This week’s preloads on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop include the pictured GOD EATER 3 (¥7,344, 11.5 GB, and supports English), as well as VA-11 Hall-A (¥2,160, 355 MB, and supports English), Summer Pockets (¥6,800, 5.5 GB, with no English), Shingeki no Kyojin２ -Final Battle- (¥5,184 if you own the original or ¥8,424 if not, 4.6 GB for the upgrade and no size listed for the full download, both with no English), and Jinrui no Minasama he (¥7,538, 3.0 GB, with no English). Check out the full release schedule here.
Nintendo have open up the Japanese website for Super Mario Maker 2 with the game also available for preload priced at ¥6,458 or ¥7,538 with an Nintendo Switch Online subscription. File size is 2.8 GB with multiple languages supported (including English!).
Preloads are now live for Doraemon Nobita no Bokujou Monogatari (Doraemon Story of Seasons) on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop. The full game launches on 13 June, priced at ¥6,588, requiring 834 MB, and supporting Japanese only. A demo has also been confirmed -but undated- for Japan, with a western localisation coming later this year. Preorder the packaged version here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off. Introduction video for crops added below.
Team Sonic Racing is now available to preload on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop priced at ¥6,469, requiring 5.5 GB, supporting Japanese, English, Korean, and Chinese language, and launching on 21 May. A Nintendo Switch Online subscription is required to play online.
Other new games available for preload include Assassin’s Creed III Remastered priced at ¥5,184, requiring 11.8 GB with English support, plus the Japanese only Shiritsu Berubara Gakuen ～Versailles no Bara Re*imagination～ (¥6,804 / 4.5 GB) and Hanayaka Nari、Waga Ichizoku Gentou Nostalgie for Nintendo Switch (¥7,344 / 10.5 GB).
Nintendo have just published a Hako Boy！＆ Hako Girl！(Box Boy! + Box Girl!) demo on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop. The full game is also available to preload priced at ¥1,200, requiring 543 MB, and supporting English.
Edit: the demo is also availble in North America and Europe! Introduction video added below with the official website also now open.
Acquire (OCTOPATH TRAVELER) have announced they will release the four-player battle action game SCRAP RUSH!! on the Japanese Switch eShop on 16 April priced at ¥1,680 with a demo available in a few hours time (04 April) where preloads should also go live. New and old trailers added below. Thanks to Naruki.
Prototype’s upcoming visual novel game Taisho × Alice all in one is now available to preload on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop priced at ¥6,000, requiring 3.2 GB, and supporting Japanese only, with the full game launching 18 April.
In related news, The Lulua no Atelier ～Arland no Renkinjutsushi４ (Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland) demo is now available for general download and the baseball game Tsukue de Yakyuu is available to preload for ¥720 (normal price ¥800).