Today’s Nintendo news: Fortnite bundle announced for next month, but also…
- Arcade Archives Excitebike
- Dragalia Lost
- Nintendo Switch – Nintendo eShop
- Ice Hockey
- Kirby Star Allies
- Super Mario Odyssey
Nintendo Switch – Fortnite bundle
Today, Nintendo announced yet another bundle for the Nintendo Switch, and this one is rather unexpected. It’s the Fortnite – Double Helix bundle, which includes a copy of Fortnite. Naturally, since this is a Free 2 Play games, there’s also some goodies that come with it:
- Double Helix set (unique Character Outfit, Back Bling, Glider and Pickaxe)
- 1 000 V-Bucks
Here’s what the packaging looks like:
This Fortnite – Double Helix bundle for the Nintendo Switch will be released on October 5th in Europe and North America, and will cost 299.99€ / $29.999 / CA$359.99.
The Upcoming Games page has been updated!
Source: Nintendo PR
Arcade Archives Excitebike
Earlier today, Famitsu revealed that the latest Nintendo Arcade Archives title is Excitebike, and that it will be released on Friday worldwide (September 21st). Here’s the preview scan from Famitsu:
Arcade Archives Excitebike (Switch – eShop) comes out on September 21st worldwide. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!
Here’s two more videos for Dragalia Lost, about its story:
Dragalia Lost (mobile) launches on September 27th in the United States, Japan, Maccau, Taiwan, and Hong Kong.
Nintendo Switch – Nintendo eShop
Here’s the latest promo video for the Nintendo eShop of the Nintendo Switch, highlighting 3 games (Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country, Dead Cells, and Monster Hunter Ultimate Generations):
Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country (Switch) comes out on September 21st at retail worldwide.
Here’s a video clip for Ice Hockey, one of the 20 games available at launch with the Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online service:
Skates the puck to the net, shoots, and scores! Starting tomorrow, you can play Ice Hockey and 19 other classic #NES games with newly added online play using #NintendoSwitchOnline! pic.twitter.com/lBWnYQo44U
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) September 17, 2018
Ice Hockey (Switch – Online) launches on September 18th in North America, and September 19th in Europe and Japan.
Kirby Star Allies
Today, HAL Laboratory shared some more concept-art for Kirby Star Allies. This time, we get a look at Friend Actions, with an early version of Friend Bridge where Kirby was the one walking on it (instead of Key Dees):
Source: HAL Laboratory (Twitter)
Super Mario Odyssey
Here’s another preview page from The Art of Super Mario Odyssey, releasing on September 28th in Japan:
Source: Nintendo Dream (Twitter)