Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems - January 10, 2013
This week's Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Nintendo eShop on Wii U™
ZombiU™ Demo – A great plague has enveloped the city in a fog of death. The Infected prowl through the streets, waiting to prey on your living flesh at every turn. ZombiU is built from the ground up to take full advantage of Wii U, and will test your will to survive in a fear-fueled zombie nightmare. The Wii U GamePad controller becomes your all-in-one survival kit for tools, inventory, med kit and maps. Feel the tension mount as you try to keep your eyes on the TV and Wii U GamePad controller at the same time. ZombiU is available for purchase in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U and at retail stores.
NBA® 2K13 Demo – NBA 2K13 has joined forces with the legendary Jay-Z as executive producer to transcend sports video games and take virtual hardwood to the next level. Featuring game-play features unique to the Wii U console, NBA 2K13 will allow players to use the Wii U GamePad controller to get up-to-the-second details on their players' moods, fatigue levels and performance, while also calling plays and making coaching decisions and substitutions. NBA 2K13 is available for purchase in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U and at retail stores.
Also new this week:
Meat or Die: Ines (Nintendo Video™ on Nintendo 3DS™)
Hello Kitty Picnic with Sanrio Friends (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Reel Fishing® 3D Paradise Mini (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Wild Adventures: Ultimate Deer Hunt 3D (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
101 DinoPets 3D (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Biorhythm (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo DSi™ Shop on Nintendo DSi)
WORLD HEROES 2 (Virtual Console for Wii™)
In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new titles to the Nintendo eShop for the Nintendo 3DS™ system, to the Nintendo DSi™ Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and to the Wii™ Shop Channel for the Wii console at 9 a.m. Pacific time on Thursdays.
The Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service and features games, applications and videos in both 2D and 3D. Users can add money to their virtual wallets using a credit card or by purchasing a Nintendo 3DS Prepaid Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card.
The Wii Shop Channel offers games and applications and uses Wii Points™, which can be purchased via the Wii Shop Channel. The Nintendo DSi Shop offers games and applications and uses Nintendo DSi Points™, which can be purchased in the Nintendo DSi Shop. A Wii Points Card™ and Nintendo DSi Points Card™ can be purchased at retail locations. All points from one card must be redeemed in either the Wii Shop Channel or the Nintendo DSi Shop, respectively. They are not transferable and cannot be divided between the two systems.
Remember that Wii, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DSi feature parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/wii, http://www.nintendo.com/3ds or http://www.nintendo.com/ds.
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