● The lead story is the discontinuation of 24/7 news updates for Japanese Nintendo from May 7 in a decision that I came to over a week ago. Thanks for all your well wishes. I’ll try and find time to reply to you shortly.
● Animal Crossing: New Horizons saw a Version 1.2.0 update (patch notes here) and the Nature Day event. SuperData also report that the game sold 5 million digital copies worldwide in March, breaking all records.
● Nintendo released a brand new My Nintendo app on smartphone devices in Japan giving Nintendo news (essentially the Nintendo Topics pages), let you watch videos including Directs, purchase games from the My Nintendo Store, view play records, and more. Check out further details here.
● The first Fire Emblem game Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light celebrated its 30th anniversary with two scenarios added to the Family Computer Nintendo Switch Online app. There were also a number of mobile events, which are detailed below…