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Nintendo eShop releases for 2-3 March 2017

Here’s your round-up of games released this week on the 3DS, Wii U – and Switch – via the Nintendo eShop.

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Nintendo eShop releases

Here’s your round-up of games released this week on the 3DS, Wii U – and Switch – via the Nintendo eShop.

Move aside Wii U, there’s a new console in town. This week sees the debut of the Nintendo Switch eShop, which will be available via a day one system update on March 3.

We expect future releases for the Switch eShop to be on Thursdays, as is usual, but this week you can look forward to playing the new Zelda and Snipperclips at home, or on the go, from Friday.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the week’s biggest release, acting as a spectacular sign-off for the Wii U and a statement of intent for the Nintendo Switch. Early reviews are highly positive – including an Edge 10 – so it looks like an essential buy, regardless of the platform you choose.

Here’s the full eShop line-up:

Nintendo eShop releases for 2 March, 2017

Wii U

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – €69.99 / £59.99 / CHF 89.90
  • Ghost Blade HD – €8.99 / £8.09 / CHF 12.60

Nintendo 3DS

  • Brave Dungeon – €4.99 / £4.49 / CHF 7.00
  • Parascientific Escape – Gear Detective – €5.00 / £4.79 / CHF 6.20

Nintendo Switch (3 March)

  • 1-2-Switch
  • FAST RMX
  • I am Setsuna
  • Just Dance 2017
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – €69.99 / £59.99 / CHF 89.90
  • Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove
  • Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment
  • Skylanders: Imaginators
  • Snipperclips – Cut it out, together! – £17.99/€19.99
  • Super Bomberman R

Don’t forget to check out this week’s Xbox One and PlayStation Store releases.


Want to get in on the eShop action? Pick up a Nintendo 3DS from Amazon now.


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