Updated November 29, 2022: Golf has finally been added to Nintendo Switch Sports, and Nintendo has confirmed that the free update is now available to all users.
After previously only confirming a holiday 2022 launch, Nintendo has announced: twitter Nintendo Switch Sports owners can download the update as of November 29th.
Golf modes include 21 holes drawn from Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort, and an online survival golf mode for multiple players competing simultaneously.
Original story September 13, 2022: Nintendo Switch sports aren’t over yet.More sports are on the way.Golf is finally added to the game.
During today’s Nintendo Direct, it was revealed that the next free update will add golf to the game. Prepare for a little nostalgia as it includes 21 holes from the original Wii Sports series. But that’s not all. There is a new online mode, Survival Golf. In this mode, eight players compete on the same course at the same time and stay in their multiplayer golf match. Players are eliminated based on number of strokes. Get the most strokes and you’re out.
However, the update comes a little later than originally expected. The free DLC will be available for the 2022 holiday season instead of the originally promised fall launch.
Nintendo Switch Sports gave it a 7 at launch, stating, “It successfully recaptures the magic of Wii Sports’ party game, but it quickly falls victim to its lack of depth and fails to achieve greatness.” . Since then, we’ve seen summer updates incorporating Ring Fit leg strap controls, and recently it was revealed that entering a special code at some point in the game unlocks Matt, the most powerful man in existence. understood.
For a full rundown of everything announced at today’s Nintendo Direct, check out our roundup here.
Matt Purslow is IGN’s UK News and Features Editor.