The Nerd Side Of Life

Nintendo Downloads for New Years Week

This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

DYNASTY WARRIORS 8: Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition – Immerse yourself in the vivid tales of the Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Play as the mighty warrior Lu Bu, and embark on a journey that depicts his way of life. The Definitive Edition includes all of the downloadable content from past versions of the game.


Splatoon 2 Frosty Fest – Fans of the Splatoon 2 game have plenty of reasons to start inkin’ online*. Frosty Fest will turn Inkopolis Square into a festive winter wonderland. Inklings and Octolings will even get to use some very fancy glitter-filled ink! In keeping with the season, this special Splatfest asks: Who do you get most excited to spend the holidays with: Friends or Family? Choose a side and battle it out from Jan. 4 at 2 p.m. PT to Jan. 6 at 2 p.m. PT. You can also get seasonal gear that will be distributed via the Splatoon 2News channel on your Nintendo Switch system. Look for these free gifts in late December. Need a reminder? Redeem your My Nintendo points** now for a themed wallpaper featuring the special gear.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Piranha Plant – Don’t forget that My Nintendo users who purchase and register the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game by Jan. 31, 2019, will receive a download code for Piranha Plant, which will join the battle as a playable character when it’s available. Get all the details at

Also new this week:

ACA NEOGEO PUZZLE BOBBLE (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Arcade Archives DONKEY KONG JR. (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

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Diggerman (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Gelly Break – Demo Version (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Jewel Fever 2 – Full and Demo Versions (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Mech Rage (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Revenge of the Bird King (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Xenon Valkyrie+ (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available Jan. 1

Nintendo eShop sales:

Are you excited for any of these titles? I’m about to buy Jewel Fever 2! Tell us in the comments which look most fun!