The latest round of releases is ready for download on the Nintendo eShop. This week’s long list of gaming delights includes a diverse mix, from viking adventures to eternally dark challenges. There’s also a major update for Splatoon 2 as well as an update for Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
There’s even a Labo competition for budding engineers using JoyCons to create toys and other masterpieces.
Check out the full list of Nintendo eShop releases below and let us know what you’ll be playing this weekend.
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
- Jotun: Valhalla Edition – Jotun: Valhalla Edition is a hand-drawn, action-exploration game set in Norse mythology. You play as Thora, a Viking warrior who died an inglorious death and must prove herself to the Gods to enter Valhalla. Explore vast regions of Norse Purgatory to find runes to unleash the jotun, giant Norse elementals. Fight them using only your massive two-handed axe, the blessings of the Gods and your skills. Jotun: Valhalla Edition launches April 27.
- Light Fall – Explore the Forgotten World of Numbra to uncover your mysterious past and save the land and its inhabitants from an imminent threat. In this land of eternal night, you will rely on your Shadow Core to brave the many challenges and foes standing in your way. Do you have what it takes to survive in perilous Numbra?
DLC and Updates
- Splatoon 2 Update Now Available – Nintendo has dropped some fresh (and free!) new content for the Splatoon 2 game on the Nintendo Switch system this week! After downloading a major new update (Version 3.0) to the Splatoon 2 game, players will have access to a huge amount of new content. This includes the addition of more than 100 pieces of new and returning gear, new songs, the introduction of a challenging new X Rank for the top-performing players in Ranked Battle, weapon balance adjustments and the return of Callie of the famous Squid Sisters. For more information about this free update, please visit the official Nintendo customer support site.
- Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Version 1.4.0 Update – The Version 1.4.0 free update, which will be available later today, includes the ability to recruit and resonate the Rare Blade T-elos from the Xenosaga series after clearing the main game story. Get full update notes at the official Nintendo customer support site.
- Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Expansion Pass: Rare Blade Pack – Expansion Pass owners can now receive the first additional Rare Blade from the Expansion Pass, Poppibuster! Learn more about the Expansion Pass here: https://xenobladechronicles2.
- My Nintendo – Nintendo Labo Creators Contest – Make, Play and Discover with Nintendo Labo! Create your masterpiece using a Nintendo Labo kit and a Nintendo Switch system, then post a video or image of your creation to the My Nintendo – Nintendo Labo Creators Contest official site. The winning My Nintendo members will each receive:
- a Nintendo Labo Variety Kit or Nintendo Labo Robot Kit
- a Nintendo Labo Creators jacket
- a framed award certificate signed by Nintendo Labo developers
My Nintendo members can submit entries in three categories:
- Best Decorated Toy-Con – Enter by 10:59 a.m. PT on May 11
- Best Toy-Con Mod using Toy-Con Garage – Enter by 10:59 a.m. PT on May 25
- Best Original Invention Using Toy-Con Garage – Enter by 10:59 a.m. PT on June 15
Nintendo eShop sales
- eShop on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U
Also new this week
- 12 orbits (Nintendo Switch) – Available April 27
- A Robot Named Fight (Nintendo Switch)
- ACA NEOGEO GHOST PILOTS (Nintendo Switch)
- ACA NEOGEO STAKES WINNER (Nintendo Switch) – Available May 2
- Agatha Knife (Nintendo Switch)
- Another Lost Phone: Laura’s Story (Nintendo Switch)
- Aqua Moto Racing Utopia (Nintendo Switch) – Available April 27
- Arcade Archives 10-Yard Fight (Nintendo Switch) – Available May 2
- Bouncy Bob (Nintendo Switch) – Available April 27
- DragoDino (Nintendo Switch) – Available April 27
- Glaive: Brick Breaker (Nintendo Switch)
- Goetia (Nintendo Switch)
- Hello Kitty Kruisers (Nintendo Switch)
- KORG Gadget for Nintendo Switch (Nintendo Switch)
- Late Shift (Nintendo Switch)
- Ninja Striker! (Nintendo Switch)
- Saturday Morning RPG (Nintendo Switch)
- Save the Ninja Clan (Nintendo Switch) – Available April 27
- Sky Rogue (Nintendo Switch)
- Snow Moto Racing Freedom (Nintendo Switch) – Available April 27
- Sparkle ZERO (Nintendo Switch)
- Super Saurio Fly (Nintendo Switch) Available April 28
- The Bridge – Demo Version (Nintendo Switch)
- Tumblestone – Demo Version (Nintendo Switch)
- Unalive (Wii U)