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Wii U update out now (version 5.5.3)

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Many Switch owners are anticipating the next system update that should arrive close to the launch of Nintendo Switch Online. That hasn’t happened yet, though Nintendo has updated its previous console.

Indeed: a new system firmware update is live for Wii U. According to Nintendo, version 5.5.3 makes improvements to system stability and usability.

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

Switch

1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe- Nintendo
2. Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate – Capcom
3. Super Mario Odyssey – Nintendo
4. Minecraft – Nintendo
5. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
6. Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy- Activision Blizzard
7. Mario Tennis Aces – Nintendo
8. Splatoon 2 – Nintendo
9. Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Nintendo
10. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – Nintendo

Wii U

1. Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival – Nintendo
2. Super Mario 3D World – Nintendo
3. Mario Party 10 – Nintendo
4. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD – Nintendo
5. Minecraft: Wii U Edition – Nintendo
6. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – Nintendo
7. Paper Mario: Color Splash – Nintendo
8. Just Dance 2018 – Ubisoft
9. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
10. New Super Mario Bros. U + New Super Luigi U – Nintendo

3DS

1. Mario Kart 7 – Nintendo
2. Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Nintendo
3. Pokemon Ultra Sun – Nintendo
4. Donkey Kong Country Returns – Nintendo
5. Super Mario Maker – Nintendo
6. New Super Mario Bros. 2 – Nintendo
7. Super Mario 3D Land – Nintendo
8. Pokemon Ultra Moon – Nintendo
9. Tomodachi Life – Nintendo
10. Luigi’s Mansion 2 – Nintendo

Source: Chart-Track

As the summer draws to a close, Square Enix is hosting a new “Back to School Sale” on its official store. Games for Switch, 3DS, DS, and Wii U have been discounted. This includes a significantly lower price on Lost Sphear.

Here’s the full lineup of discounts:

Yacht Club Games has announced the release date of a few Shovel-Knight related products.

The King of Cards expansion and new Showdown battle mode are launching April 9, 2019. On that same day, the physical version of Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove will be available on Switch, alongside the trio of new amiibo – a three-pack featuring Plague Knight, Specter Knight, and King Knight.

The physical version of Shovel Knight: King of Cards will cost $39.99. Those who have Treasure Trove digitally can receive the additional upcoming content at no extra charge. King of Cards and Showdown will be sold separately as digital releases as well.

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Yacht Club Games has provided fresh information on Shovel Knight Showdown.

If you’ve previously purchased the game on Switch or Wii U, it will be offered as part of a free update. Players can also choose to buy it separately. Unfortunately, there are no plans to support 3DS.

A few days ago, Yacht Club teased imminent news for Shovel Knight. That has culminated in a first look at Shovel Knight Showdown, the game’s upcoming multiplayer expansion.

Here’s some footage:

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

Switch

1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe- Nintendo
2. Super Mario Odyssey – Nintendo
3. Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy- Activision Blizzard
4. Minecraft – Nintendo
5. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
6. Mario Tennis Aces – Nintendo
7. Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Nintendo
8. Splatoon 2 – Nintendo
9. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – Nintendo
10. Go Vacation – Nintendo

Wii U

1. Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival – Nintendo
2. Minecraft: Wii U Edition – Nintendo
3. Super Mario 3D World – Nintendo
4. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD – Nintendo
5. New Super Mario Bros. U + Super Luigi U – Nintendo
6. Just Dance 2018 – Ubisoft
7. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
8. Splatoon – Nintendo
9. Paper Mario: Color Splash – Nintendo
10. Mario Party 10 – Nintendo

3DS

1. Mario Kart 7 – Nintendo
2. Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Nintendo
3. Pokemon Ultra Sun – Nintendo
4. Donkey Kong Country Returns – Nintendo
5. Super Mario Maker – Nintendo
6. Super Mario 3D Land – Nintendo
7. Pokemon Ultra Moon – Nintendo
8. New Super Mario Bros. 2 – Nintendo
9. Tomodachi Life – Nintendo
10. WarioWare Gold – Nintendo

Source: Chart-Track

A new skin pack has been released for Minecraft. This one features skins from the most recent Star Wars movie, Solo: A Star Wars Story. Also out today is Skin Pack 3 for the Wii U version of the game.

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As part of Splatoon 2’s August content update, Ancho-V Games was added as the latest stage. Fans will remember that the level first appeared in the original Splatoon. See how the stage compares between both games below.

GameXplain has shared a new video offering comparisons between all of the returning stages from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U to be featured in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Check it out below.