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System: Switch (eShop)
Release date: April 19, 2018
Developer: Playdius
Publisher: Oudidon

BAFL: Breaks Are For Losers is a title that strives to deliver classic “old school arcade racing games” vibes on the portable system we’ve all come to love. After previously appearing on Steam, it seemed like more than a fitting enough release to be added to the Switch’s library. But does BAFL successfully capture the rush and fun of classing old school racing games, or is it actually just something for the losers?

It was recently announced that the first Disgaea is receiving a remake. The game, known as Disgaea Refine in Japan, is now confirmed for the west as Disgaea 1 Complete.

A listing on NIS America’s store confirms Disgaea 1 Complete’s localization. It’ll be available this fall, and a special “Rosen Queen’s Finest Edition” will be offered to fans.

The package includes the following:

This week’s European Nintendo Downloads are as follows:

Something rather strange happened with Sonic Mania yesterday. For some users in the UK, an update went live on the PlayStation Network. It has since been pulled, though quite a few players were able to download the patch.

With that accidental leak, we have a bunch of details about what SEGA and the rest of the Sonic Mania team has in store for an upcoming update (which will also be applicable for Sonic Mania Plus). If you’re interested in the information, continue on below. Just be wary of potential spoilers.

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

Switch – 36,308
PS4 – 9,491
New 2DS LL – 4,564
New 3DS LL – 3,366
Vita – 2,921
PS4 Pro – 1,473
2DS – 616
Xbox One – 55
Xbox One X – 17

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

Switch – 40,016
PS4 – 9,530
New 2DS LL – 5,006
PS4 Pro – 4,970
New 3DS LL – 3,865
Vita – 2,929
2DS – 551
Xbox One – 72
Xbox One X – 47

And here are the software charts:

The Wave Race series has been dormant for a very long time. We’re closing in on two decades since Wave Race: Blue Storm, which came to GameCube in 2001.

Could Wave Race finally return on Switch? There are no promises, but Nintendo managing executive officer Shinya Takahashi – who has played a large role with the console – seems interested in the possibility.

Dark Souls: Remastered will no longer release for Switch on May 25, Bandai Namco has announced. It will now arrive sometime this summer.

Along with the game, the Solaire of Astora amiibo has also been pushed back to the summer as well.

Following up on yesterday’s classification from Australia, Saber Interactive has announced that NBA Playgrounds 2 is happening. The game is due out this summer.

NBA Playgrounds 2 features a new lineup of online and local multiplayer game modes, new courts, and more. Here’s a further breakdown on what’s new:

Saber Interactive appears to be working on a sequel to NBA Playgrounds. In Australia, a classification for NBA Playgrounds 2 has been listed. It was just added to the database today.

We’ve yet to receive an official announcement for NBA Playgrounds 2 at this time. However, the Australian database only rates authentic products – so we should be hearing something very soon.

The latest Switch update has just gone live. As of now, all system users can download firmware version 5.0.2.

Today’s update makes general system stability improvements to enhance the user’s experience. Nintendo specifically calls out the following:

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