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Nintendo Switch Online Adds N64 & Sega Genesis Games With New ‘Expansion Pack” Subscription

Nintendo is definitely a fan of doing things their way, and another big bombshell dropped at the latest Nintendo Direct will see the library of classic N64 and Sega Genesis titles arrive on the Switch via its online service. The new Switch Online + Expansion Pack subscription tier will be going live in October, but no pricing has been set yet.

Nintendo Switch Online - N64 Games

This new Expansion Pack tier is quite substantial, and players can look forward to some really awesome N64 and Sega Genesis games on the Nintendo Switch. The likes of Super Mario 64, Mario Kart 64, Starfox 64, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Mario Tennis, Castlevania: Bloodlines, Ecco the Dolphin, Phantasy Star IV, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and Streets of Rage 2 are all confirmed. Certain classics will also be playable online for the first time.

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More N64 games will also be added to the Switch Online lineup in due time. If you were expecting Pokemon Snap, Banjo-Kazooie, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask and Paper Mario, then you are in luck.

As an add-on tier, subscribers will get all of the benefits of the regular Switch Online subscription. The demand for N64 games on the Switch Online service has always been there, and now, fans can put their money where their mouth is with this new announcement.

Nintendo Switch Online - Sega Genesis Games

If that is not enough, Nintendo is also releasing classic Sega Genesis and Nintendo 64 gamepads too. The Japanese company is definitely going all in this time around.

Here is the full list of N64 and Sega Genesis games coming to the Switch Online service:

Nintendo 64 Games Launch Lineup

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

Future Nintendo 64 Games (not exhaustive)

  • Banjo-Kazooie
  • Pokémon Snap
  • The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask
  • Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards
  • Mario Golf
  • Paper Mario
  • F-Zero X

SEGA Genesis Games Launch Lineup

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


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