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It’s official! Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition is coming on July 18th, 2024! Check out the debut trailer below!

An amazing physical edition was also announced that comes with a a replica NES cart as well! Stay tuned to Nintendo Wire on Twitter for pre-order info!

According to the official site, the game will feature 13 NES classics, online leaderboards, and is even compatible with the NES Online controllers!

Test your speedrunning skill in over 150 challenges! Each challenge relives a memorable moment from one of 13 NES™ games*, including classics like Super Mario Bros.™ 3, The Legend of Zelda™, Donkey Kong™, and Metroid™. Start small by seeing how quickly you can blaze through the first level of Super Mario Bros. or how fast you can gobble up an enemy in Kirby’s Adventure™*. Hone your skills in practice and see if you have what it takes to be a champion—the tougher challenges may truly test your limits!

Nintendo World Championships: NES™ Edition is coming to the Nintendo Switch™ system on July 18.

Compete against players around the world online**

Jump into the World Championship Mode with a Nintendo Switch Online membership** and aim for a spot on the leaderboards in five challenges that rotate each week. At the end of each week, compare your times against players of varying skill levels, or sit back and watch the world’s best time to learn how to improve. With “byte-sized” challenges, you don’t need to master entire games to feel like a Nintendo World Champion!

Challenge your friends*** on the couch

Gather up to 8 players in the local Party Mode to take on challenges individually or in themed Challenge packs. With an automatic rewind feature to undo mistakes, even completely new players can compete.

You will be able to play with Nintendo Entertainment System Controllers**** as well (sold separately).

Stay tuned to Nintendo Wire for more details as we get them!

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Written by Jason Ganos

Nintendo super fan since birth, Jason is the creator of Amiibo News and editor-in-chief at Nintendo Wire. One of his life goals is to provide the latest Nintendo news to fellow gamers with his natural know-how.