‘Pikmin 3’ back in Wii U eShop after Nintendo removal

Nintendo has brought back Pikmin 3 to the Wii U eShop after being briefly removed following a reveal that the game is coming to the Nintendo Switch.

According to Delisted Games, Pikmin 3 for Wii U is now available again for purchase for $19.99 on the eShop. The game is priced at $19.99 which is significantly lower compared to its $59.99 Nintendo Switch Deluxe version coming out this October.

Last month, the Pikmin 3 Wii U version was removed from the eShop after the announcement that a Pikmin 3 Deluxe version was going to be released for the Nintendo Switch. In relation, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze for the Wii U was also removed from the Wii U eShop after it was announced that it is receiving its own Nintendo Switch port.

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Pikmin 3 is the latest game to be announced to have an upcoming Switch port following New Super Mario Bros. U, Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze, Mario Kart 8, Captain Toad Treasure Tracker, Bayonetta  2, and a lot more.

The Pikmin 3 Deluxe version for the Nintendo Switch will be launched on October 30. The Deluxe Version comes with new story content, coop gameplay, and improved settings which will make it easy for beginners to understand.

Moreover, the Deluxe Edition will contain a new prologue and epilogue missions featuring the protagonists Louie and Omar, coop gameplay using the same console and multiplayer mode via the Bingo Battle.

Christian Allen Tandoc
Christian Allen Tandoc is a frantic writer, blogger, and ghostwriter. He quit his office job as an Applications Engineer for the love of writing. When he’s not working, he’s either playing with his PS4 or his 1-year old daughter.

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