The brand new Nintendo Swap Sports activities has been launched, and Harry Potter actors Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) and Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom) teamed as much as rejoice its launch.
Within the Harry Potter movies, the actors’ characters couldn’t have been extra completely different, with Draco Malfoy being a manipulative and bullying Slytherin who usually selected Neville Longbottom as his goal. Nevertheless, in actual life, the pair appear to get alongside simply high-quality as they loved one another’s firm on the occasion.
This was a enjoyable and intelligent method for Nintendo to advertise the discharge of the latest iteration in its sports activities recreation collection. For the reason that firm’s multiplayer choices are inclined to have a repute for ruining friendships, seeing two on-screen enemies bond over their time with the title is an amusing twist on the system.
Tom and Matthew loved enjoying video games of chambara, soccer, and tennis.
Had a tremendous time reuniting with my outdated chum @Mattdavelewis this weekend on the @nintendouk Swap Sports activities Park.
I’m not going to let Lewis stay this one down for an extended, LONG time. #NintendoSwitchSports #advert pic.twitter.com/s2b3dXKIs1
— Tom Felton (@TomFelton) Could 2, 2022
Persevering with the celebration of the sport’s launch, Nintendo followers had been invited to check out the brand new recreation at an occasion in Westfield, London, England, between April 29 and Could 1.
Not solely had been the attendees in a position to check out every of the sports activities from the Nintendo Swap Sports activities, however they had been additionally invited to participate in a social media contest hosted by Nintendo, with ten fortunate winners receiving a £100 ($125) voucher to make use of at Westfield. To enter the competition they needed to observe Nintendo on Instagram or Twitter and share a photograph of them on the occasion stand utilizing the hashtag #NintendoSwitchSports.
For these of you who’re extra into Potter than sports activities, you possibly can stay up for the discharge of the long-awaited Hogwarts Legacy, which is supposedly due for launch towards the tip of this yr.
The Nintendo Swap Sports activities, which is the successor to the Nintendo video games Wii Sports activities and Wii Sports activities Resort, is that can be purchased now and has “obtained usually constructive evaluations from critics.”