Nintendo Switch Online: This N64

The Nintendo Switch (also only switch) is a video game console of the Japanese company Nintendo. She appeared on March 3, 2017 in Europe, Australia, North America and Asia as well as on 15 August 2017 in Argentina. As a so-called hybrid console, the successor of the Wii U can be used both as a stationary, so with an external screen console, as well as a portable handheld console. The Joy-coned removable controls allow games in a third variant, the so-called table mode. The Nintendo Switch stands in direct competition to Sony s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft s Xbox One. On 19 September 2018, with Nintendo Switch Online introduced an online service on the basis of a subscription membership for the switch. On September 20, 2019, the Nintendo Switch Lite appeared a second, more compact model of the console, the lack of connection options to an external Screen is primarily designed for mobile use. On October 8, 2021, the Nintendo Switch OLED model, a revision with larger OLED screen appeared.

From now on, players can provide their membership with Nintendo Switch online with a new upgrade. The subscription enlargement package brings some advantages that users receive direct access to the user. The highlights include, for example, the ability to retrieve multiple N64 games on Nintendo Switch.

After already available classics of the NES and SNES as part of the basic membership, the expansion package now brings more classics to the hybrid console. Partly Nintendo has equipped the N64 titles even with online multiplayer mode. This allows games like Mario Kart 64 or Mario Tennis to play now over the internet against friends.

Which N64 games are available on Nintendo Switch?

A total of nine classics of the Nintendo 64 have packed the makers for launch in the package. These include titles that are still one of the best games of all time today. Among other things, subscribers may look forward to The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and Super Mario 64.

Also games of well-known rows like Mario Kart 64, Star Fox 64 (Lylat Wars 64), Mario Tennis and Yoshi s story are part of the expansion package. Sin and Punishment, Operation WinBack and Dr. Mario 64 round off the launch offer.

Here again in list form - all N64 games for Nintendo Switch Online:

Super Mario 64 Mario Kart 64 Lylat Wars 64 Yoshi s story SIN AND PUNISHMENT The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Dr. Mario 64 Mario Tennis Operation WinBack

These N64 classics will soon appear

Nintendo has already given a view of the games that will be added to the expansion package shortly. Here are more highlights like The Legend of Zelda: Majora s Musk, Mario Golf, Pokémon Snap or Paper Mario. In addition, F-Zero X, Banjo-Kazooie and Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards are already confirmed online for Nintendo Switch (now € 355.90) ​​online.

Here is the complete list - these N64 games are still available for Nintendo Switch Online:

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

Price and further contents of the expansion package

The annual fee for Nintendo Switch online and the new expansion package are 39.99 euros for a single person. Thus, players thus pay 20 euros more than for basic membership. The price for the family subscription is 69.99 euros and is thus twice as expensive as before.

Which Sega-Mega-Drive games are available for Nintendo Switch online?

In addition to the N64 classics, several games of the Sega Mega Drive were introduced with the expansion package. Among them are highlights like Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Golden Ax, Contra: Hard Corps, Streets of Rage 2 and many more. A total of 14 titles are available at the start.

Here is the complete list - All Sega-Mega-Drive Games for Nintendo Switch Online:

Golden Ax Strider Musha Shadow Force Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Dr Robotnik s Mean Bean Machine Streets of Rage Shinobi 3: Return of the Ninja Master ECCO THE DOLPHIN Gunstar Heroes Phantasy Star 4 Castlevania: Bloodlines Contra: Hard Corps Risar

In addition, subscribers receive the new DLC for Animal Crossing: New Horizons without further costs. Happy Home Paradise appears on 5 November 2021. Already at the same time went with the N64 games the update 13.1.0 for Nintendo Switch online, we have the patch notes for you.

Incidentally, there are numerous complaints from players who say that the N64 games on Nintendo Switch are almost unplayable due to technical problems. Nintendo has not yet expressed itself to these allegations.

From Dominik Zwingmann author 26.10.2021 at 13:05

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