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Update 2: This is something we’re less certain about, but Wolf Link is apparently “fixed” as well. We’re not entirely sure how widespread this was, but Wolf Life was sometimes summoned with full hearts; rather than the default three, even if the Cave of Trials from Twilight Princess was not played.

Update: Bumped to the top. Some reports are surfacing that the infinite arrows glitch has been fixed. In case you’re wondering, it involves the following:


Original: Last night, Nintendo brought out a third update for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. All players can download version 1.1.2. Unfortunately, Nintendo didn’t elaborate on specifics, only stating that it implements adjustments “to make for a more pleasant gaming experience.”

So what’s included here? Initial impressions indicate that the frame rate hasn’t been improved unlike last time. However, Nintendo may have addressed a glitch with one particular boss.

Switch is receiving some exclusive, free DLC tomorrow. Square Enix will be updating the RPG to add in the Temporal Battle Arena.

Additional information was shared today about the DLC, including how you can actually access it. Square Enix passed along the following overview:

The Temporal Battle Arena introduces a new way to play against friends in thrilling turn-based battles. It will enable players to upload and download parties for battle, allowing them to create their perfect character set-up for battle against random parties of various skill levels, or to battle against a friend’s party data by entering their player ID.

To access the Temporal Battle Arena, Nintendo Switch players will need to have downloaded the latest patch update and have completed the game. They can then revisit the Frozen Lands and gain access to the Arena after encountering “Togi”.

Source: Square Enix PR

The second developer diary is now online for Rime. For the new video, developers from Tequila Works team talk about the artwork and music that shaped the game. Have a look below.

This week’s Famitsu scans are now available. Highlights include Sonic Forces (including new screenshots), Sonic Mania, Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology, Fire Emblem Echoes, Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax, and Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission X. Scans of all games can be found below.

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The first official Switch bundle has been outed by Nintendo’s own official store in Russia.

Consumers will be able to choose between two options: one with gray Joy-Con and another with the neon colors (note that these pages may be inaccessible unless you’re located in Russia or use a proxy). Both come with a physical copy as opposed to a pre-installed version.

Nintendo may be announcing this Mario Kart 8 Deluxe bundle during its Nintendo Direct tonight. It’s unclear if North America will be receiving the package at this time.

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The latest Japanese hardware sales from Media Create are as follows:

Switch – 41,193
New 3DS LL – 19,533
PS4 – 18,022
PS4 Pro – 6,490
Vita – 5,987
2DS – 4,629
New 3DS – 1,523
PS3 – 704
Wii U – 358
Xbox One – 132

For comparison’s sake, here are the hardware numbers from last week:

Switch – 45,509
New 3DS LL – 25,719
PS4 – 25,006
Vita – 7,780
2DS – 6,240
PS4 Pro – 5,051
New 3DS – 1,995
PS3 – 1,724
Wii U – 449
Xbox One – 187

And here are the software charts:

Update: Nintendo’s official statement is the same as the last patch: “Adjustments have been made to make for a more pleasant gaming experience.”


Original: Following the new update released at the end of March, another new patch has just been distributed for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Players can download version 1.1.2 right now.

The last Zelda: Breath of the Wild update introduced performance improvements, enhancing the game’s frame rate on Switch in particular. As of now, patch notes for today’s download are not yet available. We’ll keep an eye out on something official from Nintendo.

Thanks to Billy for the tip.

Amazon has a few notable deals up and running at the moment. You can save on microSD cards for Switch, a few games, and an upcoming art book.

Highlights are below:

Various microSD cards on sale, compatible with Switch (today only)
Harvest Moon: Skytree Village – $19.75 (was $29.99)
Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World – $29.99 (was $39.99)
Pokemon Sun/Moon – $29.99 (was $39.99)
Shovel Knight: Design Works (pre-order) – $32.70 (was $39.99)

One final note by the way – Cave Story+ for Switch is now up for pre-order here (thanks axel).

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NIS America has sent out a new Disgaea 5 Complete trailer introducing Killia and Seraphina, two of the game’s characters. Here’s the new video:

At the end of February, Zoink announced a brand new game for Switch called Flipping Death. Topics include connections to Stick it to the Man, a rough estimate of length, physical release, other potential Switch games, and more. Check out the full video below.