My Nintendo members can seize some goodies with their Gold Points.
If you’ve acquired a stack of My Nintendo Gold Points saved up, excellent news: Nintendo has added a few new rewards to select from, together with precise video games.
The new gives embrace BIT.TRIP Presents… Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien and Art of Balance for Wii U, in addition to Zen Pinball for 3DS. You can see the entire vary obtainable in your area, with the current additions clearly marked as new, on the My Nintendo rewards site.
Unfortunately, there’s nonetheless no reward content material for Switch – and this has made some My Nintendo members fairly aggravated. Nintendo’s chain-dragging is a fear as a result of My Nintendo Gold Points have an expiration date, so some members who don’t have a 3DS or Wii U – or understandably don’t really feel the necessity to spend their factors on software program for techniques they not use – are involved the factors will expire earlier than Nintendo supplies any Switch choices.
There are additionally no new Platinum Coin rewards, which is a bummer. It’s very nice to see some extra precise video games going up as rewards alongside themes and add-ons, however there’s no denying the line-up of freebies isn’t as strong as different platform holders supply.
My Nintendo launched in March alongside the Switch with a variety of different rewards on offer in Europe and North America, in addition to Japan. It’s a part of Nintendo’s hardware-agnostic Nintendo Account platform, so you possibly can earn Coins throughout quite a lot of gadgets together with your smartphone – for instance by playing Super Mario Run.
If you’re a bit underwhelmed by the service thus far, take coronary heart. We can in all probability count on My Nintendo to warmth up a bit as we get nearer to the full launch of Nintendo Switch Online Service sometime in 2018.
Look, the video games are good and the hardware is strong; certainly Ninty will convey a few of that finesse to its on-line providing finally. Right?