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You and your family can cooperate and compete in these great games for the Nintendo Switch system: Mario Strikers: Battle League, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Just Dance 2022, Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. Brain, Kirby and the Forgotten Land, and Nintendo Switch Sports. Here’s a helpful list of how to enjoy multiplayer modes and play together in these games!


You can tear up the pitch!

Peach and Wario face off against Mario and Rosalina, up close and on the field, in Mario Strikers: Battle League.

The whole family can get in on the action with Strike, a soccer-like sport with no rules, in Mario Strikers: Battle League. Anything goes in this action-packed sport! You can pummel the pitch with up to eight players locally on one Nintendo Switch system, so everyone can join the fun. You can even join double elimination tournaments with up to four players on the same system.


You can get everyone moving!

A woman and a boy playing doubles tennis in Nintendo Switch Sports compete on the big-screen TV in their living room.

Turn your living room into an arena and bring some of your favorite sports to life in Nintendo Switch Sports*! Friends and family can challenge each other in 2 to 4 player matchups—all on one Nintendo Switch or Nintendo Switch – OLED Model system. There are six sports: Soccer, Volleyball, Badminton, Tennis, Bowling, and Chambara (swordplay). Plus, a seventh sport—Golf—is planned to be added via a free update this fall.


You can race for the cup!

Mario takes a spin on the Toad Circuit course from the Golden Dash Cup in the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass paid DLC.

You can double your course options with the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass paid DLC. With a total of 48 remastered courses from throughout the world of the Mario Kart series, there’s bound to be a track for just about everyone in the family. Courses include those based on real-world locations like Paris Promenade and Tokyo Blur from the Mario Kart Tour game in addition to nostalgic favorites like N64 Choco Mountain and Wii Coconut Mall! Content will release in 6 waves of 8 courses until the end of 2023.


You can show off your best dance moves!

Six players compete for the high score in the “Llama In My Living Room” song in Just Dance 2022.

You can keep your multiplayer party going for hours with songs for the whole family to enjoy in the Just Dance 2022 game. With 40 hot tracks from chart-topping hits and a variety of kid-friendly songs, Just Dance 2022 offers a fun experience for younger players, too! You can team up for duet, trio, or quartet dance routines, or challenge each other to see who gets the highest score.


You can battle to see who has the brawniest brain!

Four players compete for the high score in a minigame where they must pop numbered balloons from highest to lowest.

You can go brain-to-brain with your family in four-player matches to see who gets the highest score in the Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. Brain game. Everyone can play together at varying difficulties, so a kid can hold their own against an adult in this battle of the brains. Want a sneak peek at the game? You can download the free demo to try three activities in Solo and Party mode!


You can battle Kirby’s enemies!

Kirby battles an enemy in the background while Bandana Waddle Dee slashes at an enemy with its spear.

When you join Kirby on an exciting adventure in Kirby and the Forgotten Land, you can bring along a second player (like a little sister or brother) to control Bandana Waddle Dee and take on the forgotten land together! Player 1 plays as Kirby while Player 2 can drop in and out of the game at any time and play as Bandana Waddle Dee. Kirby can float and inhale enemies and Bandana Waddle Dee can spin and stab with his sturdy spear.


Additional games, systems and/or accessories may be required for multiplayer mode. Games, systems, and some accessories sold separately.

*Be aware of your surroundings. Wear wrist straps and allow adequate room around you during game play.

**Full version of game required to use DLC. Sold separately.

Mario Strikers: Battle League ESRB Rating: Everyone 10+ with Cartoon Violence, Comic Mischief

Nintendo Switch Sports ESRB Rating: Everyone 10+ with Mild Violence

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe ESRB Rating: Everyone with Comic Mischief

Just Dance 2022 ESRB Rating: Everyone 10+ with Comic Mischief, Lyrics, Mild Suggestive Themes

Big Brain Academy: Brain vs Brain ESRB Rating: Everyone with Mild Cartoon Violence

Kirby and the Forgotten Land ESRB Rating: Everyone 10+ with Cartoon Violence