THE Nintendo is expanding its operations in Brazil. This Thursday (6), the Japanese announced that it will sell physical versions of games for Nintendo Switch in the national market. Among the titles that will be made available are Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Pokemon Legends: Arceus.
The move extends the presence of the Japanese brand in the country. According to the company, in addition to digital editions, Brazilians will be able to buy physical versions of the games. The packaging will also bring the description of the game in Brazilian Portuguese and national rating.
“The arrival of select Nintendo physical games for Nintendo Switch in Brazil symbolizes our commitment to offering different options for consumers to have access to Nintendo products and content,” said Bill van Zyll, Senior Director and General Manager, America. Latin of Nintendo of America.
Nintendo Switch games will cost BRL 349
The list of first games is extensive. And if you’re a fan of Mario, it’s good to be aware, because the manufacturer will make available a vast amount of games from the franchise 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. Ultimate.
The list also includes other Nintendo classics. It is the case of Pokemon Legends: Arceus and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The list of first titles still includes Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Splatoon 3. “The selected games will be on sale in selected stores with the suggested price of R$ 349”, they informed.
According to Nintendo, the physical versions of the titles will be available in Brazil “in time for the holiday season”.
Nintendo is more integrated into the Brazilian market
This is another move by Nintendo to get closer to Brazil. After officially launch Nintendo Switch in 2020 for R$ 2,999, the Japanese brand even brought other releases to the country. It is the case of Nintendo Switch Lite, which landed in national trade at the end of 2021.
The Nintendo Switch OLED also hit Brazilian store shelves in September. But the gaming giant carried out other launches, in addition to products: in August, for example, the company started selling gift cards to the eShopwith payment via Pix or boleto. Games for the console are also for sale by Nuuvem.