Do you know what game had everyone’s living rooms and retirement homes everywhere in a chokehold? The original Wii Sports.
The Nintendo Wii launch title fully realized the amazing potential of motion-controlled gaming and introduced so many non-gamers to the interactive medium as a whole. After the monumental success and mainstream popularity of Wii Sports, Nintendo kept the ball rolling by releasing two new entries over the years – 2009’s Wii Sports Resort for the Wii and 2014’s Wii Sports Club for the Wii U. And now Nintendo’s hybrid home/portable console is finally getting into the motion-controlled sports arena with 2022’s Nintendo Switch Sports.
Come April 29, a new generation of gamers and everyone that could never kick their Wii Sports habit from back in the day will converge upon their Switch & big-screen TVs to enjoy some new living room athletics. Here’s everything you need to know about the highly anticipated Nintendo Switch Sports.
Nintendo Switch Sports features local multiplayer modes that are split up into 1v1, 2v2, and free-for-all. The bowling game allows every active player to play simultaneously, which means no one has to wait to take their turn anymore. Hopping online means you can do it solo or play alongside another player on the same system. Each game comes with an online Pro League – players can attain the type of currency from their participation in those games that helps unlock in-game avatar rewards, such as outfits, sports accessories, gear, etc.