Golf is (finally) coming to Switch Sports at the end of November
The A free update that adds golf to the “Switch Sports” game's list of sports will be rolling out on November 28.
Wood, pennants, sand traps and putter… After months of waiting, owners of the Switch Sports game for the Nintendo Switch console are finally getting ready to take their first steps on the green. On November 28, golf will become the seventh sport offered with the title.
Launched on April 29, the game Switch Sports already had six sports: volleyball, badminton, bowling, tennis, soccer and chanbara, a martial art for which swords are used.
This selection had left fans of the hit Wii Sports title hungry, especially those who enjoyed its golf game.
Those times will soon be over , with Nintendo announcing the rollout of a free update featuring the sport on November 28.
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Players will be able to follow a 21-hole course, modeled on the one offered on the Wii console.
The big news: a survival golf game mode in which up to 'to eight people participate live. Whoever hits the most shots to get the ball in is eliminated on every hole.
Golf games are especially popular on the Switch console, with titles like Cursed to Golf, Golf Story and What the Golf. Nintendo has also added the original Mario Golf title, released for the Nintendo 64 system in 1999, to the Nintendo Switch Online subscription with the expansion for classic games. It joins the newest game in the series, Mario Golf: Super Rush, launching in June 2021.
This major update, originally scheduled for Fall, is Nintendo's second release for its Switch Sports game. The first aimed to improve movement controls in soccer using the Joy-Con controller, attached to a leg.