We’re pleased to announce that The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Skyrim), winner of more than 200 Game of the Year Awards, is now available for the Nintendo Switch console and PlayStation VR. Developed by the award-winning team at Bethesda Game Studios, the legendary open-world adventure where players can be anyone and do anything is now available to play anywhere – at home in VR or on the go with Nintendo Switch. Both Skyrim VR and Skyrim on Nintendo Switch include all official add-ons – Dawnguard, Hearthfire, and Dragonborn.
Tampere, Finland, November 17th 2017 – Xenoraid, a vertically scrolling shooter from Finnish developer 10tons Ltd., is now available for Nintendo Switch. The game is priced $9.99 USD with a launch week discount of 10%, bringing the price down to $8.99 USD.
Max: The Curse of Brotherhood, the acclaimed platformer with physics-based puzzles set in an scandinavian-inspired fantasy world arrives to Nintendo Switch thanks to the Spanish developer Stage Clear Studios, who partnered with original developer Flashbulb Games.
2D Castle Defense Game Makes Jump from PC to Console
SÃO PAULO – Nov. 17, 2017 – Indie games developer Mad Mimic Interactive has announced that its 2D castle defense game, No Heroes Here, will officially be launching for the Nintendo Switch and PS4 in 2nd Quarter 2018.
Starting today, RIVE: Ultimate Edition is available in the Nintendo Switch eShop for $14.99 / 14,99 €, with a 2-week 15% launch discount.
Blast your way through insanely spectacular battles in this hard, fast & hilarious action game! Here are 4 reasons why this is the Ultimate Edition of RIVE:
Award-Winning Cooperative Sandbox Action RPG Coming Soon to Mobile
CALABASAS, CALIF. – November 16, 2017 – Portal Knights, the award-winning cooperative sandbox action-RPG developed by Keen Games and published by 505 Games, will arrive globally on Nintendo Switch on November 23 as a digital download from the Nintendo eShop for $29.99 USD. A physical edition of Portal Knights for Nintendo Switch will be available at most major gaming retailers in North America on February 13, 2018 for $29.99 USD.
According to the NPD Group, which tracks U.S. video game sales, the Nintendo Switch system was the No. 1 video game hardware in October, followed by the Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition system in the No. 2 spot. When combined with the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, Nintendo systems accounted for two-thirds of all video game hardware sold in the United States for the second month in a row. The U.S. video game industry achieved hardware sales of more than 1 million total units in October for the first time since 2011.
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
- The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Winner of more than 200 Game of the Year awards, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is an open-world masterpiece where you can be anyone and do anything. And now, with the power of the Nintendo Switch system, you can play it anywhere – at home or on the go. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim brings to life a complete virtual world for you to explore any way you choose, including features new to this version of the game like using motion controls and outfits and gear from compatible Legend of Zelda series amiibo figures (sold separately).
- Battle Chef Brigade – In the fantasy realm of Victusia, the members of the elite Battle Chef Brigade are revered for their ability to skillfully take down monsters and transform their kills into delicious cuisine. But being a part of the Brigade isn’t easy: Chefs from across Victusia must vie for their spot in a high-stakes competition. Follow two contestants, Mina and Thrash, as their journeys through the tournament unfold. In order to become a Brigadier you’ll need to hunt monsters with combo-based attacks and prepare your freshly caught ingredients in puzzle-based cooking challenges to serve up winning dishes to the judges – all while the round clock ticks down. The Battle Chef Brigade game will be available on Nov. 20.
- Pokémon Ultra Sun / Pokémon Ultra Moon – A new light shines on the Alola region! Take on the role of a Pokémon Trainer and unravel the mystery of the Legendary Pokémon Necrozma’s two new forms: Dusk Mane Necrozma in the Pokémon Ultra Sun game and Dawn Wings Necrozma in the Pokémon Ultra Moon game. You can encounter and battle 400+ Pokémon, including new forms. A brand-new showdown awaits!
Nintendo eShop sales:
- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS, and Wii U
- Great deals this week! Check out the full list of deals available this week at http://www.nintendo.com/games/sales-and-deals.
My Nintendo Activities:
- Nintendo Holiday Sweepstakes – Don’t forget to enter the My Nintendo 2017 Holiday Sweepstakes before 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 20! Exclusively for My Nintendo members, vote for your top five choices of this year’s popular Nintendo products for a chance to win a prize pack that’ll make your holidays bright.*
- My Nintendo is offering holiday-themed wallpaper and a Nintendo 3DS Home Menu theme, which can be received by redeeming My Nintendo points, that are perfect for this time of year. You can even share the holiday wallpaper with your friends.
Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:
- New themes this week include:
- Pokémon: Necrozma
Also new this week:
Engage in all out Worm-Warfare in the latest chapter of the multi-million selling series!
UK – Award-winning veteran games developer and international games label Team17 today announced that their hit turn-based strategy, Worms W.M.D, will be launching onto Nintendo Switch on November 23, 2017.
BERGEN, Norway, November 16, 2017 – After the announcement of the release date of Teslagrad for Nintendo Switch, we are pleased to share with you more exciting news this week: the standalone sequel, World to the West, will be released on Switch early next year, on January 18th, in digital format. The MSRP will be 19.99 $/€/£.