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Nintendo News: Score your next fun win with Nintendo Switch Sports, out now!

REDMOND, Washington.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–It’s a game point. On the brink of triumph, your friends and family cheer you on. The thrill of friendly competition and the feeling of being in the thick of the action are literally at your fingertips. Welcome to the Nintendo Switch Sports game – the latest sequel to the Sports Wii series releasing today for the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch – OLED Model consoles. To see this new sports collection in action, check out a game launch trailer here: https://youtu.be/SqSMxb9txSw.

In Nintendo Switch Sports, you can swing, kick, jab and throw your way to victory! With multiple options for multiplayer fun, family and friends can participate on the same system* or online.** Play online and compete against opponents near and far, and aim for the Pro League in any sport. With soccer, volleyball, bowling, tennis, badminton, and chambara (swordplay), you can move and get right into the game using the Joy-Con controllers. Additionally, a seventh sport is set to be added via a free update this fall; get ready to golf!***

New to the world of sports video games? No problem! This collection is designed for players of all skill levels, so everyone can play together and have fun. With intuitive controls, anyone – from beginners to pros – can have fun instantly. With controlled movements, you can bend your bowling ball, add spin to a tennis shot, or even use a Joy-Con with the included Leg Strap accessory to launch the ball in a Soccer Shoot-Out. A free update will arrive this summer, also extending Leg Strap accessory compatibility to football matches.***

More, Nintendo Switch Sports introduces new customizable characters called Sportsmates. By playing online in random matchmaking, you will be able to earn points which you can redeem for in-game rewards like outfits, sports accessories and equipment for your sports mates, fireworks for your football goal and even a costume to play as a squirrel! New items will spin up every week, so check back and see what’s available! You’ll also still be able to play as classic Mii characters, so you can keep serving up those custom swings and looks you love.

The digital version of Nintendo Switch Sports is available now from Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, the My Nintendo Store, and at select retailers for $39.99 (Leg Strap accessory sold separately). A physical version of Nintendo Switch Sports which includes a Leg Strap accessory is available for a suggested retail price of $49.99. The Leg Strap accessory from Ring shaped adventure is also compatible with Nintendo Switch Sports, and a Leg Strap accessory can also be purchased separately for a suggested retail price of $9.99. For more information on Nintendo Switch Sportsvisit https://nintendoswitchsports.nintendo.com/.

*Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately.

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

*** Software update required.

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