Tag: Nintendo

Nintendo is closing down the eShop for 3DS and Wii U

Nintendo is going to be closing down the eShop for the 3DS and Wii U next year in March 2023. This will mean a few things will start to set in motion, for example from 23rd May 2022, users will not be able to add any funds to the account and then from 29th August 2022 Nintendo eShop cards can not be topped up. All download codes can however, be redeemed […]

Nintendo releases update to allow Bluetooth Audio on Switch

Nintendo has released a new software update for the Switch, Switch Lite and Switch OLED with a highly requested feature, Bluetooth audio. Once updated to version 13.0.0 a new Bluetooth Audio option in the Settings app will appear allowing you to pair headphones, speakers and anything else. A new Bluetooth icon will also show in the status section to indicate when headphones are connected,. The latest #NintendoSwitch update is now […]

Nintendo announces new OLED version of the Switch

This week, Nintendo updated the Switch, after many months of rumours, many expected a ‘Pro’ version, with 4K output and at least, some updated graphics capabilities. However, with the new updated model, Nintendo has opted for a more minor change this time, with a new OLED screen, improved audio as well as some minor improvements all round to make the Switch experience better. The new Nintendo Switch OLED features a […]

Nintendo is saying a lot of households purchased a second Switch in 2020

Nintendo has recently revealed to investors that in the last fiscal year, which ended in March 2021 the company sold around 6 million Switch consoles to households that had already purchased one before, equating to 20% of the total units shipped in that time frame. A lot has happened in that time, we had a pandemic, which is still ongoing and this forced people and families to be at home, […]

Nintendo announces new blue Switch Lite

Today Nintendo has announced it is expanding the colour choices of the entry level Switch model, by adding a new blue colour. Adding to the existing coral, yellow, gray and turquoise options too. Prices are the same at $199.99 in the US and will be available next month on 21st May which also coincides with the launch of Miitopia, a game that launched on the 3DS back in 2016 which […]

Nintendo announces new Mario themed switch, available next month

Today Nintendo has announced a new Mario themed edition of the Switch and it is definitely kid friendly, with bright intense red and blue colours. The Switch itself and docking station is bright red, as are the Joy-Cons, with blue insides, the dock for the Joy-Cons is bright blue and the included case is red with yellow zips. The ‘Mario Red & Blue Edition’ as it is called is launching […]

Netflix wont work on the Nintendo Wii U and 3DS later this year

The Nintendo 3DS and Wii U will be losing access to Netflix later this year on the 30th June 2021 and as of writing, the actual app has been removed from the eShop, making it impossible for new users to download the app – if there are any new users. Nintendo updated its support document to outline the details, with a full list of affected devices. These apps will lose […]

Nintendo is offering a ‘year in review’, to see how much time you’ve spent on Switch

Nintendo is joining in on the year in review trend that Spotify, Apple Music and Tiktok have being doing with a web page you can log into to see how long you have spent playing on the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo did do this last year too and you’ll be able to see how many hours were spent playing on the Switch and on what games. Nintendo will also let you […]

Nintendo releases version 11.0.0 for Switch and Switch Lite with lots of new features

Nintendo recently released a new system update for the Switch and Switch Lite, bumping it up to version 11.0 and unlike the last handful of updates, Nintendo has made a lot of improvements and added new features. Save Data Cloud has been improved to better supports users with multiple switch units, as the cloud data backed up the cloud will now automatically download on other consoles. Nintendo says that this […]

Nintendo sold nearly 3/4 million Switch units last month

The Nintendo Switch, since it was launched back in 2017 as well as the Switch Lite when it was launched  at the end of last year have been selling in massive numbers, so far to date the Kyoto based company has sold nearly 70 million units, 68.3 million to be exact and the numbers keep climbing. The company revealed in its recent earnings repot that it had sold over 735,000 […]