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Nintendo’s free Switch game ‘Jump Rope Challenge’ is good for keeping active but terrible for your neighbours

Nintendo's free Switch game 'Jump Rope Challenge' is good for keeping active but terrible for your neighbours

The coronavirus pandemic has kept most of us holed up for months, barring the occasional grocery run or police brutality protest. So, to help keep our muscles from atrophying and our minds spiralling into sucking tar pits of despair, Nintendo has now surprised Switch owners with a free jump rope game.

Called simply Jump Rope Challenge, the cute exercise game challenges you to at least 100 real jumps of a virtual rope per day. Your efforts are detected through the Switch’s JoyCon controllers, with the game keeping count and emitting a small cheer for every 10 jumps. It records your daily progress too, so you can look back and see how you’ve improved. Read more…

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