New Nintendo Switch Online subscription announced to add N64 and Sega Genesis games


Nintendo has announced a plan to expand the subscription to Switch Online for those who want to get Sega Genesis and Nintendo 64 classics with the subscription.

The new subscription “Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Plan” will be available in late October, but the current subscribers of the service remain free to keep things as they are without obtaining the extended subscription, and those who want to join the extended subscription will get all the benefits of the regular subscription in addition to those games The aforementioned classic.

The following N64 games will be available in the service at the launch of the extended subscription:

  • Super Mario 64
  • Mario Kart 64
  • Star Fox 64
  • Yoshi’s Story
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
  • WinBack: Covert Operations
  • Dr. Mario 64
  • Sin and Punishment
  • Mario Tennis 64

Also stay tuned for other titles to be released later after launch, such as Banjo-Kazooie, Pokemon Snap, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards, Mario Golf, Paper Mario, and F-Zero X.

As for the Genesis games at launch, they will be as follows:

  • Castlevania: Bloodlines
  • Contra: Hard Corps
  • Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine
  • Ecco the Dolphin
  • Golden Axe
  • Gunstar Heroes
  • Phantasy Star IV
  • Ristar
  • Shining Force
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  • Streets of Rage 2
  • M.U.S.H.A
  • Phantasy Star 4
  • Shinobi 3
  • Strider

It is worth noting that local or online multiplayer features will be available for some N64 games, and those interested will be available for Nintendo 64 and SEGA Genesis consoles at a price of $50 per console.

The company will announce the rest of the important details such as the subscription price and others at a later date.


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