Nintendo eShop Update Week 45

This week’s line-up of Nintendo eShop software coming to Japan including Shadowverse, Rilakkuma, Mary Skelter, Bakugan, and more.

Select highlights

Shadowverse Champions Battle

Cygames / ¥6,578

A card-battling RPG set in the world of the anime series, Shadowverse Champions Battle plays with exactly the same rules as the smartphone game, has both a beginners and an advanced option, and lets you compete online to become world champion!


Ouchi de Rilakkuma: Rilakkuma ga Ouchi ni Yattekita

Nippon Columbia / ¥6,378

Rilakkuma’s very first Nintendo Switch game which sees you live with the adorable bear and his cute friends Korilakkuma and Kiiroitori! You can take care of your new pals, feed them snacks, play games with them, and do some fitness work outs with them!


Kangokutou Mary Skelter Finale

Compile Heart / ¥8,030

The final chapter of the first-person dungeon crawler Mary Skelter series which also includes the first instalment of the series, Mary Skelter: Nightmares, its follow-up game Mary Skelter 2, and also introduces the horrifying nightmarish baby character, Baby Mea.


Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia

Warner / ¥4,980

Action RPG with a story based on the hit TV show. The adventure takes players on the ultimate brawl as they befriend Bakugan, gear up and customise their teams for intense battles, and master their skills to become the Champion of Vestroia. Battle solo or online.


Also releasing this week

8-Bit FarmKairosoft¥1,500
Active Neuron-Puzzle GameSometimes You¥499
Alpaca Ball AllstarsLeoful¥2,400
Arcade Archives Pettan PyuuHamster¥823
Car Mechanic SimulatorOizumi Amuzio¥2,480
Construction Simulator 3astragon¥2,491 
DescendersGame Source Entertainment¥4,818
Dragon LapisKemco¥1,320
Fantasy Tavern Sextet -Vol.1 New World Days-qureate¥800
Jurassic World Evolution: Complete EditionFRONTIER¥7,499
Mad FatherPLAYISM¥980
MetamorphosisALL IN! GAMES¥2,900
NIKAKUdoriRed Flag Ship¥500
PICK ME UP! – Rescue Rangers –R-Force Entertainment¥1,200
REPLICAPLAYISM¥498
RökiH2 INTERACTIVE¥2,200
Seven Knights: Time WandererNetmarble¥1,980
Seven Knights: Time Wanderer Special EditionNetmarble¥2,780
Yusha vs DragonAusta¥500
Also releasing at retail this week is the Construction Simulator 2&3 Double Pack from 3goo, Real Time Battle Shogi Online + Ginsei Shogi from SilverStar Japan, and both Pokémon Sword + Expansion Pass and Pokémon Shield + Expansion Pass from The Pokémon Company.

Coming soon

Bravely Default II

Game highlights listed on the coming soon section of the eShop include Bravely Default II (which releases on February 26th, priced at ¥7,480), Buddy Mission BOND (which releases on January 29th, priced at ¥7,128), Immortals Fenyx Rising (which releases on December 3rd, priced at ¥7,678), Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town (which releases on February 25th, priced at ¥6,578), and Rune Factory 5 (which releases on May 20th, priced at ¥7,678). All upcoming Japanese Switch releases are listed here.

Playable demos

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

Demos released in the last few days include the pictured Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity from Koei Tecmo Games and Bokura no Houkago Asobi from SAT-BOX. Unfortunately the Japanese release of Age of Calamity doesn’t support English. The four demos that released this week are Ouchi de Rilakkuma: Rilakkuma ga Ouchi ni Yattekita from Nippon Columbia, Chinese Parents from PLAYISM, Crazy Capture from Crown Games, and Ring of Pain from Humble Games.

Downloadable content

Bug Fables

Bug Fables will be getting a free content update on November 5th adding three new quests, new bosses, quality of Life changes including improved sprinting, faster cooking, and the ability to purchase recipes, and other mysterious additions. DAEMON X MACHINA also received a free content for the game’s 1st anniversary which adds new bosses, new equipment, and more.

Sales highlights

Biohazard Revelations 2

All Resident Evil games are currently on sale and available at just ¥1,490 with Biohazard 0 HD REMASTER, Biohazard HD REMASTER, Biohazard 4, Biohazard 5, Biohazard 6, Biohazard Revelations Unveiled Edition, and Biohazard Revelations 2. Visit this page for a full list of every game on sale.

Download ranking

Pikmin 3 Deluxe
  1. Pikmin 3 Deluxe (Nintendo)
  2. Shin Megami Tensei 3 HD Remaster (Atlus)
  3. OCTOPATH TRAVELER (Square-Enix)
  4. A Magical High School Girl (Sekai Games)
  5. Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo)
  6. Super Mario 3D All-Stars (Nintendo)
  7. Human: Fall Flat (Teyon Japan)
  8. Minecraft (Mojang/Microsoft Japan)
  9. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo)
  10. Pokémon Sword (Pokémon)

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.