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Nintendo Download: The Galactic Arena Awaits!
[May 30, 2024]

Nintendo Download: The Galactic Arena Awaits!

This week's Nintendo Download includes the following content:

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:

STAR WARS: Hunters launches on June 4 and is available for pre-load today. (Graphic: Business Wire)

STAR WARS: Hunters launches on June 4 and is available for pre-load today. (Graphic: Business Wire)

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • STAR WARS: Hunters - Choose your Hunter and fight for glory in this new 4 vs. 4 arena shooter! Dive into this free-to-play experience where strategy and skill pave the way to victory. Battle as heroes of the Rebellion, Imperial stormtroopers and everything in between. Join forces with friends and conquer the battlefield on your journey to fame in the Arena. Customize each Hunter by collecting and equipping them with fun and unique costumes, animations and weapon appearances, making for an impressive competitor that stands out on the battlefield! Pre-load this free-to-play game today, and battle for galactic supremacy when STAR WARS: Hunters launches on June 4!
  • Digital Spotlight
    • An Interesting New Perspective - Today is National Creativity Day! Get inspired with these games available on the Nintendo Switch system that will have you thinking outside of the ? Block. Play, create and share* the side-scrolling Super Mario courses of your dreams using a wide range of parts, tools and more in the Super Mario Maker 2 game. Use Link's powerful Ultrahand and Fuse abilities to make audacious weapons and craft inventive ways to travel across the landscape in the Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom game. Or, put your strategizing skills to the test by caring for your loyal and curious squad of Pikmin while leading them into dangerous situations in the Pikmin 4 game.

Nintendo Mobile:

  • Running Through the Pages - To celebrate the release of the Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door game for Nintendo Switch, themed missions will appear for a limited time in the Super Mario Run game for mobile devices!** Complete missions*** to get in-game statues of paper-thin versions of Mario and his companions. These missions are available until June 27 at 12 a.m. PT. You must update Super Mario Run to the latest version to participate. For more information, visit the official site:

Nintendo eShop Sales on Nintendo Switch:

Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

* Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Membership auto-renews after initial term at the then-current price unless canceled. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply.

** Free to start; optional in-game purchases available. Persistent internet and compatible smart device required. Data charges may apply. Terms apply. See game for details.

*** Some missions require access to courses that cannot be played without a purchase.

**** Discounts may vary by region. Visit for details.

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 Splatoon 3, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Nintendo Switch Sports and Super Mario Bros. Wonder. Members also enjoy a curated library of classic NES, Super NES and Game Boy games, including Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Metroid, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Kirby's Dream Land, 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

With a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership, players get access to even more benefits, including a library of Nintendo 64 games with added online play for up to four players (additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode; sold separately), a library of select Game Boy Advance games, Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Happy Home Paradise DLC, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Booster Course Pass DLC, Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion DLC (full version of game required to use DLC for that game; sold separately) 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.

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.

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. Visit for more details.

Remember that the Nintendo Switch features 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 and

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