The European Nintendo Download Update is here, bringing with it some exciting retail DLC along with some interesting new download-only games. We have options across Switch, 3DS and Wii U to consider, along with the usual (and Switch) discounts doing the rounds. Check out the full line-up below.

Switch and Wii U DLC

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Expansion Pass (Nintendo, €19.99 / £17.99) - This week sees the launch of DLC Pack 1: The Master Trials, which is only available through buying the Expansion Pass. It includes a the 45-room Trial of the Sword, the 'Hero's Path' map functionality, four new pieces of armour, the Korok Mask, and finally the more difficult 'Master Mode' for a challenging playthrough. DLC Pack 1 is available from 30th June.

Nintendo Switch eShop

GoNNER (Raw Fury, €9.99 / £8.99) - Previously released to plenty of acclaim on PC and Mac, this is a roguelike platformer consisting of ever-changing, procedurally-generated levels. It has plenty of outfits and weapons to experiment with and is pretty darn difficult, challenging players to step up their game. We gave it a recommendation in our GoNNER review.

Magical Drop II (HAMSTER, €6.99 / £6.29) - A Neo Geo-era falling object puzzler, as you'd expect your job is to match up coloured orbs and to string together combos. We'll take a fresh look, but when we reviewed it on the Wii Virtual Console we enjoyed the addictive gameplay, bright design and catchy music. As an ACA release this will also have the various filters and online leaderboard features we've come to expect.

Physical Contact: SPEED (Collavier €4.99 / £4.49) - Update: this was apparently listed in the press release in error and is not out this week.

Nintendo Switch DLC

Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition - Mini Game Heroes Skin Pack (Mojang, €1.99 / £1.59)

Switch eShop Temporary Discounts

Super Bomberman R (Nintendo, €29.99 / £29.99 from 1st July until 8th July, normally €49.99 / £49.99)

Snake Pass (Sumo Digital,  €11.99 / £9.59 until 4th July, normally €19.99 / £15.99)

3DS eShop

Mighty Gunvolt Burst (Inti Creates, €9.99 / £8.99) - This adopts retro-style visuals and the action platforming puts an emphasis on getting close to enemies before attacking. This was also released on Nintendo Switch not so long ago, so you can check out our review of that version while we play through on 3DS.

New Nintendo 3DS Temporary Discount

Pinball Breakout (nuGAME, €4.90 / £4.20 until 27th July, normally €7.00 / £6.00)

3DS eShop Temporary Discounts

SteamWorld Dig (Image & Form, €2.24 / £1.74 until 13th July, normally €8.99 / £6.99)

SteamWorld Heist: The Outsider DLC (Image & Form, €2.49 / £2.24 until 13th July, normally €4.99 / £4.49)

SteamWorld Heist (Image & Form, €7.49 / £5.49 until 13th July, normally €14.99 / £10.99)

Sudoku Party (Lightwood Games, €4.00 / £3.60 until 13th July, normally €5.00 / £4.50)

Alien on the Run (Joindots, €2.49 / £2.09 until 13th July, normally €4.99 / £4.19)

Funfair Party Games (Joindots, €5.59 / £3.99 until 13th July, normally €6.99 / £4.99)

Jewel Match 3 (Joindots, €3.49 / £2.49 until 13th July, normally €6.99 / £4.99)

Pazuru (Joindots, €2.99 / £1.99 until 13th July, normally €5.99 / £3.99)

Wii U eShop

Space Hunted (Ultra Dolphin Revolution, €2.99 / £2.69) - There's very little detail on this out there, apart from some screens from the developer showcasing a retro-style action platformer, along with a promise of 128 levels and various powers to collect. It's the same development team that produced the excellent Shadow Archer, though, which gives us some optimism for this one.

BLOC (Cragworks, €3.00 / £2.69) - Adopting the table-top game approach seen in Wii Party U, in which players share a GamePad and play on its screen, this tries to offer a variety of extravagant twists on Pong gameplay, supporting up to four player on the hefty Wii U controller. Unfortunately we were distinctly unimpressed in our BLOC review.

Wii U Virtual Console

Neutopia II (Konami, €5.99 / £5.39) - A TurboGrafx-16 RPG followed the storyline of its predecessor, with gameplay familiar to fans of Nintendo's early Legend of Zelda games. We gave this a recommendation in our short and snappy Wii Virtual Console review nearly a decade ago.

Alien Crush (Konami, €5.99 / £5.39) - This TurboGrafx-16 game offers something a little different from the old system, as it's a pinball game with a sci-fi theme; we liked it in our review way back in 2006.

Wii U DLC

Minecraft: Wii U Edition - Glide Giants Track Pack (Mojang, €2.99 / £2.39)

Minecraft: Wii U Edition - Mini Game Heroes Skin Pack (Mojang, €1.99 / £1.59)

Wii U eShop Temporary Discounts

SteamWorld Dig (Image & Form, €2.24 / £1.74 until 13th July, normally €8.99 / £6.99)

SteamWorld Heist: The Outsider DLC (Image & Form, €2.49 / £2.24 until 13th July, normally €4.99 / £4.49)

SteamWorld Heist (Image & Form, €7.49 / £5.49 until 13th July, normally €14.99 / £10.99)

Sky Force Anniversary (Infinite Dreams, €6.99 / £6.29 until 6th July, normally €9.99 / £8.99)

Soduku Party (Lightwood Games, €4.00 / £3.60 until 13th July, normally €5.00 / £4.50)

Rock 'N Racing Off Road DX (EnjoyUp Games, €2.95 / £2.66 until 27th July, normally €7.99 / £7.19)

99Moves (EnjoyUp Games, €0.99 / £0.91 until 27th July, normally €2.49 / £2.29)

Abyss (EnjoyUp Games, €0.79 / £0.71 until 27th July, normally €1.99 / £1.79)

Dragon Skills (Joindots, €3.99 / £3.39 until 13th July, normally €7.99 / £6.79)

Island Flight Simulator (Joindots, €6.39 / £4.79 until 13th July, normally €7.99 / £5.99)

Sweetest Thing (Joindots, €3.49 / £2.74 until 13th July, normally €6.99 / £5.49)


There are some interesting choices in this week's update - let us know what you'll be downloading in the poll and comments below.

What will you be downloading this week?

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