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Nintendo Download for 4/11/2019: Final Fantasy X and X-2 make their Nintendo system debut

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As the Final Fantasy series is seeing more games get released on the Nintendo Switch, it was only a matter of time before Final Fantasy X and X-2 finally appear on a Nintendo console. Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster will be hitting the Nintendo Switch next Tuesday April 16th. Nintendo players can now immerse themselves in the World of Spira and enjoy more than one hundred combined hours of gameplay across both titles...and Blitzball. Don't forget about Blitzball. I mean, it's only the most important part of the game.

Fans of Mortal Kombat are now able to pre-purchase Mortal Kombat 11 on the Nintendo Switch. This will be the series' first game on a Nintendo system since 2007's Ultimate Mortal Kombat on the Nintendo DS and Mortal Kombat Armageddon on the Nintendo Wii. While I was never a huge fan of the series, it is nice to see it return to a Nintendo platform. Other upcoming releases include Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice which released on the Switch today, as well as My Time at Portia which launches next Tuesday April 16th.

If you're a fan of Tetris 99, the Second MAXIMUS Cup begins tomorrow (April 12th) at 6 a.m. PT and runs through April 14th at 11:59 p.m. PT. Players will earn event points by playing matches and the better they do, the more points they earn.  Every one hundred event points will count as one TETRIS MAXIMUS (seriously, that's how it's typed out in the press release) and after the event, the top 999 players with the most event points will receive 999 My Nintendo Gold Points.

Read on for the official press release for more new games in the Nintendo eShop for the Switch as well as any ongoing sales.

April 11, 2019 13:00 UTC

Nintendo Download: X and X-2 Mark the Spot

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

The FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD Remaster game is available April 16. (Photo: Business Wire)

The FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD Remaster game is available April 16. (Photo: Business Wire)

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD Remaster – FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD Remaster brings the timeless classics forward to the current generation of fans, old and new alike. Fully immerse yourself in the World of Spira as you enjoy more than 100 combined hours of gameplay across the two classic titles. The FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD Remaster game is available April 16.
    • Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice – From the makers of Heavenly SwordEnslaved: Odyssey to the West and DmC: Devil May Cry comes a warrior’s brutal journey into myth and madness. Set in the Viking age, a broken Celtic warrior embarks on a haunting vision quest into Viking Hell to fight for the soul of her dead lover. Created in collaboration with neuroscientists and people who experience psychosis, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice will pull you deep into Senua’s mind.
    • My Time at Portia – Start a new life in the enchanting town of Portia. Restore your Pa’s neglected workshop to its former glory by fulfilling commissions, growing crops, raising animals and befriending the quirky inhabitants of this charming post-apocalyptic land. The My Time at Portia game is available April 16.
    • Reigns: Game of Thrones – Reigns: Game of Thrones is the heir to the award-winning HBO® TV series Game of Thrones® and the smash-hit swipe ’em up series Reigns from Nerial and Devolver Digital. Employ ruthless tactics to outwit political rivals and wield impervious charm on your fickle bannerman. Maintain the balance and favor of the people to extend your reign and maybe, one day, survive the horrors of the coming winter.
    • Mortal Kombat 11 – Pre-Purchase – The latest installment in the Mortal Kombat franchise. Featuring a roster of new and returning Klassic Fighters, Mortal Kombat's cinematic story mode continues the epic saga over 25 years in the making. Packed to the brim with multiple modes, including the Towers of Time, allowing players to test their skills through various challenges, providing more ways to continue the Mortal Kombat 11experience.


  • Tetris® 99 2nd MAXIMUS CUP – From April 12 at 6 a.m. PT through April 14 at 11:59 p.m. PT, earn event points by playing matches during the event. Placing higher in a match will award you more points, and every 100 points will count as one TETRIS MAXIMUS. After the event, the top 999 players with the most event points will be notified, and will each receive 999 My Nintendo Gold Points.*

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to legal residents of the US and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are ages 13+ and Mexico who are 18+ and have access to a Nintendo Switch system, Tetris® 99 game, Internet access and a Nintendo Switch Online membership. Contest begins 6:00 AM PT on 4/12/19 and ends at 11:59 PM PT on 4/14/19. To participate, you must play the Tetris® 99 game during the Contest Period. There will be 999 winners, selected based on who accumulates the most event points during the Contest Period. Each winner will receive 999 My Nintendo Gold Points (ARV per prize $10 US). Skill of participating players determines the winners. See Official Rules for details and restrictions. Tetris99.nintendo.com/rules. Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc., 4600 150th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052.

Nintendo eShop sales:

Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

*A Nintendo Account is required to receive and redeem My Nintendo Gold Points. Terms apply. https://accounts.nintendo.com/term_point.

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 games weekly to Nintendo eShop, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.

Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a wide variety of content, including new and classic games, applications and demos. Users can add money to their account balances by using a credit card or purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card. All funds from one card must be loaded in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used in any Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo Account.

Customers in the U.S. and Canada ages 18 and older can also link a PayPal account to their Nintendo Account to purchase digital games and content for the Nintendo Switch system both on-device and from the Nintendo website. Once the accounts are linked, users may also use PayPal as a payment option when buying digital content for the Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family systems from the Nintendo website.

My Nintendo members can earn Gold Points on eligible digital purchases. Already have Gold Points? Redeem them toward your next digital purchase of Nintendo Switch games and DLC on Nintendo eShop, or on discount rewards for select Nintendo 3DS and Wii U software. Visit https://my.nintendo.com/reward_categories for more details.

Remember that Nintendo Switch, Wii U, Wii, New Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 2DS XL and Nintendo 2DS feature parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. Nintendo 3DS players who register a Nintendo Network ID gain access to free-to-start games and free game demos from Nintendo eShop, and also get the latest news and information direct from Nintendo. For more information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/switchhttp://www.nintendo.com/wiiu or http://www.nintendo.com/3ds.