The global figures for Nintendo Switch as of 31 March 2019 now stand at 34.74 million units sold worldwide, above the 32.93 million units of Nintendo 64. The next hurdles for the Switch are Game & Watch (43.4 million units) and Super Famicom／SNES (49.10 million units).
● SmileBoom announced that the next title in the Petit Computer series of software development apps will be called Puchikon 4 SmileBASIC. More information will be in tomorrow’s issue of Weekly Famitsu where we’ll hopefully get at least a release window.
● The official Kirby Twitter account confirmed that Daroach will be one of the Dream Friends playable in the Summer update to Kirby Star Allies. The other two Dream Friends are rumoured to be Adeleine and Dark Meta Knight.
● Turtle Cream confirmed that the platformer 6180 the moon will be releasing in Japan ‘soon’. I’m unsure whether they’ll self-publish or Rainy Frog will like they did with the Wii U and New Nintendo 3DS versions.
● SNK will publish the fighting game SNK Heroines Tag Team Frenzy in Japan on 06 September 2018, according to the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu who also confirmed that Love Heart has been added to the roster.
● Emiko from Sayonara Umihara Kawase is the latest fighter announced as playable in Blade Strangers. Teaser trailer here.
● Kazuhisa Wada of Atlus spoke with Dengeki PlayStation and said that development for Persona Q2 has begun. Still no release window.
● Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be updated soon adding a Friends Market Box, Powered Up Friend List and New Log-In Bonus Look. More details posted here.
● Fire Emblem Heroes saw the beginning of Summoning Focus: Tempest Trials+ featuring Sanaki: Begnion’s Apostle, Tharja: Dark Shdow, Ninian: Oracle of Destiny and March: Altean Prince.
● DMM Games’ school girl-meets-alien invader heavy metal rhythm game Gal Metal will release in the West this Fall with Marvelous publishing in Europe and XSEED Games in North America.
● The comedy duo Yoiko which includes Arino from Game Center will begin a four-part indie game ‘Let’s Play’ series from Thursday starting with Human: Fall Flat and Celeste.
● Last week’s Famitsu Most Wanted charts are posted here and the Nintendo eShop charts (Switch, 3DS and Wii U) are posted here.
● Watch all the promo videos for the Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion pack here.
● The latest promo video for Sonic Mania Plus, plus Episode 1 of Sonic Mania Adventures – SONIC RETURNS! here.
● A promo video for the card game Minna de Daifugohere.
● All the promo videos for Akatsuki no Breakers (Breakers: Dawn of Heroes) here.
● And all the promo videos for Little Nightmares Deluxe Editionhere.
● Last but not least, a trailer for the Donkey Kong Adventure DLC in Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battlehere.