Nintendo cancels plan to remove Jump Rope Challenge from Nintendo eShop


Nintendo announced that players of the free Nintendo Switch fitness game Jump rope challenge have logged over 2.5 billion hops in total and have therefore decided not to remove it from the eShop at the end of this month as originally planned.

The game was originally created by a small collective of Nintendo employees in Japan as part of Nintendo’s efforts to help gamers cope with lockdown conditions and stay healthy for the first few months. of the global COVID-19 pandemic, and was supposed to be removed from Nintendo eShop at the end of September, which would have meant its demise by the end of today.

However, Nintendo of America’s tweet revealed that, possibly due to the title’s overwhelming popularity, including nearly 600 million skips even a month after its launch, the game will remain available for download through Nintendo eShop “until” see you later note “so you can keep jumping to your heart’s content.

Jump rope challenge is available exclusively for Nintendo Switch as a free download from Nintendo eShop.

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