A few developers at Nintendo created a fun and simple fitness game called Jump Rope Challenge, which is now available on the Nintendo Switch eShop for free.
It doesn’t require any extra kit, so you all you need is your joy-con.
According to Nintendo’s Director of Public Relations, Chad Concelmo said on Twitter that some Nintendo devs made this free title while working from home because they wanted to keep fit.
About Jump Rope Challenge
Can you skip 100 times a day?
Take an active break in your day with Jump Rope Challenge, free for Nintendo Switch! Hold both Joy-Con controllers* in your hands and jump while moving your arms, as if you’re exercising with a skipping rope!
The on-screen rabbit will reflect your movements, allowing your jumps to be counted, and you can also record how many times you’ve jumped each day. By moving your hands and jumping at the right time, your score will increase.
A daily total of 100 jumps is the goal – and that’s where the ‘challenge’ part comes in, as each player’s scores can be saved and challenged again and again. You can also pass a Joy-Con to someone else and jump together, where the total score counts both players’ successful jumps!
If you’re concerned about making too much noise, simply just bending your knees or moving your arms are also available ways to jump rope and get your body moving.
Jump Rope Challenge was created by a small group of Nintendo developers at home, to encourage exercise breaks at home. Who’s the best skipper in your family? Now you can find out!
Please note: Jump Rope Challenge will be available on Nintendo eShop for a limited time until the end of September 2020.
Jump Rope Challenge was developed using Unity, a real-time development platform.