You might swipe left after a while
The original Fitness Boxing launched a couple of years ago, and while it certainly served its purpose, two years is a long time for anyone to be playing one game on a daily basis, as was its intention. With that in mind, Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise is now with us, but a lot has changed in two years:...
Get in shape with these Switch games
Looking for something to keep you active? Thinking about getting in shape this year but find the lure of gaming too hard to resist? Worry not, because with Switch it's easy to mix your favourite pastime with a little cardiovascular exercise to get your blood pumping. Below we've collected our picks of the best...
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Update: Arriving in Japan next March, new Direct footage
Update [Sat 16th Sep, 2023 02:00 BST]: During the latest Nintendo Direct broadcast in Japan, Hatsune Miku fans got another look at her upcoming Fitness Boxing Switch game. It's scheduled to arrive in this region on 7th March 2024. There's no word on localisation at this point in time. Here...
Work your body
If you've got a new year's resolution to get fit, then you might want to check out the Switch exclusive Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise. Nintendo has today announced it will be adding "3 new paid DLC additions" to the workout game in the near future. EDM Workout and Rock Workout will add 6 new songs to the game, and there'll...
Instructor Leo has arrived
If you're planning on a healthier lifestyle in the new year, you might want to check out the latest update for Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise. Yes, just in time for 2023, Imagineer and Nintendo have rolled out a brand new update. This latest version adds in a new instructor named Leo (who is voiced by Toshiyuki...
And he has a tragic backstory!
Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm and Exercise continues to be a surprising way to meet new hunky men, because the latest trainer to be added to the game (just in time for the post-Christmas guilt regime) is Guy, a floppy-haired boyband lookalike who's been through tough times. Guy isn't just a handsome face who will make you...
It's got a storyline and everything
Imagineer's Fitness Boxing series is getting its own anime, it has been revealed. The short-form series will air on Tokyo MX in October, and will focus on what the game's cast of fitness instructors get up to once they're done encouraging flabby gamers to exercise. The original Fitness Boxing arrived on Switch...
Work ya body
Imagineer's workout game Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise received a new update earlier this week. This latest version bumps the game up to version 1.0.4 and is quite possibly the biggest one yet. It adds some additional settings for stage animations, makes some changes to the display during exercise, and has improved the...
700,000 sales in under six months
Nintendo Switch's range of fitness games are going from strength to strength, as Imagineer reveals that Fitness Boxing 2 has now surpassed 700,000 sales since launching last December. The game hit the 500,000 copies milestone back in January, less than a month after it initially released, and while sales
If you want to get your year off to a healthy start, perhaps Fitness Boxing 2 might be worth taking a look at. It's already sold 500,000 units over the Christmas period and there was even some free DLC to celebrate this milestone. If that's not already enough, the game's now been updated to version 1.0.3. While there's no new content as...
Free DLC update has launched to celebrate the occasion
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Jump up, superstar
Following in a long line of celebrities playing Nintendo games in wonderfully spacious, well-lit residences, tennis champ Serena Williams is the latest to feature in the company's series of lifestyle commercials advertising Switch and its software. The twenty-three time Grand Slam singles title winner is the star of two cute...
>Box to the rhythm of pop hits from home!
Grab your Joy-Con controllers and bob, weave and jab to the rhythm in Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise, featuring a flurry of songs, workouts and modes to enjoy solo or with a training partner!
Played the original? Continue with your fitness goals in Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise by importing your stats from Fitness Boxing!
Move to the music
Crank up the volume and work up a sweat as you box to the beat of 23 punchy tracks, including instrumental versions of hit songs.
Exercising is as easy as one-two! Build your way up to full combos by mirroring your instructor’s movements and following the on-screen icons.
In the zone
Time your punches perfectly to get into the Zone State, bringing the stage to life and letting you rack up extra points! Finish with a high score to unlock new accessories for your instructor.
In Daily Workout, exercises are tailored to your personal fitness goals, whether that’s targeting a specific area of the body or simply getting in shape.
Set an alarm so you never miss a session (your console will notify you even when it’s in Sleep Mode!) and reap the rewards of daily exercise as you fill your calendar with stamps.
Prefer to keep things spontaneous? Head to Free Training, where you have full control over the intensity of your workout, the stage, the music and the moves you work on.
Daily Workout and Free Training can also be enjoyed in two-player co-op. Pass one or two Joy-Con controllers to a friend and work out side by side. Compare stats to keep each other motivated!
Stay on track
Monitor your progress with graphs tracking stats such as your BMI, estimated calorie burn and the number of punches you’ve thrown.
Choose one of nine instructors – including three new faces, Hiro, Janice and Karen – who are there to provide guidance and encouragement as you work out together.
Customise your instructor’s appearance to suit your style and complete achievements to unlock new clothes, glasses and gloves for them to wear.
Back to basics
Don’t know your hook from your uppercut? No problem! Basic Training gives you the chance to practise the various boxing techniques at your leisure while your instructor demonstrates the proper form.