Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 & ASTRAL CHAIN Pass 1m

Nintendo has revealed that both Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order (1.02m) and ASTRAL CHAIN (1.03m) have surpassed 1 million units worldwide as of December 31, 2019. The number is the worldwide consolidated sales in units and includes the downloadable version.

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Nintendo have announced an ASTRAL CHAIN-themed “Chain the Future to Spirits!” spirit event for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate beginning this Friday (17 January) and lasting for five days featuring four new spirits from the ASTRAL CHAIN game. Post updated with the full list of spirits Hero (male), Hero (female), Kyle, and Lappy.

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ASTRAL CHAIN Has Sold “More Than Expected”

From the three-way chat between Yoko Taro, Hideki Kamiya, and Takahisa Taura in tomorrow’s Weekly Famitsu magazine: Taura said that “ASTRAL CHAIN has thankfully sold more than expected”. Any sequel will depend upon Nintendo who own the intellectual property. Buy Weekly Famitsu here (use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off all physical orders above $20). Thanks to Ryokutya.

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Astral Chain Magazine Advert

Full page magazine advert for ASTRAL CHAIN taken from the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu. Last week’s advert (posted here) is almost identical. Order physical copies of the magazine here and the game here – use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off all orders over $20!

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Thursday Update:Astral Chain Launches, La-Mulana 1 Announced, GetAmped Mobile Ends, Plus Much More News!

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ASTRAL CHAIN is now available on the Japanese Switch eShop and at retail once the stores open. I’m 1/2 hour in and it’s incredible thus far! The game was also updated to Version 1.0.1 (patch notes soon!). The game is currently #2 on the Japanese Switch eShop at time of posting. Continue reading


ASTRAL CHAIN is now available on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop along with a Version 1.0.1 update which improves functionality and fixes bugs. Patch notes added below. Buy your eShop codes below in order to play the game today!

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