THE Nintendo expands its activities in Brazil. This Thursday (6), the Japanese announced that they will be selling physical versions of the games Nintendo Switch in the national market. Among the titles that will become available are: Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Pokemon Legends: Arceus.
The move extends the Japanese brand’s presence in the country. According to the company, in addition to digital editions, Brazilians will also be able to purchase physical versions of the games. The package will also include a description of the game in Brazilian Portuguese and national rankings.
The arrival of select physical games for Nintendo Switch in Brazil symbolizes our commitment to offer consumers a variety of options to access Nintendo products and content,” said Bill Van Zyl, Senior Director and General Manager, Americas. Latin Nintendo of America. .
Nintendo Switch games will cost 349 BRL
The list of first games is extensive. And if you’re a Mario fan, it’s good to know, because the manufacturer will make a lot of the franchise’s games available in Brazil:
- Mario Kart 8 Deluxe;
- Mario Party Superstars;
- Mario Strikers: Battle League;
- Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury;
- Super Mario Odyssey;
- Super Smash Bros. final.
The list also includes other Nintendo classics. it’s business Pokemon Legends: Arceus and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The list of first titles is still included Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Platoon 3. “Selected games will be sold in selected stores at a suggested price of R$349,” they informed.
According to Nintendo, physical versions of the titles will be available in Brazil “in time for the holiday season.”
Nintendo is more integrated in the Brazilian market
This is another step for Nintendo to get closer to Brazil. After officially launching the Nintendo Switch in 2020 at R$2,999, the Japanese brand has even brought other releases to the country. This is the case of the Nintendo Switch Lite, which will enter national sales at the end of 2021.
The Nintendo Switch OLED also hit store shelves in Brazil in September. But the gaming giant has made other launches besides products: for example, in August the company started selling gift cards for eShopcom payments via Pix or boleto. Console games are also sold through Nuuvem.