Ace Angler: Fishing Spirits adds Net Sniper game mode in winter 2023 update

Ace Angler: Fishing Spirits

Publisher and developer Bandai Namco have released a new update for Ace Angler: Fishing Spirits, adding a new Net Sniper game mode and more.

Here’s a rundown on the update, plus a new trailer:

The new winter update features the new game mode, Net Sniper.​ A new event, the Shark Festival, in which players can earn rewards for catching special sharks available for a limited time, has also been confirmed for launch in January 2024.​

Fishing with a net?! Check out the new promotional video and details for Net Sniper and the Shark Festival!​

A new promotional video has been released, showcasing the features of the new free update out today, Net Sniper, and the Shark Festival, which kicks off in January next year.​

Showcasing a play guide for Net Sniper and new details of the Shark Festival, the video is packed with fascinating footage.

New attraction added to Marine Medal Mania:​ Net Sniper! ​ 

Net Sniper has been added to Marine Medal Mania. Net Sniper is a shooting game in which players cast their net to catch as many fish as they can. Collect Summon Stones obtained by catching enough fish to summon the boss fish.​ Once the boss fish appears, reduce its HP to 0 to clear the stage.​ Recovery and power-up items will also be dropped. Avoid taking damage from colliding with fish or being hit by their attacks, power-up your own abilities, and catch the boss.​

Players can also use the “Rod Controller for Nintendo Switch” (sold separately), to help cast their net even faster.​ Two players can play this mode together cooperatively. If one player is knocked out, the other can revive them.​ Work together to catch mighty boss fish!​

For more information about the Net Sniper, please visit this site. (The site is provided in Japanese)

Shark Festival to be launched in January 2024,​ beginning with the Nurse Shark!​

The Shark Festival is set to be launched within Ace Angler+ in January 2024.​ The Shark Festival is a new event in which players will have a chance to catch a different rare shark each month. Aim to complete the set by catching all 12 sharks over the course of the year!​

The festival kicks off with the appearance of the Nurse Shark in January, famous for its large body and gaping mouth!

Win an in-game costume featuring a t-shirt​ with the shark’s name on it!

Win in-game presents depending on how many times you catch the shark each month.​ Catch the wide variety of unique sharks appearing each month to claim monthly prizes, including original in-game t-shirts. The Shark Festival will be available to play from 1 January 2024!​ See this site for more details about the Shark Festival.

Ace Angler: Fishing Spirits has been available worldwide for Nintendo Switch.



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