Weekly download news
You can download new games, applications and other content from Nintendo eShop on your Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS family system or Wii U, and also via this website*. Scroll down to see what’s new this week, visit the gamepages to see what purchase options are available or find more information on downloadable games for your Nintendo systems.
Splatoon 2 Global Testfire
The free Splatoon 2 Global Testfire demo event kicks off Friday 24th March, 19:00 (UK time) on Nintendo Switch, and you can prepare yourselves right now by downloading** the necessary software from Nintendo eShop. You can even download it directly to your system from the Splatoon 2 gamepage*.
Nintendo Switch download software
ACA NEOGEO THE KING OF FIGHTERS '94
The KING OF FIGHTERS '94 is a fighting game that was released by SNK in 1994 in Japan. Find out more
Nintendo 3DS download software
Frontier Days Founding Pioneers
Frontier Days Founding Pioneers is a simulation game where you'll build new cities on undeveloped land. Find out more
New Nintendo 3DS download software
New Nintendo 3DS
Double Breakout is a Breakout game which combines game mechanics from Breakout and Pong. Find out more
Wii U download software
A.C.E. – Alien Cleanup Elite
A.C.E. – Alien Cleanup Elite is a 90s inspired arcade game. Find out more
Double Breakout II
Double Breakout II is a game for one or two players combining game mechanics from Breakout and Pong. Find out more
Sky Force Anniversary
The legendary shoot-’em-up is here to celebrate its 10-year anniversary in super-destructive style. Find out more
Virtual Console (Wii U)
Wii U , Turbografx (PC Engine) , Wii
Dungeon Explorer is a multiplayer action RPG where up to five players can play at the same time. Find out more
Turbografx (PC Engine) , Wii U , Wii
You are a brave boy who sets off on a journey to rescue the kidnapped princess and reclaim the eight medallions that were stolen by the evil demon, Dirth. Find out more
- 7th Dragon III Code: VFD (Nintendo 3DS)
- 99Seconds (Wii U)
- Alien on the run (Nintendo 3DS)
- Breakout Defense (Wii U)
- Crazy Construction (Nintendo 3DS)
- Darts Up (Wii U)
- Football Up Online (Nintendo 3DS)
- Maze Break (Wii U)
- Rock 'N Racing Off Road (Wii U)
- Secret Files: Tunguska (Wii U)
- Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse (Nintendo 3DS)
- Snow Moto Racing 3D (Nintendo 3DS)
Nintendo 3DS HOME Menu themes
Check out the latest Nintendo 3DS HOME Menu themes at our New Releases page. HOME Menu themes are available to download from the Theme Shop on your system, and new themes are added regularly.
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Catch up on some of the great downloadable games of recent months with our highlights video playlist below!
Please check Nintendo eShop or visit the gamepages to get the latest pricing information.
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*To be able to purchase download games or download demos and free software from Nintendo eShop on the official website, you'll need to have a Nintendo Account, and you'll need to have visited the Nintendo eShop on the device you wish to download on at least once. If you plan to download on a Wii U or a Nintendo 3DS family system, the Nintendo Account must also be linked to a Nintendo Network ID and your funds usable through the Nintendo Account must be merged with the funds tied to your Nintendo Network ID. For automatic download, your system must be updated and connected to the internet with automatic downloads enabled, and it must have enough storage to complete the download. To find out more, visit our Support section. Purchases made or demo downloads activated through the Nintendo website are processed via Nintendo eShop.