No hearts were stolen during the incident.
Update 04/18/2019: The Nintendo of America Twitter account has announced that the issues with the eShop have been resolved, and access should now be available. It does warn that there may be intermittent errors, though.
Access to the Nintendo eShop has been resolved. However, some may still experience intermittent errors. We appreciate your continued patience.
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) April 18, 2019
Original story: The Nintendo Switch eShop is down and experiencing issues following the release of Joker from Persona 5 and the Version 3.0 update for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
Nintendo took to Twitter to ensure fans that it is working hard to resolve any issues so everyone has a chance to play as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s first DLC character, Joker.
Joker, the Challenger Pack 1, and Version 3.0 were both revealed to be released today just yesterday. In addition to Joker, the Challenger Pack 1 also includes a stage based on Persona 5’s Mementos location and music from the Persona 5 series.
The Momentos stage will feature cameos from other Phantom Thieves from Persona 5 and the stage’s base color will match the music that is currently being played.
As for Version 3.0, it will add the previously leaked Stage Builder mode, Video Editor mode, and Shared Content mode where players can upload and download Mii Fighters and custom stages and much more.
Alongside the update, Nintendo is also introducing Smash World for the Nintendo Switch Online app that will allow players to check out stages and videos all within the app and even queue them up to download the next time they start playing Smash Ultimate.
Stay tuned to IGN for updates as issues with the eShop are resolved.
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Adam Bankhurst is a news writer for IGN who really wants to play with Joker but also really wants Persona 5 on the Switch. You can follow him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst.