Paper Mario The Origami King comes out tomorrow and the reviews have been moderately positive. While many outlets agree that it’s a charming and heartfelt creation, some don’t believe that it holds up. However, if you’ve already pre-ordered the game or are planning to despite the reviews about its combat, here you’ll discover the release time for when it will unlock on the Nintendo eShop.

While lots of people agree that Paper Mario The Origami King is cute and even possibly special, a lot of division appears to be because of its punishing combat as opposed to aesthetics or story. Ever since its announcement trailer the combat system has been a point of contention for many fans, but hopefully people will still be able to find enjoyment in and love for something that is wholly unique and ridiculously pretty.

If you’re planning to play the game regardless of some peoples’ grievances with the combat system, below you’ll discover everything shared about its release time on the Nintendo eShop.

How to preload Paper Mario The Origami King

You can preload Paper Mario The Origami King by simply pre-ordering it.

So, to preload Paper Mario The Origami King, just pre-order it now for £49.99 from the Nintendo eShop.

There doesn’t appear to be any in-game bonuses for pre-ordering the Nintendo Switch exclusive, but you will get £2.50 worth of gold points.

Not only that, but you’ll also be able to begin playing as soon as the game launches.

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What is the release time for Paper Mario The Origami King?

The release time for Paper Mario The Origami King is 00:00 BST on July 17th.

In addition, the release time for Paper Mario The Origami King should also be 00:00 ET on the exact same date.

Nintendo support says that digital copies of first-party exclusive games launch at 12:00 AM ET on the game’s release date, and Nintendo UK says the same.

“For pre-ordered games, the game is pre-loaded to your system at the time of your order. You’ll be able to start playing after downloading a small update, beginning at 12:00 a.m. on the game’s release date.”

The UK Nintendo eStore page for Paper Mario The Origami King also says that you’ll be able to play at midnight on July 17th if you pre-order.

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