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:


  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

    • Fire
      Emblem Fates: Birthright
      – Two kingdoms are on the
      brink of war. Whose side will you choose? Torn between two
      families, you’re an heir of Hoshido, raised by Nohrian royals. If
      you walk the path of Birthright, you’ll battle the
      corrupted king of Nohr beside a family of strangers. Command them
      expertly and forge deep relationships to master this next entry in
      the beloved turn-based strategy series. The Fire Emblem Fates:
      Birthright
      game will be available on Feb. 19.
    • Fire
      Emblem Fates: Conquest
      – Two kingdoms are on the brink
      of war. Whose side will you choose? Torn between two families,
      you’re an heir of Hoshido, raised by Nohrian royals. If you walk
      the path of Conquest, you must fight to change your
      misguided kingdom from within. Command warriors with expert
      precision and forge deep relationships to master this next entry
      in the beloved turn-based strategy series. The Fire Emblem
      Fates: Conquest
      game will be available on Feb. 19.
    • Fire
      Emblem Fates
      : Map Pack 1
      Map Pack 1
      features 11 maps plus bonus content upon release. These maps shine
      new light on the cast of characters from Fire Emblem Fates:
      Birthright
      and Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest, as well as
      old favorites from the Fire Emblem Awakening game. Discover
      new background stories about these beloved warriors, while earning
      more experience points and exclusive weaponry. By purchasing Map
      Pack 1, players will receive the downloadable content as it
      releases. Maps will launch weekly through April 21. Players must
      own Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright or Fire Emblem Fates:
      Conquest
      to access all DLC, which is available for purchase
      in-game after completing Chapter 6. The first map, Map 1: Before
      Awakening, is now available for free to owners of either game.
    • Project
      X Zone 2
      – In the sequel to the original
      world-crossing adventure, legendary characters from some of
      Japan’s most prolific video game publishers come together to
      create the biggest mashup strategy game ever! Team up with classic
      characters from dozens of the most popular franchises in video
      game history like Chrom and Lucina from Fire Emblem Awakening
      and Fiora from the Xenoblade Chronicles game. Click here
      to view a trailer for the game.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U

    • Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos – In this
      NES classic sequel, the Emperor of Darkness, Ashtar, is on the
      move following his servant’s failure. It’s up to Ryu Hayabusa to
      save the day again. Pick up items that will provide increased
      abilities, like splitting Ryu into three. Destroy enemies with the
      Invincible Fire Wheel and other powerful ninjutsu techniques.
    • Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom – Join
      master ninja Ryu Hayabusa, last member of the famous Dragon Clan,
      in the third and final chapter of the legendary Ninja Gaiden
      saga on NES. Help Ryu defeat the forces of evil once more and
      discover the real culprit behind – spoiler alert! – Irene’s tragic
      death!
    • Double Dragon III: The Sacred Stones – Join the Lee
      brothers as they head on a worldwide search for their friend
      Marion and the powerful Sacred Stones. Defeat your enemies using a
      collection of martial arts moves, including those of enemies that
      join your quest. Play solo or together with another player as you
      finally reach the evil mastermind behind Marion’s kidnapping.

Nintendo eShop sales:

Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

  • New themes this week include:

    • SEGA Dreamcast Theme
    • Pokémon: Champion Steven
    • Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright – Available on Feb.
      19
    • Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest – Available on Feb. 19

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 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.

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 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