Nintendo Download: A New Hunt Is on the Rise

MONSTER HUNTER RISE: SUNBREAK and the MONSTER HUNTER RISE: SUNBREAK Deluxe Edition are available today! (Graphic: Business Wire)

REDMOND, Wash.--()--This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following content:

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • MONSTER HUNTER RISE: SUNBREAK – Rise again and join the hunt! MONSTER HUNTER RISE: SUNBREAK is the monstrous new expansion for MONSTER HUNTER RISE, the critically-acclaimed and top-selling MONSTER HUNTER title that released on Nintendo Switch in March 2021. The story of MONSTER HUNTER RISE: SUNBREAK begins following the heroic defense of Kamura Village that concludes in MONSTER HUNTER RISE. In addition to the new storyline, the expansion will introduce new monsters, new additions to combat and the Master Rank quest difficulty. MONSTER HUNTER RISE: SUNBREAK and the MONSTER HUNTER RISE: SUNBREAK Deluxe Edition are available today!
    • Cuphead – The Delicious Last Course – In Cuphead – The Delicious Last Course, Cuphead and Mugman are joined by a new character, Ms. Chalice, for a DLC add-on adventure on a new island! With new weapons, charms and Ms. Chalice’s abilities, take on a new cast of multi-faceted, screen-filling bosses to assist Chef Saltbaker in Cuphead’s final challenging quest.
    • Portal: Companion Collection: Award-winning gameplay, dark humor and groundbreaking exploration come to Nintendo Switch. Break the laws of spatial physics in ways you never thought possible with a highly experimental portal device. Solve mind-bendingly bizarre puzzles and face off against a lethally inventive, power-mad A.I. named GLaDOS. Meet an expanded cast of characters as you think your way through dangerous, never-before-seen areas of the laboratories and a wider variety of portal puzzles. Plus, Portal 2 includes a co-operative game mode with local*, split screen* and online multiplayer**, so you and a friend can act and think cooperatively. The friendly cubes and deadly turrets of Portal and Portal 2 are hurtling your way in the Portal: Companion Collection.
    • Little Noah: Scion of Paradise: In this casual roguelite action game, you play as young alchemist Noah, accompanied by her cantankerous cat companion Zipper. During a storm, Noah crash-lands in ancient ruins. The layout of these multilayered dungeons changes every time you enter them. Recruit allies called Lilliputs and use items you collect to challenge the enemies and ruin bosses. If you get knocked out during your adventure, you can use items you’ve earned to power up and come back stronger than ever. String together combos and perform powerful elemental attacks to defeat foes.
    • Rabbids: Party of Legends – Embark on a legendary journey with the Rabbids in this hilarious party game! Join them on an incredible quest, filled with hilarious moments and colorful characters. Gather with up to four friends for local multiplayer and build a custom playlist of favorite minigames to curate a perfect party night. Discover a legendary story and enjoy a multitude of ridiculously fun games in the most epic Rabbids party yet.
    • Yurukill: The Calumniation Games Accused of a horrific crime you didn’t commit, you find yourself in Yurukill Land – a mysterious amusement park filled with life-threatening attractions you must survive if you desire freedom. Writer Homura Kawamoto, best known for his hit title Kakegurui, writes a twisted and multifaceted story that will keep you wanting more. In addition to an in-depth story, Yurukill also features shoot-’em-up gameplay by renowned developer G.Rev and online leaderboards allowing you to see how you rank among the competition. Yurukill: The Calumniation Games will be available on July 5.
  • Digital Spotlight:
    • Celebrate Summer Fun – Dive into July with the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game! Cool off with a refreshing ocean swim and collect sea creatures to donate at the museum, celebrate July birthdays with island residents like Agent S and Ketchup, and catch a variety of seasonal fish and bugs. Then, keep the party going in August with weekly fireworks shows and watch the sky light up in a variety of designs and colors alongside friends and island residents every Sunday evening. You can even launch your own custom-design fireworks! Animal Crossing: New Horizons is available now.

Nintendo Mobile:

  • Mario Kart Tour – The latest limited-time event in the Mario Kart Tour game, Bangkok Tour, is happening now!*** Zoom, drift and boost your way around the new Bangkok Rush course and its R, T and R/T variants. How many familiar sights can you spot? Look for spotlight drivers like Daisy (Thai Dress), Mario (Sunshine), Luigi (Vacation) and more in the pipes. The Bangkok Tour runs until July 12 at 10:59 p.m. PT.

Demos:

  • LIVE A LIVE: Multiple stories featuring different protagonists, time periods and gameplay styles await. Many heroic stories unfold across a variety of distinct eras in this RPG classic, now in HD-2D! LIVE A LIVE is coming alive on Nintendo Switch on July 22, but a demo with the beginning of three chapters is now available to try in Nintendo eShop. Your save data from the demo can be transferred to the full game once purchased. Begin your epic multi-era legend today!

