Nintendo eShop is now available in Argentina, Colombia, Chile and Peru

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Update: And just like that, the eShop is now available throughout Latin America.

Switch owners in Argentina, Colombia, Chile and Peru can now purchase games directly from the eShop, with over 750 items available on day one. Titles available at launch include Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury, Miitopia, Mario Golf: Super Rush, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, Super Mario 3D All-Stars, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Super Smash Brothers Ultimate.

Original article (Fri 27 Aug 2021 13:00 BST): Nintendo has announced that its eShop digital store will soon be available in several new countries for the first time, bolstering its recent efforts to provide official access to its products across South America.

The eShop, a store accessible directly on Nintendo Switch systems that offers digital games and online subscriptions, will go live in Argentina, Colombia, Chile and Peru. A recent social media post asks fans to stay tuned for more information, with its launch expected “very soon”.

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Last December, the eShop launched for the first time in Brazil, offering 400 games on day one. Until these recent changes, Switch owners across South America had limited access to games and services and even had to import consoles from other territories, but things are definitely getting better.

We’ll be sure to keep an eye out for eShop launch details in the countries mentioned above and update this article as we learn more.

Timothy C. Mayo