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

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


  • Virtual Console on Wii U

    • 1080o
      Snowboarding
      – Get ready to experience one of the
      first realistic snowboarding games ever created! In this Nintendo
      64 classic, select from five characters, each with his or her own
      attributes and special tricks. Pick a snowboard that best suits
      your rider, and then head down the mountain and feel the sensation
      of speed that’ll make you forget all about the cold.

Nintendo eShop sales:

  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U

    • Runbow
      is 25 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $11.25) until 8:59 a.m.
      PT on Jan. 14.
    • Santa
      Factory
      is more than 65 percent off (reduced from
      $7.99 to $2.49) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 6.
    • Blocky
      Bot
      and Paper
      Monsters Recut
      are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan.
      21.

Activities:

  • Tips for your new Nintendo system: Did you get a new Nintendo
    system for the holidays? Make sure to get the most of your new system
    by playing games featuring your favorite Nintendo characters. Check
    out our top tips for Wii
    U
    and Nintendo
    3DS
    !

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.

The 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 the 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.

Remember 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 http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu
or http://www.nintendo.com/3ds.

Note to editors: Nintendo press materials are available at http://press.nintendo.com,
a password-protected site. To obtain a login, please register on the
site.

Contacts

Golin
Eddie Garcia, 213-335-5536
egarcia@golin.com
or
Rich
George, 415-318-4342
rgeorge@golin.com