Nintendo of Europe has announced it’ll be releasing download cards for various Nintendo Switch indie games at retailers across Europe.
Download cards come with a download code to redeem the game on the Nintendo eShop. They’ve been available in Japan for many years. The first wave of download cards include Celeste, Shovel Knight, and eight other Nintendo Switch titles. More will be added in the coming months.
See the list of games receiving the download card treatment below.
In further good news for lovers of indie games, it is now possible to purchase download codes at retail for selected indie titles on Nintendo Switch. The codes will be available at participating online and brick-and-mortar retailers across Europe from today and once purchased can be easily redeemed via Nintendo eShop or Nintendo’s redemption website. The first wave of indie titles to be available as download codes at retail is as follows:
Celeste from Matt Makes Games
Darkest Dungeon from Red Hook Studios
Dead Cells from Motion Twin
FAST RMX from Shin’en Multimedia
Golf Story from Sidebar Games
Gorogoa from Annapurna Games
Hollow Knight from Team Cherry
Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove from Yacht Club Games
Stardew Valley from Chucklefish
Night in the Woods from Finji