Nintendo Switch Sports

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch
Genre: Sports
Publisher: Nintendo
Release Date: April 29, 2022

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'Nintendo Switch Sports' Announced, Playtest Planned For Next Week - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 9, 2022 @ 8:10 p.m. PST

Play sports such as Bowling, Tennis, & Chambara as well as three new additional sports including Soccer, Badminton, and Volleyball.

Swing, kick and spike your way to victory with a collection of sports that puts you right into the action!

Play together in person or online with family and friends, or challenge friendly competitors near and far in the new iteration of the classic Wii Sports series.

Turn your real-world actions into in-game movements using Joy-Con controllers and compete in six sports, including Soccer, Volleyball, Bowling, Tennis, Badminton and Chambara (swordplay). You can even use a Joy-Con with the Leg Strap accessory included in the physical version to kick the ball in a Soccer Shoot-Out!

Plus, a seventh sport is planned to be added via a free update this fall – get ready to Golf! Get active and get into the game when Nintendo Switch Sports launches

As you play online in random matchmaking, redeem points you earn for in-game rewards like outfits, sports accessories, gear, and much more for your avatar. The selection of items will rotate each week, so check back and see what’s in stock!

To prepare for the launch of the Nintendo Switch Sports game on April 29, we’ll be conducting an Online Play Test to evaluate various technical aspects and help improve the quality of the game by testing out online random matches for Tennis, Bowling, and Chambara on February 18 (7:00-7:45 pm PST), February 19 (3:00-3:45 am PST / 11:00-11:45 am PST / 7:00-7:45 pm PST) and February 20 (3:00-3:45 am PST). Players with an active Nintendo Switch Online membership (including trial membership) can register starting February 15 at 5 pm PST for the Nintendo Switch Sports Online Play Test.

Key Features:

  • Swing, kick, spike, and bowl your way to victory in six sports
  • Play Soccer, Volleyball, Bowling, Tennis, Badminton, and Chambara (swordplay)
  • Motion controls will get you moving and help turn your real-world actions into in-game movements
  • Use the Leg Strap accessory to kick the ball in a Soccer Shoot-Out or, after a free update this summer, in Soccer matches as well
  • Play online** and challenge random opponents to earn in-game rewards like clothing, gear and much more or reach the Pro League
  • Play with friends and family locally* or online**—in some sports, you and a friend can even team up on the same system to take on other teams online
  • Golf is planned to be added via a free update this fall

Nintendo Switch Sports is coming to Nintendo Switch on April 29, 2022 for $39.99, with pre-orders available today in Nintendo eShop.

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