Today's Nintendo eShop Update Features 'Animal Crossing' and 'Metroid'

Posted Thu Dec 8, 2016 at 03:00 PM PST by
Animal Crossing News

It might not be the 'Meroid' you want.

Every Thursday brings new content to the Nintendo eShop, and this week is no exception. The December 8th update to the Nintendo's virtual store is highlighted by the updated version of 'Animal Crossing,' as 'Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo' is now available for purchase.This updated version of 'New Leaf' comes pre-patched with the game's new features, which includes the ability to scan amiibo figures and cards. Also hitting the store this week is 'Galaxy Blaster' on 3DS, and 'Teslapunk' & 'Bridge Constructor Playground' on Wii U.

Other highlights come from the Virtual Console, as Wii U owners can now purchase the Nintendo DS strategy game 'Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon' for for $9.99. If that DS title isn't up your alley, know that New Nintendo 3DS owners can now play the classic SNES classic 'Demon's Crest' for $7.99.

Finally, the Team Ninja developed 'Metroid: Other M' is also now available on the Wii U eShop. Players can pick up the third-person adventure game for $19.99.

Source: Nintendo

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