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This week’s Switch/ Wii U/3DS-specific UK software sales are as follows:

Switch

1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Nintendo
2. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – Nintendo
3. Super Mario Odyssey- Nintendo
4. Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition – Nintendo
5. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
6. FIFA 18 – EA
7. Splatoon 2 – Nintendo
8. Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit – Nintendo
9. 1-2-Switch – Nintendo
10. Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 – Warner Bros. Interactive

Wii U

1. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – Nintendo
2. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
3. Just Dance 2018 – Ubisoft
4. Minecraft: Wii U Edition – Nintendo
5. Wii Party U – Nintendo
6. Splatoon – Nintendo
7. Lego City Undercover – Nintendo
8. Mario Party 10 – Nintendo
9. Super Mario 3D World – Nintendo
10. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD – Nintendo

3DS

1. Mario Kart 7 – Nintendo
2. Pokemon Ultra Moon – Nintendo
3. Pokemon Ultra Sun – Nintendo
4. New Super Mario Bros. 2 – Nintendo
5. Detective Pikachu – Nintendo
6. Super Mario 3D Land – Nintendo
7. Luigi’s Mansion 2 – Nintendo
8. Tomodachi Life – Nintendo
9. Mario Party: Island Tour – Nintendo
10. Miitopia – Nintendo

Source: Chart-Track

Both the Switch and the Wii U version of Minecraft will be getting a small update later today. Below are the official patch notes (they are identical for both versions):

  • Added Egyptian Mythology Mash-Up Pack
  • Fix for Minecarts being destroyed by Lava
  • Fix for MCCE #7207 – Some Skins are Buggy
  • Optimized Beacons: This will allow a larger number of beacons to be placed before any noticeable fps decrease.

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In 2014, Ubisoft mentioned that it had been sitting on a Wii U game for several months. It was completely finished, and was just a matter of when it would release.

Ultimately, Ubisoft chose not to publish the title. After it was clarified that the game was primarily aimed at “families and friends”, it was never officially announced. Footage did end up leaking a year later in February 2015 after it was outed as Know Your Friends.

DidYouKnowGaming? and Liam Robertson have now taken a closer look at Know Your Friends, which did not ship primarily due to slow Wii U sales. Watch the full report below. 

The physical version of Xenoblade Chronicles 2’s soundtrack debuted in Japan this week. Included inside is a booklet, which features a discussion with Monolith Soft boss Tetsuya Takahashi and Koh Kojima, who has been a director on all of the Xenoblade games.

It’s not entirely clear which of the two said it, but it sounds like Takahashi spoke about his interests for future projects. He mentioned wanting to create another Xenoblade sequel, a sequel to Xenoblade Chronicles X, and also making a brand new original story project from scratch.

Last August, Monolith Soft began recruiting for an ambitious new project. Takahashi has also previously expressed interest in bringing Xenoblade Chronicles X to Switch. 

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This week’s Switch/ Wii U/3DS-specific UK software sales are as follows:

Switch

1. Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition – Nintendo
2. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – Nintendo
3. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe- Nintendo
4. Super Mario Odyssey – Nintendo
5. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
6. Splatoon 2 – Nintendo
7. Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit – Nintendo
8. FIFA 18 – EA
9. 1-2-Switch – Nintendo
10. Kirby Star Allies – Nintendo

Wii U

1. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – Nintendo
2. Minecraft: Wii U Edition – Nintendo
3. Just Dance 2018 – Ubisoft
4. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
5. Splatoon – Nintendo
6. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD – Nintendo
7. Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival – Nintendo
8. Lego Dimensions – Warner Bros. Interactive
9. Lego City Undercover – Nintendo
10. Wii Party U – Nintendo

3DS

1. Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux – Atlus
2. Mario Kart 7 – Nintendo
3. Detective Pikachu – Nintendo
4. Pokemon Ultra Sun – Nintendo
5. Super Mario 3D Land – Nintendo
6. Pokemon Ultra Moon – Nintendo
7. New Super Mario Bros. 2 – Nintendo
8. Luigi’s Mansion 2 – Nintendo
9. Tomodachi Life – Nintendo
10. Miitopia – Nintendo

Source: Chart-Track

Update (5/19): Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Creating a Champion is also 39% off on Amazon Canada.


Original (5/16): The upcoming Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Creating a Champion book has been heavily discounted on Amazon. As of now, pre-orders are 40% off.

The book started off at $39.99. If you’re interested, you can reserve it here for $23.99.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Creating a Champion features 400 pages of concept art from the game and more.

Mojang is starting to roll out the Update Aquatic for Minecraft. It’ll be going live on Switch when it’s updated to the Bedrock version on June 21, with the Wii U version to follow.

The Update Aquatic will be delivered in two phases, each with different features. Phase One contains the following:

Amazon has updated its product listing for Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Creating a Champion, and it now shows the official cover. We have it above.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Creating a Champion is currently slated for late November. It features 400 pages of concept art, developer discussions, and more.

You can pre-order the book on Amazon here. Doing so will save you 14%.

Are you bothered by having to wait around for runes to recharge in Zelda: Breath of the Wild? Then perhaps a new glitch will pique your interest.

Once you’ve placed an object in stasis and launched it airborne, viewing a cut-scene from Link’s memories restores your stamina and runes. The glitch allows players to use stasis several times over midair.

Here’s a look:

We’re here to bring you the latest Nintendo maintenance schedule following the most recent update. Currently seven different sessions are planned, including a few for Switch.

Here’s the full rundown of upcoming maintenance: