The Nintendo eShop is an electronic distribution solution powered by the Nintendo Network for the Wii U and also Nintendo 3DS family members, as well as by a devoted online framework for the Nintendo Switch. Introduced in June 2011 on the Nintendo 3DS, the eShop was enabled by the release of a system upgrade that added the performance to the Nintendo 3DS’s RESIDENCE Food selection. It is the follower to both the Wii Store Network and DSi Shop. Unlike on the Nintendo 3DS, the eShop was offered on the launch date of the Wii U, although a system update is called for in order to accessibility it. It is likewise a multitasking application, which indicates it is quickly obtainable also when a game is already running in the history through the system software, though this attribute is exclusive to the Wii U as well as the Nintendo Switch. The Nintendo eShop includes downloadable video games, trials, applications, streaming video clips, customer score responses, as well as various other details on approaching video game releases.
A limited variation of the Nintendo eShop for the Nintendo 3DS family members was ceased on July 31, 2020 for numerous Latin American and Caribbean markets, in addition to different Southeast Asia and also the Center East markets. A restricted variant of the Nintendo eShop for the Wii U was likewise ceased at the very same day for claimed Latin American and Caribbean markets. Since that date, the capability to download and install, redownload, and update any kind of software application came to be not available, and also games utilizing the eShop were also affected. Markets with full Nintendo eShop services for the Wii U as well as 3DS household (consisting of The United States and Canada, Japan, Europe, and Australia) are presently unaffected.
Last week it was announced that Nintendo was already preparing the official launch of ESHOP for Latin America in countries such as Peru, Colombia, Argentina and Chile. Now after a couple of days of waiting, it has been confirmed that This digital store is now available in our region with a series of features that will be from users’ liking.
Currently, The Eshop of the Nintendo Switch in Latin America has more than 750 titles available **, where we find some of the most important releases of the year, such as Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury, Miitopia, Mario Golf: Super Rush, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD and many more. In the same way, we will continue to see new releases by Nintendo, Third Party companies and indie developers in the future.
This was what Bill Van Zyll, director and general manager of Latin America said in Nintendo of America, in this regard:
We are greatly excited that the Gamers of Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Peru can select and acquire games easily for the Nintendo Switch system directly from Nintendo Eshop. We will continue to increase the number of games in the Nintendo Eshop Library, with titles for all kinds of Gamers in Nintendo Switch .
Next to the library, the main feature of this announcement is that the products can be acquired with different regional methods of payment and, finally, prices will be in local currencies . Without a doubt, great news that benefits all players in Latin America.
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