Nintendo eShop Maintenance

Nintendo have announced that Nintendo eShop maintenance will take place on March 24 from 13:30〜15:30 JST (March 23 from 21:30〜23:30 PT) affecting Nintendo Switch, Wii U, and Nintendo 3DS. Please note that during maintenance, network services will not be available. There will also be maintenance for use of credit cards on the Switch eShop on March 24 from 08:00〜16:00 JST (March 23 from 16:00〜00:00 PT).

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Dragon Quest Ⅹ All In One Package Version 1-5 Announced

Square-Enix have announced a physical Dragon Quest Ⅹ All In One Package version 1-5 for release on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Windows on May 14, 2020, priced at ¥5,280 containing all five content packs including the most recent Ibara no Miko to Horobi no Kami. The Switch version comes with a download code inside the box. A Wii U version has confirmed to not be in production, marking the first time that the Wii U has missed an All In One Package. Pre-orders will soon be open here – use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off. Box art added below…

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Dragon Quest X Updated to Version 5.1

Square-Enix are updating Dragon Quest X Online Version 5 (Dragon Quest X Ibara no Miko to Horobi no Kami Online) to Version 5.1 on Nintendo Switch and Wii U on 29 January, with a huge number of changes detailed below, and which have been translated for us by BlackKite. Please credit Japanese Nintendo if posting any part elsewhere.

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Nintendo Apply For Tabletop Mode Game Patent

Nintendo Co., Ltd. have applied for a new Tabletop mode game patent (特開2019-208873) in Japan. The patent aims to improve versatility when playing a game with a plurality of users on a single display device, such as in Tabletop mode, where two information images are arranged in different directions, making it easier for the user to grasp the game.

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Online Play Maintenance Announced

Nintendo have announced Online Play maintenance for Nintendo Switch, 3DS, and Wii U from 13:30 to 15:00 JST on 13 December (20:30 to 22:00 PT on 12 December). Please note that during maintenance, online play may not be available.

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Shovel Knight Updated

Nintendo / Yacht Club Games have updated the Wii U and 3DS versions of Shovel Knight adding the fighting game Shovel Knight Showdown to Wii U only and King of Cards to both systems. Other systems’ content will arrive at Midnight JST. Screenshots added below…

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