Nintendo eShop Update – Animal Crossing DLC, Just Dance 2022, Airborne Kingdom

There are quite a few fun new games and content coming to the Nintendo eShop for the Switch this week and in the near future. A good number…meaning a lot, as usual.

Highlights include Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise paid DLC (and free update), Just Dance 2022, Airborne Kingdom, Where Cards Fall, A Boy and His Blob, BLUE REFLECTION: Second Light, Pretty Girls Panic! MORE and much more. Surprisingly, there is also a new Nintendo 3DS version.

Check out the full list below, and also check out the updated list from Nintendo’s Game Store, here.

This week’s Nintendo download includes the following content:

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise – Join Lottie and the Paradise Planning team in this paid DLC* that expands your Animal Crossing: New Horizons experience. You’ll travel to a chain of charming islands in an archipelago, where you can design your clients’ dream vacation homes, decorate island facilities – like a school and a restaurant – and discover new ways to create and to personalize. With dozens and dozens of customers eager to take advantage of your design inspirations, including residents of your main island, the ability to create dream vacation homes offers new experiences to discover! Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise will be available on November 5.
    • Just dance 2022 – The ultimate dance game is back with new worlds and 40 hot new tracks from hits like Imagine Dragons’ “Believer” and Ciara’s “Level Up”. Looking for the perfect game to dance to the latest hits and share the fun with your friends and family? Just Dance 2022 is for you!
    • airborne kingdom – Embark on a journey as a small kingdom to expand your population, research new technologies and buildings, and forge alliances with land kingdoms. Soar through the skies completing quests, gathering and managing resources, and striving to keep your realm balanced both literally and in service of the needs and desires of your workers. Ultimately, it’s up to you to unite all kingdoms into a single alliance guided by the legendary Airborne Kingdom. Airborne Kingdom will be available on November 9.
    • where the cards fall – Enjoy over 50 challenging puzzles that exercise your imagination and strategic thinking skills, set to an original and immersive soundtrack. Create paths through dreamlike spatial puzzles to navigate the insecurities and emotions of high school and beyond. Where Cards Fall is a slice of life where you build house of cards to bring formative memories to life.

Downloadable content:

  • Broaden your horizons! – There’s even more Animal Crossing: New Horizons content coming this week, with a free update** available to all Animal Crossing: New Horizons players on November 5. It includes characters such as Brewster, who will open the Roost cafe on the second floor of the museum, and the singing sailor Kapp’n, who will take you to different islands with his ship. There will also be newly opened shops in Harv’s Island Square, including Katrina’s Fortune Shop. You’ll be able to take advantage of abilities like cooking and growing vegetables, gyroids can now be dug up from the ground, and as a Resident Representative you can even set ordinances that reduce the rate at which weeds grow or compel all residents to get up early in the morning. Have fun exploring new experiences on your island getaway!


  • Get cozy with Animal Crossing: New Horizons Prizes – Enter the Animal Crossing: New Horizons Cozy Winter contest for a chance to win cute and cuddly prizes that might inspire you to turn up the heat on your Animal Crossing: New Horizons game! ***Prices include a Mink Sherpa Plush Blanket and a Monopoly Animal Crossing: New Horizons Edition Board Game. Find out all the details at
  • Close your eyes and make a wish! – Get your hands on a new reward inspired by Animal Crossing: New Horizons! Use your My Nintendo**** reward points to redeem a 2021 Birthday Calendar to download and print. You will now be able to celebrate the birthdays of your favorite characters from the Animal Crossing series, including the newly added characters from the November 5 update. To learn how to redeem your Platinum Points, go to
  • Become the ultimate warrior – Attention bounty hunters – there is still time to enter the My Nintendo Metroid Dread contest which ends on November 8.***** Prizes include an HD metal wall decoration featuring Samus and an EMMI robot, a controller Wired Enhanced Metroid Dread for Nintendo Switch, PowerA Nintendo Switch Slim Case and Metroid Dread Men’s Hoodie. For more information, visit

Nintendo eShop sales:

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U

Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

Also new this week in Nintendo eShop for New Nintendo 3DS:

* Full version of the game required to use the DLC. Sold separately.

Timothy C. Mayo