Nintendo have updated Family Computer Nintendo Switch Online to Ver. 2.5.0 adding an SP version of Star Soldier, along with Clu Clu Land, Donkey Kong JR., and VS. Excitebike. Star Soldier SP begins at Stage 8 with the Big Star Brain boss battle. Trailers for the original three games at this post with screenshots for all four titles added below…
TETRIS 99 Adds Game Boy Theme And Offline Mode DLC
Nintendo have announced a Game Boy mode for the upcoming TETRIS 99 tournament, paid DLC with offline play, and more. The Game Boy theme will be in next weekend’s tournament on the game’s 35th Anniversary and can be permanently unlocked for 100 event points. ‘Customise’ has been added to today’s update allowing players to change the game’s theme.
Big Block DLC is also now available priced at ¥1,000／$9.99 and adds CPU Battle where you can play offline against 98 CPU players and Marathon which is an offline challenge mode where you must clear the most lines and score big. More DLC is also planned for the future. New screenshots added below…
Nintendo have announced that the May games for the Nintendo Switch Online service will be Donkey Kong JR., VS. Excitebike, and Clu Clu Land. I’ll update this post once date and the Japanese line-up are confirmed. Thanks to MondoMega.
Nintendo Co., Ltd. President Shuntaro Furukawa reports that Nintendo Switch Online now has 9.8 million paid accounts (excluding free trial memberships) and that 2.8 million accounts have played TETRIS 99. Furukawa also says more titles are coming to Nintendo Switch Online to make it more attractive.
Nintendo have updated Family Computer Nintendo Switch Online to Ver. 2.4.0 adding an SP version of Kid Icarus, along with Punch Out!! (Punch Out!! featuring Mr. Dream), Super Mario Bros. 2 (Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels), and Star Soldier.
Hikari Shinwa: Palutena no Kagami Sanshu no Shinki Version (Kid Iacrus SP) sees you start the last stage with the Mirror Shield, the Arrow of Light, and the Wings of Pegasus. Trailers for the original three games at this post with screenshots for all four titles added below…
Nintendo have announced a second TETRIS 99 Teto 1 Cup event from 12 April at 22:00 JST until 15 April at 15:59 JST with 999 players who earn 100 event points to be selected by lottery to receive 999 My Nintendo Gold Points!
The second Maximus Cup event was also announced by Nintendo of America from 12 April at 06:00 PT until 14 April at 23:59 PT where 999 players with the most event points will each get 999 My Nintendo Gold Points!
Nintendo have updated TETRIS 99 to Version 1.2.0 where Nintendo have implemented a system that grants points based on place ranking while an event is ongoing. The update also delivers a new win screen, hard drop sensitivity settings, and bug fixes. Check out the full patch notes in Japanese here and in English here. Thanks to Naruki.