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Jump Rope Challenge, the game created by a group of Nintendo developers working from home, will not be pulled from the eShop as planned.
Nintendo said on Tuesday that the free game will now be available until further notice. It was originally due to be pulled from the digital store today.
Jump Rope Challenge was created during pandemic social restrictions as “a simple activity to add some quick and fun movement into their daily life,” according to Nintendo.
The game has players using a pair of Joy-Con controllers and imagining them as the handles of a skipping rope.
Jump Rope Challenge features hopping bunnies as characters, simple menus and no tutorials to skip through, so it’s quick and easy to get started, Nintendo said.
Two players can also play together in an attempt to reach high scores, with each person holding one Joy-Con.
For those who aren’t able to jump, or are worried about disturbing neighbours, players can bend their knees or move their arms to play the game without creating any noise.