Nintendo News: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

  • Virtual Console on Wii U

    • Game
      & Watch Gallery 4
      – Enjoy classic Game & Watch
      games in both their original and enhanced formats. Classic mode
      will take you back in time, while Modern mode improves play
      control, and adds color and sound effects. Earn in-game stars to
      unlock more features and even more games within Game & Watch
      Gallery 4
  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U

    • Star Fox Zero is available for pre-purchase in
      Nintendo eShop starting at 9 a.m. PT on April 7. Purchase the
      digital version of the game in Nintendo eShop on Wii U or at
      and receive an automatic Nintendo eShop discount of $4.99 toward
      the purchase of the Star Fox Guard game when both games
      release on April 22. If you pre-purchase Star Fox Zero in
      Nintendo eShop on Wii U or through, it will pre-load
      the game to your system so you’ll be able to play after a small
      game update when it launches. Be among the first to play!

Nintendo eShop sales:

  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

    • Spring into savings on Nintendo eShop with the Super
      Spring Sale
      ! Save up to 30 percent off select games in
      Nintendo eShop starting at 9 a.m. PT on April 7 until 8:59 a.m. PT
      on April 21. Remember: Purchasing items from Nintendo eShop is an
      easy way to earn points for the new My Nintendo rewards program.
      Just make sure your Nintendo Network ID and Nintendo Account are
      linked prior to making a purchase. Visit
      for more information.
  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U

New DLC:

  • Fire Emblem Fates – New DLC MapAnna on the
    – Anna is cornered by thieves! What will her fate be? This new
    map is available to download in the Fire Emblem Fates game for
    $1.99. Upon successful completion of this map, Fire Emblem
    mainstay Anna joins the party.
  • Fire Emblem Fates – Map Pack 1 – As a reminder,
    anyone who owns either the Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright or Fire
    Emblem Fates: Conquest
    game can purchase Map Pack 1 at the
    Dragon’s Gate in Chapter 6 of the game for $17.99 to get access to 11
    DLC maps plus bonus content as they are released weekly through April
    21. Map Pack 1 content is priced at more than $24 when purchased

Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

  • New themes this week include:

    • Disney Frozen
    • Mickey & Friends
    • Stitch & Company
    • Disney The Little Mermaid

Also new this week:

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 the Nintendo eShop on the Wii
U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, the Nintendo DSi
Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and the Wii Shop Channel
for the Wii console. 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 either Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family
of systems, but can be used in either Nintendo eShop if the systems are
linked to a single Nintendo Network account.

The Wii Shop
Channel offers games and applications and uses Wii Points,
which can be purchased via the Wii Shop Channel. The Nintendo DSi Shop
offers games and applications and uses Nintendo DSi Points,
which can be purchased in the Nintendo DSi Shop.

that Wii U, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 2DS and
Nintendo DSi feature parental controls that let adults manage some of
the content their children can access. For more information about this
and other features, visit
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