Basketball comes to Nintendo Switch Sports on July 9

Posted on July 8, 2024 by Tyler Nienburg

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Nintendo Switch Sports is over 2 years old and content has slowly been added to the game. It received Golf within its first year and now it’s getting Basketball. Nintendo confirmed that Basketball will be coming to Switch Sports on Tuesday, July 9, 2024.

This will be just the second sport added to Nintendo Switch Sports since it was released making it a total of 8 sports included with the game – Soccer, Tennis, Chambara, Bowling, Badminton, Volleyball, Golf, and now Basketball.

There are still a couple of classic sports missing from the Wii Sports successor: Baseball and Boxing. Nintendo did not indicate if these modes are planned, but in the past, data miners discovered Dodgeball as a potential update.

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