Nintendo eShop Update – Chocobo GP, Phantom Breaker: Omnia, F-Zero X

Get your Nintendo eShop wallets ready Nintendo Switch players, there are a ton of new games to potentially make some money soon.

We’re talking about Chocobo GP, Phantom Breaker: Omnia, Aztech Forgotten Gods, .hack//GU Last Recode, The Cruel King and the Great Hero, Grand Mountain Adventure Wonderlands and more! And for those who subscribe to the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pass, you’ll also get access to F-Zero X.

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 Switch Online + expansion pack
    • F-Zero X – Compete against racers from all corners of the galaxy when the Nintendo 64 F-Zero X double-tap game dives into Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 64 Library – Nintendo Switch Online. Pull to the start line in 30 customizable machines for a futuristic blast from the past. Do you feel competitive? You can challenge up to three friends in VS Battle, locally or online, at speeds so fast that even Captain Falcon will be put to the test. F-Zero X will be available from March 11 for players subscribing to Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack.
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    • CU of chocobos – Get ready for a new racing experience exclusive to Nintendo Switch! Race familiar FINAL FANTASY characters like Chocobo and Gilgamesh using special character abilities and Magicites to outrun the competition. Engine customization options will also be available, along with local and online multiplayer. Up to 64 players can compete in a bracket-style tournament to determine the race champion!
    • Aztech Forgotten Gods – If you’re looking for a grand adventure inspired by Aztec mythology, look no further than Aztech Forgotten Gods from Mexican studio Lienzo. Acquire powerful arm upgrades, traverse different areas of an advanced Mesoamerican metropolis, and encounter all kinds of characters to uncover ancient secrets.
    • Ghost Breaker: Omnia – In this massive update of the 2D anime fighter Phantom Breaker: Extra, a mysterious man named Phantom works in the shadows in Tokyo to lure powerful fighters driven by strong desires into a perpetual battle against each other. In order to achieve their wishes, these “Duellists” must wield their weapons known as FA (Fu-mension Artifacts) and defeat their opponents. As their intense clashes shake the fabric of spacetime itself, questions abound. Phantom Breaker: Omnia will be available on March 15.
    • .hack//GU last recode – Reconnect with .hack//GU, an exciting action-RPG series now available on Nintendo Switch! This collection includes all 4 .hack//GU titles (Rebirth, Reminisce, Redemption and Reconnection) in one integrated experience. Immerse yourself in “The World”, a VRMMORPG filled with monsters, magic and mayhem. Travel the mysterious online world of .hack and experience an RPG like never before! .hack//GU Last Recode will be available on March 11.
    • The cruel king and the great hero – Join a fearless girl on her many adventures as she strives to become a hero with the help of her mighty guardian dragon. Along the way, meet new friends, collect items, and help people from all walks of life! Discover a heartwarming story of kindness, camaraderie and family in a beautiful hand-drawn world. The Cruel King and the Great Hero will be available on March 15.
    • GRAND MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE WONDERLANDS – GRAND MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE: WONDERLANDS lets you freely explore entire ski resorts and surrounding mountains. Unlock lifts and reach new areas by participating in challenges, or enjoy the scenery as you find your own way through the mountains. Want to have fun with your friends? Go ahead and play local multiplayer with up to four players. The choice is yours!
  • Spotlight on digital
    • mitopia – Spring is in the air, and what better time for a new Nintendo Switch adventure than Spring Break? Launch your friends, family, or anyone you choose on a comedy-filled quest to bring down the face-stealing Dark Lord! In Miitopia, you can create and customize Mii characters, assign them roles, and watch them come to life. Laugh as your best friend and dear grandma team up on the fantasy adventure of a lifetime. With customization options as endless as your imagination, this journey might just be the game you need to get going.

Play tests:

  • Rise to the occasion – In RISE OF THE MONSTER HUNTER, you’ll explore lush ecosystems and battle fierce monsters to become the ultimate hunter in the ninja-inspired land of Kamura Village. Join the hunt alongside your trusty Palamute or Palico companion and roam the fields to knock down your foes in captivating encounters, then use your rewards to craft a wide variety of weapons and armor. From March 11 at 10 p.m. PT through March 17 at 11:59 p.m. PT, Nintendo Switch Online and Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack members can fend off the Rampage that threatens Kamura Village and try the full game for free!*Your save data for the game trial is not deleted when the trial ends, so you can also pick up where you left off if you purchase the game later.


  • Mii characters enter the race in Mario Kart Tour – Dress up and race as Mii characters with the Mii Tour, the latest limited-time event in the Mario Kart Tour mobile game, happening now. There’s plenty to do when creating, sharing, and racing with Mii characters. Have a great time with the new Wii Mushroom Gorge course and its R and T variants. Also look for drivers like Peach (Explorer), Toadette (Explorer), Builder Mario and Builder Luigi in the pipes. The Mii Tour runs until 10:59 p.m. PT on March 22.

Nintendo eShop sales:

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Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

* Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Conditions apply.

Timothy C. Mayo