Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition Brings Retro Fun to Switch This July

Calling all retro gamers and aspiring champions! Nintendo has finally unveiled the details of Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition, a compilation of classic NES challenges arriving on the Nintendo Switch this July.

Nintendo World Championships NES Edition Release Date

Mark your calendars! Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition launches for the Nintendo Switch on July 18, 2024.

Two Editions to Choose From

For the ultimate fan experience, grab the Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition Deluxe Set. Priced at $59.99, this edition includes the game cartridge and a treasure trove of physical goodies:

  • A gold-colored replica NES cartridge for a touch of nostalgia.
  • 13 art cards featuring classic NES characters and scenes.
  • 5 pins to rep your favorite NES games in style.

If you’re more of a digital gamer, you can pre-order the game on the Nintendo eShop for a more budget-friendly $29.99.

150+ Challenges Across 13 NES Gems

The heart of the experience lies in over 150 minigames spanning 13 beloved NES titles. Race through the first level of Super Mario Bros., gobble up enemies in Kirby’s Adventure, or test your might against hordes of Octoroks in The Legend of Zelda.

Here’s the complete list of featured NES games:

  • Balloon Fight
  • Donkey Kong
  • Excitebike
  • Ice Climber
  • Kid Icarus
  • Kirby’s Adventure
  • Metroid
  • Super Mario Bros.
  • Super Mario Bros. 2
  • Super Mario Bros. 3
  • Super Mario Bros. The Lost Levels
  • The Legend of Zelda
  • Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

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Compete Globally or Gather Your Friends

With a Nintendo Switch Online membership, you can compete against players worldwide and see your name on the global leaderboards for five specific challenges. But even without online access, the fun doesn’t stop. Up to eight players can enjoy local multiplayer party games, with letter rankings awarded after each round to showcase your prowess. Additionally, good performances earn you in-game coins that unlock even more challenges.

So, dust off your classic gaming skills and get ready to reign supreme in Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition!