Minecraft’s Better Together update targeted for this winter on Switch
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The big Together Update has started to roll out across various platforms today. However, the wait for its release on Switch will be a bit longer. Right now, the plan is to have it ready this winter.
Mojang wrote in a blog post:
We’re still working on getting this new version of Minecraft ready for players on Nintendo Switch. We want to make sure that everything is ready to bring this platform onboard, and there’s a lot of work to do to make that happen. After all, no one has ever done anything like this before in the history of gaming. We expect to be ready with the free Better Together Update on Switch this winter.
The Better Together update lets players experience Minecraft together regardless of the platform you’re playing on. You can also access user-made content on Marketplace, adds new content, and more.
Below is a trailer for the Better Together update for Minecraft:
Scans roundup – Strange Journey Redux, Lost Sphear, Mario & Luigi, Fire Emblem Warriors
This week’s Famitsu scans are now available. Highlights include Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux, Lost Sphear, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions, and Fire Emblem Warriors. Scans of all games are below.
Massive amount of Super Mario Odyssey footage
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All sorts of outlets have come forward with Super Mario Odyssey footage with Nintendo lifting a preview embargo today. We’ve rounded up a ton of videos below.
Media Create sales (9/11/17 – 9/17/17)
The latest Japanese hardware sales from Media Create are as follows:
Switch – 44,052
PS4 – 19,322
New 3DS LL – 10,650
New 2DS LL – 8,761
PS4 Pro – 5,338
Vita – 3,847
2DS – 1,726
New 3DS – 428
PS3 – 99
Wii U – 86
Xbox One – 57
For comparison’s sake, here are the hardware numbers from last week:
Switch – 45,439
PS4 – 18,483
PS4 Pro – 10,999
New3DS LL – 9,628
New2DS LL – 9,403
Vita – 3,913
2DS – 1,772
New 3DS – 331
PS3 – 115
Wii U – 90
Xbox One – 63
And here are the software charts:
Pokken Tournament DX: Braixen trailer
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The next character trailer for Pokken Tournament DX has arrived featuring Braixen. Take a look at the new video below.
Next Zelda: Breath of the Wild item distribution going out to players on Switch
Nintendo has kicked off another Zelda: Breath of the Wild item distribution on Switch. If you’ve subscribed to the game’s official news channel, you should be able to see the latest message from director Hidemaro Fujibayashi.
Nintendo sent out multiple items this time around. Along with a Bright-Eyed Crab, you’ll also receive a Stamella Shroom. This is the sixth item distribution for Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
Source: Switch news
Kunio-kun: The World Classics Collection announced for Switch in Japan for 2018
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The company Arc System Works has just announced that Kunio-kun: The World Classics Collection will be launching on the Switch in Japan next year.
Below is the information for Kunio-kun: The World Classics Collection translated, courtesy of Gematsu.
Super Mario Odyssey has an outfit tied in from New 3DS commercial featuring Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
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When the New 3DS was announced, Nintendo had some commercials in Japan featuring Japanese singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu to show off the new product.
Well it seems the outfit that Mario wore in one of advertisements for the New 3DS has found its way in Super Mario Odyssey as an outfit that Mario can wear. The outfit now known as the “Fashionable Outfit” was shown in one of the gameplay footage video we posted up earlier, which you can check out here.
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— Yoon⎠ (@everse_yoon) September 20, 2017
Thanks to @everse_yoon for the tip.
Steins;Gate Elite now official for Switch, out Spring 2018 in Japan
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Early accounts from this week’s Famitsu suggested that Steins;Gate Elite is bound for Switch. Based on the latest information from the magazine, it’s now absolutely official. Steins;Gate Elite is hitting Switch in Spring 2018 in Japan.
The new version of Steins;Gate is a “full animation adventure game”. It’s totally different from the series’ traditional style. Famitsu also says that every second of the anime has been captured for the game, and new routes not present in the show are in the works. WhiteFox, the same animation studio that produced the anime, is in charge of production.
Famitsu review scores (9/19/17) – Fire Emblem Warriors
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This week’s Famitsu review scores are as follows:
Destiny 2 (PS4 / XBO) – 9/9/8/9
Planet of the Eyes (PS4) – 7/7/7/8
Kingdom New Lands (Switch) – 7/7/8/7
Fire Emblem Warriors (Switch / New 3DS) – 9/9/9/9
Shinobi Koi Utsutsu Kanmitsu Hanakoi Emaki (PSV) – 8/8/8/8
Heiligenstadt no Uta (PSV) – 7/8/8/8
Nora Princess and Stray Cat (PSV) – 8/8/7/8
Genkai Tokki: Castle Panzers (PS4) – 8/8/8/7
Knack 2 (PS4) – 7/8/8/8
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III (PS4) – 9/8/8/8