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Nintendo Digital Download: 3…2…1…GO!

This week’s digital downloads are a bit on the light side for quantity, but more than make up for it in quality. Arriving late tonight/early tomorrow morning is the much-anticipated Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. It’s absolutely packed to the gills with content and is sure to be one of the most played Switch games yet.

Puyo Puyo Tetris released on Tuesday and is available on the Nintendo Switch eShop for $29.99. It’s a fantastic puzzle game and a perfect fit for the Switch’s hybrid nature. Now you can kill some time anywhere you go. Read our review!

TumbleSeed will be coming to the Nintendo Switch eShop next Tuesday. It’s a unique game where you balance a seed and try to avoid pitfalls and hazards as the level auto-scrolls vertically up the side of a mountain.

The rest of this week’s downloads are below:


This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game races to the Nintendo Switch console with more characters, karts and tracks unlocked from the start than any other game in Mario Kart history. The anti-gravity racing game is the definitive version of Mario Kart 8and includes a revamped Battle Mode that players of all ages can enjoy together.* Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will be available on April 28.
    • Puyo Puyo Tetris – Two puzzle game juggernauts collide as Tetris, one of the best-selling and most-recognized brands in gaming history, and Puyo Puyo from SEGA have combined to create a fun-to-play, fast-paced, competitive party game like no other. The game offers tons of game-play styles – from single-player Adventure and Challenge modes to ferocious competition with Arcade modes up to four players** – for tons of Tetris/Puyo Puyo variety. A free demo for the game is also available in Nintendo eShop
Nintendo eShop sales:
Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:
  • New themes this week include:
    • Kirby’s 25th Anniversary
    • Runbow Pocket Theme Bundle
  • New My Nintendo Reward! – To celebrate the upcoming launch of the Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers game for the Nintendo Switch console on May 26, My Nintendo is offering a May calendar featuring the “supreme master of the fist” himself, Akuma. To learn more about other My Nintendo rewards, head over to https://my.nintendo.com.
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 Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.


Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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