Media Create sales (9/18/17 – 9/24/17)
The latest Japanese hardware sales from Media Create are as follows:
Switch – 43,426
PS4 – 18,396
New 3DS LL – 8,726
New 2DS LL – 8,508
PS4 Pro – 5,418
Vita – 3,707
2DS – 1,659
New 3DS – 379
PS3 – 87
Xbox One – 76
Wii U – 56
For comparison’s sake, here are the hardware numbers from last week:
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
And here are the software charts:
Nintendo reveals additional details about Nintendo World Championships 2017
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Nintendo has isssued a new announcement covering additional details about the Nintendo World Championships 2017.
First, Metroid: Samus Returns is confirmed to be in the tournament. Also, along with the 16 qualifying players, 8 players from across the country and around the world have been invited, including talented speed-runners, tournament players and online personalities from the United States, Europe, Canada and Mexico. Actor and Super Smash Bros. tournament player Asa Butterfield and WWE Superstar Bayley will be present.
Oxenfree listed for October 6 launch on the North American Switch eShop
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Another big Switch game could be launching on Switch very soon. According to Nintendo’s website, Oxenfree is due out on October 6. That listing isn’t absolutely definitive, but it’s a good sign that we’ll be seeing the game in the near future.
Here’s an overview of Oxenfree:
Current Fire Emblem Warriors roster, including previously unseen characters
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Fire Emblem Warriors officially launches in Japan on Thursday. However, some players are managing to get their hands on the game early. Because of that, information is being revealed early, including new characters.
The tricky thing here is that we’re still learning who is playable and who is just an NPC. But as things stand currently, Fire Emblem Warriors’ roster can be found below.
Square Enix announces localization of Spelunker Party! for Switch, out next month
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Square Enix is localizing the Japanese Switch title Spelunker Party! for North America and Europe, the company announced today. The game will be available digitally via the eShop on October 19. Pricing is set at $29.99.
Here’s an overview:
Golf Story confirmed for launch on September 28
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Golf Story was initially listed for September 28 on the European eShop today. Thankfully that date is confirmed, and it applies to both North America and Europe.
Nintendo of America passed along the news:
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) September 25, 2017
Nintendo on Super Mario Kart – ties to F-Zero, how Mario characters got in, items, more
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Nintendo has been publishing weekly interviews about games included in the Super NES Classic Edition in preparation of the hardware’s launch later this week. For the latest discussion, Super Mario Kart is the focus. Tadashi Sugiyama and Hideki Konno were brought in to talk about the SNES game.
Sugiyama and Konno talked about Super Mario Kart’s origins, including how Shigeru Miyamoto’s request to create a 2-player F-Zero led to the start of the project. They also explained how Mario Kart characters ended up being inserted, the various items, and more.
You can read the full interview with Sugiyama and Konno below.
The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia releasing in North America next April
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The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia came out in Japan earlier this year. Dark Horse Comics is readying the English release, and it now has a release window. You can look forward to the North American launch in April 2018.
The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia will cover the series’ first game up through Twilight Pricness HD. Spread across 320 pages, you’ll find explanations and descriptions of everything from items and potion to relationships between characters. The book contains maps, illustrations, and screencaps plus an interview with series producer Eiji Aonuma.
Pre-orders for The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia are opening soon. Pricing is set at $39.99.
Nintendo confirms Fire Emblem Warriors DLC for the west, game’s amiibo support detailed
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Nintendo has announced the Fire Emblem Warriors DLC for North America and Europe, which was first revealed at the Tokyo Game Show this weekend.
Here’s the full rundown of DLC with pricing:
Attack on Titan 2 confirmed for Switch in the west
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Attack on Titan 2 was announced for Switch during the Tokyo Game Show this past weekend. Koei Tecmo followed up with news for the west today, confirming that the Switch version will also be released in North America and Europe.
We have the following overview as well:
A.O.T. 2 delves deeply into the fascinatingnarrative of Attack on Titan’s second season and offers players exhilarating action and new challenges, as it introduces the newly improved omni-directional mobility gear offering advanced freedom of movement and targeting precision to counter enhanced Titan movements.
Players will be able to try their new moves against these fearsome Titans as they control characters from a Titan-sized roster! Outside of battle they will be able to deepen their relationships with their fellow squad-mates while gaining greater insight into life within the walls thanks to more advanced RPG elements.
Attack on Titan 2 will launch for Switch physically and digitally in early 2018.
Source: Koei Tecmo PR