵)
October 1, 2020

The tactical simulation RPG is the latest entry in the Mercenaries Saga series and features 3D battle maps for the very first time allowing players to change the camera angle at will. Also added is the Blaze Exceed gauge which can cause excessive damage to enemies!

Arcade Archives Ben Bero BehHamster¥838
Behind You!!Hap¥500
Birthday of MidnightRatalaika Games¥500
Bokura no Dai Undoukai+Tsuika Kyougi&Skin Pack SetSAT-BOX¥1,900
Flying SlimePitayaGames¥880
G-MODE Archives 18 Hero Must Die: Director’s CutG-mode¥500
Hell SportsNeilo¥1,980
Immerse LandVivaGames¥838
Liege DragonKemco¥1,320
SpiritfarerThunder Lotus Games¥2,980
There’s also a free version of Rogue Company available from Hi-Rez Studios.

Nintendo Switch Online

Super Mario Bros. 35

The latest game free for Nintendo Switch Online members is Super Mario Bros. 35 which is a new take on the classic NES game with a 35-player twist! Players compete online against 34 other plumbers to find out who will be the last Mario standing! This game will only be playable until March 31, 2021. Check out every game available to Nintendo Switch Online subscribers in Japan here.

Coming soon


New games added to the Japanese Switch eShop include the martial-arts based rhythm fitness game FiNC HOME FiT which launches on October 29 for ¥6,050 and requires 774 MB. Konami’s latest entry in the legendary sugoroku board game series Momotaro Dentetsu ~Showa Heisei Reiwa mo Teiban!~ is also available priced at ¥6,930, requiring 1.3 GB, and launching November 19. Also newly added is Piofiore no Banshou -Episodio1926-, which is a visual novel game set in Italy after World War I. The game launches on November 12 for ¥7,150 and requires 6.0 GB. All upcoming Japanese Switch releases are listed here.

Playable demos

Hell Sports

The only demo this week is for the party sports game Hell Sports from Neilo. Last week’s demo was for the multiplayer party game Tools Up! from All in! Games.

Downloadable content

Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring The Legend of Zelda

Recently released was the pictured 3rd DLC Pack “Symphony of the Mask” from Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring The Legend of Zelda which is available for ¥1,000, allowing you to play as Skull Kid and experience a new story and map. Yo-kai Gakuen Y ~Waiwai Gakuen Seikatsu~ receives its first large update adding Elze and a multiplayer mode. Animal Crossing: New Horizons also receives its large Fall update with plenty of preparations for Halloween – read our full post here for more information.

Sales highlights

Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers

Sale highlights include the first post-launch discount for Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers which is currently 28% off (reduced from ¥9,680 to ¥6,969). Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition is 43% off to commemorate the game surpassing 6 million sales (reduced from ¥8,778 to ¥4,999). Untitled Goose Game is also 25% off (reduced from ¥1,980 to ¥1,485) to coincide with the launch of the recent 2-player mode. Visit this page for a full list of every game on sale.

Download ranking

Super Mario 3D All-Stars
  1. Super Mario 3D All-Stars (Nintendo)
  2. Monster Farm 2 (Koei Tecmo Games)
  3. Kirby Fighters 2 (Nintendo)
  4. Human: Fall Flat (Teyon Japan)
  5. Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate (Capcom)
  6. Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo)
  7. UNDERTALE (Hachinoyon)
  8. Club House Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (Nintendo)
  9. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo)
  10. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo)

Notes: All prices listed are inclusive of tax and do not include discounts unless otherwise stated. Purchase your Nintendo eShop cards from here and find out how to play Japanese Switch games here.