Tuesday Update:Switch Launches in China, Nintendo Stock Soars, Indie World Announced, Plus More News!

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● The Nintendo Switch system is finally available in mainland China. We’ll hopefully get sales numbers for the month at the end of January. Check out the adverts for the country here, here, and here. Nintendo Co., Ltd. shares are up almost 6% this week in Japan and are at a new 19 month high. Continue reading

Labyrinth of the Witch Updated

Orange Cube have updated the Switch version of Labyrinth of the Witch (known as “Majo no Meikyuu” in Japan) to Version 1.2.1 adding a Santa Hat to the in-game shop, the ability to travel together, speeding up the warehouses, shops, and rankings display, and changing the default cursor position when selecting an item in a dungeon.

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Battle Mode Coming to Battle Cats?

Ryokutya are reporting of Futari de! Nyanko Daisensou screenshots, in what is expected to be from CoroCoro Comic, depicting what looks like a two-player battle mode, and which is scheduled to be playable at the World Hobby Fair Winter ’20 in late January. The game currently has two-player co-op on a single screen only.

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Dr. Mario World Adding New Characters

Nintendo / LINE have announced they will be updating Dr. Mario World to Version 1.2.0 on 12 December at 16:00 JST (11 December at 23:00 PT) adding new characters and worlds to the game as well as preparing for events. Six hours of maintenance will precede the update.

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Yo-kai Watch 4 Updated

Level-5 have updated Yo-kai Watch 4 to Version 2.1.2 which updates the icon to the Yo-kai Watch 4++ icon for all players (you still need to purchase the “Upgrade Pack” in order to play the extra content) along with bug fixes. Players also receive a 1-Star Coin and 2 x Crank-a-Kai for updating, pictured below! Buy the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off.

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Puzzle & Dragons GOLD Dated

GungHo Online Entertainment’s latest version of its popular puzzle game Puzzle & Dragons GOLD will release for Nintendo Switch on 15 January 2020 as a digital only release priced at just ¥1,500 (unsure whether this is inclusive of tax). Online and local battles are confirmed along with a Story mode. Attendees of the World Hobby Fair Winter ’20 can receive a novelty good with download code attached. Thanks to Ryokutya.

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Double Special Heroes Summoning Event

Eight Special Heroes are back to enjoy their seasonal festivities! In this Fire Emblem Heroes Double Special Heroes summoning event, 5★ focus Heroes will have an initial appearance rate of 6%!. This event features the Heroes Flora: Signature Dish, Lilina: Beachside Bloom, Pent: Fancy Fiancé, Tanith: Forthright Heart, Elincia: Estival Princess, Sanaki: Apostle in White, Ursula: Clear-Blue Crow, and Xander: Dancing Knight. Grand Conquests and Mjölnir’s Strike: Shield detailed below…

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