Latest Gaming Updates for Nintendo Switch Gamers

Nintendo Switch is a console that is a friend to all. With a system that can be taken on the go, players can enjoy a full home console experience anytime, anywhere. There is no question why gamers love their Nintendo Switch and are always on the lookout for its news and updates. So, let me help you to be updated on some hottest news for your Switch.

New Nintendo Switch Game Set For Release Has Been Delayed Indefinitely

Toy Soldiers HD, a new game that was arranged to be released on August 5 on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch Lite, and Nintendo Switch OLED consoles has now been delayed indefinitely. 

Announced via their twitter account, publisher Accelerate Games revealed that Toy Soldiers HD, an upcoming remaster of the Xbox Live Arcade game has now been put "on hold." This is the third time it was held. 

According to Accelerate Games, the reason for this delay involves communication issues in the multiplayer component of Toy Soldiers HD despite having passed an extensive quality assurance testing. Even though the game is largely ready for launch, Accelerate Games says it must find a solution for a software issue that has come about. "Our partners are collaborating with us to quickly implement a solution”, said their management. 

As of this writing, there’s no new release date for Toy Soldiers HD on Nintendo Switch and fans just have to wait for further announcements through Accelerate Games social media accounts.


Rumor: Popular Nintendo 3DS Game Reportedly Getting New Switch Remaster

According to a video game insider named Zippo, a remaster of Kid Icarus: Uprising is currently in the works for Nintendo Switch. As a popular first-party game, released on the Nintendo 3DS all the way back in 2012, it will be remastered and will include a new control scheme and improved graphics. Reports also said that it will retain the original's online multiplayer functionality.

If you are new to Nintendo Switch and are unfamiliar, Uprising is the most recent entry in the Kid Icarus series since the franchise first began back in 1986. It is currently being developed by Bandai Namco, a trusted partner of Nintendo, and  is to launch allegedly  some time in 2023. 


Nintendo Releases Another Update For Switch (Version 14.1.2)

After releasing Nintendo Switch update 14.1.2 last month which focused on general system stability, improved a few OS features, and added a word to the bad name list, Nintendo has also now disclosed a new rebootless update to this firmware version. Unlike regular updates, these ones are "silently installed", so no restarting your device is necessary.

OatmealDome, a Nintendo dataminer divulged that this new update essentially just added a few new words to the bad words list.
The bad words list was updated. Additions:
- A racial slur for Japanese people
- Various misspellings of Hitler and a sexual term
- “” and “”


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass Wave 2 

Earlier this year, Wave 1 of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’s Booster Course Pass DLC brought eight remastered courses to the game: Wii Coconut Mall, N64 Choco Mountain, 3DS Toad Circuit, DS Shroom Ridge, and GBA Sky Garden, plus Ninja Hideaway, Paris Promenade and Tokyo Blur from Mario Kart Tour. And on August 4,  a next batch of courses for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe's Booster Course Pass will come to the Nintendo Switch game with sweet Sky-High Sundae course, making its first appearance in the Mario Kart series in addition to remasters of classic Mario Kart tracks.

Here’s the full list of eight courses coming in Booster Course Pass wave 2:

Tour New York Minute (Mario Kart Tour)
SNES Mario Circuit 3 (Super Mario Kart)
N64 Kalimari Desert (Mario Kart 64)
DS Waluigi Pinball (Mario Kart DS)

Tour Sydney Sprint (Mario Kart Tour)
GBA Snow Land (Mario Kart: Super Circuit)
Wii Mushroom Gorge (Mario Kart Wii)
Sky-High Sundae

Four more waves of courses are being worked out for release in 2023, bringing the total number of new and remastered tracks to 48.

Popular Nintendo Switch Exclusives Include Free 12 Month Subscription to Switch Online

Nintendo Switch Online is the only way for Switch owners to play most online Switch games. Now, hail to Gamestop, you'll be able to score a 1 year subscription to Switch Online for free. They've put together a collection of popular Nintendo Switch exclusives with a 12 month membership to the service.

What's more, three of the five eligible games are on sale. 

  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – $49.94
  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons – $49.94
  • Mario Party Superstars – $59.99
  • Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury – $59.99
  • Mario Tennis Aces – $48.99


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