Nintendo Switch Online Will Receive N64 and Sega Genesis Games With New Pricing.

During the Nintendo Direct today, Nintendo announced they will be bring a large variety of Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis games to the Nintendo Switch Online service. Games like The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Mario Kart 64, and Sonic the Hedgehog 2 were confirmed, with future releases of games like Majoras Mask, Banjo-Kazooie, and Paper Mario also revealed.

Nintendo also announced that both N64 and Sega Genesis wireless controllers will be available to Nintendo Online users for purchase.

To gain access to the N64 and Genesis libraries, customers will need to purchase an Expansion Plan to their pre-existing Switch Online membership. New details, including pricing, will be revealed before it’s launch in late October.

Currently, the list of confirmed games are:

  • Super Mario 64
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
  • Mario Kart 64
  • Winback
  • Mario Tennis
  • Starfox 64
  • Yoshi’s Story
  • Sin and Punishment
  • Dr. Mario 64
  • Castlevania Bloodlines
  • Contra Hard Corps
  • Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine
  • Ecco the Dolphin
  • Golden Axe
  • Gunstar Heroes
  • Musha
  • Phantasy Star IV
  • Ristar
  • Shining Force
  • Shinobi III
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  • Streets of Rage
  • Strider

Were you surprised by this reveal? What game or games are you most looking forward to? Are you willing to pay a higher price point for the games shown?

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Source: Nintendo

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