Weekly download news


You can download new games, applications and other content from Nintendo eShop on your Nintendo Switch family system, 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.

Download versions of packaged software

Nintendo Switch download software

Nintendo 3DS download software

Nintendo Switch demos

Special offers

Check out all of the games on sale on Nintendo 3DS family systems and Wii U this week below:

Azure Snake (Nintendo 3DS)

Azure Snake (Wii U)

Balloon Pop® Remix (Nintendo 3DS)

Big Bass Arcade: No Limit (Nintendo 3DS)

BIT.TRIP SAGA (Nintendo 3DS)

Breakout Defense 2 (Nintendo 3DS)

Breakout Defense 2 (Wii U)

Brilliant Hamsters! (Nintendo 3DS)

Coaster Creator 3D (Nintendo 3DS)

Cooking Mama: Sweet Shop (Nintendo 3DS)

Cube Creator 3D (Nintendo 3DS)

Drop It: Block Paradise! (Wii U)

EDGE (Nintendo 3DS)

EDGE (Wii U)

Excave II : Wizard of the Underworld (Nintendo 3DS)

Excave III : Tower of Destiny (Nintendo 3DS)

Harvest Moon: Skytree Village (Nintendo 3DS)

Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns (Nintendo 3DS)

Hello Kitty & Friends: Rockin' World Tour (Nintendo 3DS)

Hello Kitty Kruisers (Wii U)

Hometown Story (Nintendo 3DS)

Horror Stories (Nintendo 3DS)

Horror Stories (Wii U)

Insect Planet TD (Nintendo 3DS)

Johnny Hotshot™ (Nintendo 3DS)

Johnny Kung Fu™ (Nintendo 3DS)

Legna Tactica (Nintendo 3DS)

Mom Hid My Game! (New Nintendo 3DS)

Pinball Breaker 4 (Nintendo 3DS)

Pinball Breakout 3 (Nintendo 3DS)


Psycho Pigs (Nintendo 3DS)

RUSH (Wii U)

Samurai G™ (Nintendo 3DS)

Samurai Sword Destiny™ (Nintendo 3DS)

Shifting World (Nintendo 3DS)

Slender: The Arrival (Wii U)

Super Black Bass 3D (Nintendo 3DS)

Swords & Soldiers (Wii U)

Toki Tori (Wii U)

Toki Tori 2+ (Wii U)

Toki Tori 3D (Nintendo 3DS)

Unholy Heights (Nintendo 3DS)

Virtue's Last Reward (Nintendo 3DS)

ZaciSa: Defense of the Crayon Dimensions! (Wii U)

Zombie Slayer Diox™ (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.

Nintendo Account

Don't have a Nintendo Account yet? Visit https://accounts.nintendo.com to sign up for free. With a Nintendo Account, you can also take advantage of the My Nintendo rewards programme and earn points when you purchase eligible digital games from Nintendo eShop, use Nintendo apps on your smart device or even when you simply sign into Nintendo services such as Nintendo eShop.

Catch up on some of the great downloadable games of recent months with our highlights video playlist below!

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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.