Activities:

  • Kick-start Your Summer – To help kick off a summer of fun, My Nintendo members have a chance to win a sporty collection of prizes with the My Nintendo Summer Fun Sports sweepstakes! Prizes include a Mario Strikers: Battle League themed soccer ball, duffle bag and water bottle, a Nintendo Switch Sports themed duffle bag and water bottle, and a sporty Super Mario T-shirt. My Nintendo members can redeem 10 Platinum Points to enter the sweepstakes, with up to three entries total. Five lucky winners will be picked – enter today until Aug. 8!**** For more information and to enter, please visit https://my.nintendo.com/rewards/67ec0535bf2d2fa8.
  • Rewards for Warriors – My Nintendo members can redeem Platinum Points***** for rewards based on the Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes game! Members can redeem 30 Platinum Points right now for a printable box art cover for the physical game case, featuring flashy art of Edelgard, Dimitri, Claude and the protagonist. Plus, take note – a full-color memo pad will be available soon, featuring stunning art from the game! You’ll need to redeem 600 Platinum Points to get it, so look for this reward soon. For more information, please visit https://my.nintendo.com/news/17167c98252a70a7.
  • Try the Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes Demo and Earn Platinum Points – Download the free demo for Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes before Aug. 1 to earn 100 My Nintendo Platinum Points!****** It’s a great way to experience the excitement of the game’s action-packed Warriors-style gameplay combined with the strategy and style of the Fire Emblem series. Plus, your progress will carry over to the full game, once purchased.

Nintendo eShop sales:

Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

* Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately.

** Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch-online

*** Free-to-start; optional in-game purchases available. Persistent Internet, compatible smartphone and Nintendo Account required. Data charges may apply.

**** NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to legal residents of the United States and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are 13 years old or older. Sweepstakes begins 10:00AM PT on 6/22/2022 and ends at 11:59PM PT on 8/8/2022. To enter, you must (1) have a Nintendo Account (if you do not have a Nintendo Account you can register for one at https://my.nintendo.com/; (2) visit https://my.nintendo.com/rewards/67ec0535bf2d2fa8; (3) sign in to your Nintendo Account, and (4) redeem 10 Platinum Points per entry at the My Nintendo Summer Fun Sports Sweepstakes page (https://my.nintendo.com/rewards/67ec0535bf2d2fa8) as stated in Official Rules. There will be ten (10) winners. Each winner will receive the following prize package: one (1) Nintendo Switch Sport duffle bag ($72.99 USD), one (1) Mario Strikers: Battle League duffle bag (ARV $72.99 USD), one (1) Mario Strikers: Battle League soccer ball (ARV $35.99 USD), one (1) Mario Strikers: Battle League water bottle (ARV $35.99 USD, one (1) Nintendo Switch Sports water bottle (ARV $29.99 USD), one (1) Nintendo Super Mario Soccer 1985 t-shirt (adult) (ARV $25.99 USD), and one (1) Nintendo Super Mario Soccer 1985 t-shirt (youth) (ARV $21.99 USD). Total ARV of all prizes: $2,959.30 USD. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Details and restrictions apply. For Official Rules, visit https://www.nintendo.com/events/rules/mynintendo-summer-fun-sports-official-sweepstakes/. Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc., 4600 150th Avenue NE, Redmond, WA 98052.

***** A Nintendo Account is required to receive and redeem My Nintendo points. Terms apply. https://accounts.nintendo.com/term_point.

****** Your Platinum points will be automatically added to your account within 30 days.

In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch family of systems, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.

Nintendo Switch Online is a paid membership service that allows members to team up or face off online in compatible Nintendo Switch games, such as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Luigi’s Mansion 3 and Pokémon Legends: Arceus. Members also enjoy a curated library of NES and Super NES classic games, including Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Metroid and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, among many others. To find out more about the benefits that come with Nintendo Switch Online, to view membership options and to learn about a free seven-day trial for new users, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/online-service/.

With a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership, players get access to even more benefits, including a library of Nintendo 64 games with newly added online play for up to four players (additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode; sold separately), Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise DLC, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass DLC, Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion DLC and retro SEGA Genesis games.

Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a wide variety of content, including new and classic games, applications and demos. Users can add money to their account balances by using a credit card or purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card. All funds from one card must be loaded in Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo Switch family of systems, Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used in any Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo Account.

Customers in the U.S. and Canada ages 18 and older can also link a PayPal account to their Nintendo Account to purchase digital games and content for the Nintendo Switch family of systems both on-device and from the Nintendo website. Once the accounts are linked, users may also use PayPal as a payment option when buying digital content for the Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family systems from the Nintendo website.

My Nintendo members can earn Gold Points on eligible digital purchases. Already have Gold Points? Redeem them toward your next digital purchase of Nintendo Switch games and DLC on Nintendo eShop, or on discount rewards for select Nintendo 3DS and Wii U software. Visit https://my.nintendo.com/reward_categories for more details.

Remember that the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS family of systems feature parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. Nintendo Switch players who register a Nintendo Account gain access to free-to-start games and free game demos from Nintendo eShop, and also get the latest news and information direct from Nintendo. For more information about parental controls on Nintendo Switch and other features, visit https://play.nintendo.com/parents/crash-courses/parental-controls/ and https://www.nintendo.com/switch/. For all other systems please visit https://support.nintendo.com/.

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