Press Release

Kick Off 2022 With the Nintendo eShop New Year Sale

Tonnes of discounts rolling through until January 16th.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Now that the new year has officially arrived, so many new possibilities await. To help kick off your year, Nintendo is holding a Nintendo eShop New Year Sale! Starting now until Jan. 16 at 11:59 p.m. PT, you can save up to 50% on the digital versions of select Nintendo Switch games. Games featured in the sale include critically acclaimed titles like Super Mario Maker 2, Shin Megami Tensei V and Eastward. This sale also includes many games with free demos available, so you can try some of these experiences before you purchase them, such as Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise, ARMS and DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS 2.

If you picked up a new Nintendo Switch system over the holidays and are looking for some new games to start the new year off with a blast, this sale is a great place to start. Or if you’re a long-time Nintendo Switch owner who’s been eyeing a few of these titles, trying demos before you buy is a great way to indulge your curiosity. For the full listing of games on sale, which can be purchased and downloaded directly from, visit

Remember that you can earn My Nintendo Gold Points* – awarded based on 5% of the amount you pay (excluding tax and any points or discounts used). Then, you can redeem your Gold Points toward the purchase of other eligible digital games, DLC and more. The games featured in this year’s Nintendo eShop New Year Sale include:


Game Discount
Super Mario Maker 2 30%
Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics** 30%
Shin Megami Tensei V 30%
Eastward 10%
Mario Tennis Aces 30%
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker and Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Special Episode 30%
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Special Episode 30%
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker** 30%
The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles 25%
Sonic Colors: Ultimate 25%
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze 30%
Fitness Boxing** 30%
Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise** 30%
Tetris Effect: Connected 33%
Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition** 50%
Untitled Goose Game 50%
ARMS** 30%
Dead Cells 50%
DOOM Eternal 60%
Go Vacation 30%
Castlevania Advance Collection 25%
Kirby Fighters 2** 30%
Katamari Damacy REROLL** 75%
Grindstone 50%
Spiritfarer** 50%
Just Dance 2022 Deluxe Edition 50%
Sid Meier’s Civilization VI 70%
Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania 25%
Super Meat Boy 50%
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Deluxe Edition 80%
Little Nightmares II** 33%
Lost in Random 33%
When the Past was Around** 25%
Wargroove 50%
Röki 60%
Bug Fables: The Everlasting Sapling 50%
Burnout Paradise Remastered 70%
Ori and the Will of the Wisps 50%
GRIS 75%
The Jackbox Party Pack 3 35%
Borderlands: The Handsome Collection 60%
Divinity: Original Sin 2 – Definitive Edition 30%
Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny** 33%
FEZ 25%
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV 40%



Wishing you all the best with your gaming adventures in the new year. Be sure to tell a friend if you come across any great discoveries! * A Nintendo Account is required to receive and redeem My Nintendo points. Terms apply. ** Free demo available now in Nintendo eShop.

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