Nintendo announced that it will bring some of the most iconic games of the Super Nintendo era to subscribers of Switch Online, at no additional cost.
Games like Super Mario Kart, Super Metroid, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and the classic Super Mario World, which are on our list of the best SNES games, are now available starting Thursday, September 5. There are 20 games in total, and Nintendo promises that it has more SNES classics on the way.
The virtual console will allow multiplayer online play with friends for some games, as well as a function of rewind. Nintendo also announced that it will sell a customized SNES control for Switch It will be compatible with the games. The wireless control will cost $ 30 dollars and will be charged with a USB-C cable, just like the control that was released when the NES games reached the Switch last year.
This is the complete list of SNES games that are already available in Nintendo Switch:
- Brawl brothers
- Demon’s Crest
- Joe & Mac 2: Lost in the Tropics
- Kirby’s Dream Land 3
- Star fox
- Super Earth Defense Force
- Super Mario Kart
- Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island
- Super Puyo Puyo 2
- Super Tennis
- Breath of Fire
- Kirby’s Dream Course
- Stunt Race FX
- Super Ghouls’n Ghosts
- Super Mario World
- Super metroid
- Super Soccer
- The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
How does it work Switch On-line?
Like Xbox Live or PlayStation Network, the service of Switch Online requires users to pay to play certain online games, including notable Nintendo titles such as: Splatoon 2, Arms Y Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. It is also the only way for owners to Switch get backups in the cloud to save games.
Also, if you invest in this subscription, you will also have access to NES games enabled online, which include up to 20 titles, such as Super Mario Bros. 3 Y The Legend of Zelda. On the other hand, an unexpected launch of a “special save data" for The Legend of Zelda which will allow players to "start their adventure with a lot of rupees and objects." Basically, that saved file will make The Legend of Zelda It is a much easier game for newcomers.
Nintendo Switch Online was launched on September 18, 2018 and offers access to online connectivity features, including the cooperative and competitive multi-player game mode Switch as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Splatoon 2 Y Mario Tennis Aces. The company also insist that it "will add new games regularly."
Here we show you the complete list of the games that were initially announced that will arrive at this service, many of which are already available:
Super Mario Bros.
The Legend of Zelda
Super Mario Bros. 3
River city ransom
NES Open Tournament Golf
Mighty Bomb Jack
Adventures of Lolo.
According to Nintendo, although some of these games will offer a standard cooperative, others will offer players a different type of multiplayer experience. As an example, in Super Mario Bros, the second player can be a hand-shaped cursor on the screen, which can be used to point to specific areas or to encourage friends.
Availability and price
The subscription costs $ 3.99 dollars a month, $ 7.99 dollars for a three month package or $ 19.99 dollars for a whole year. You will also find an annual family option available for $ 34.99, which provides access to up to seven family members.
The function of playing online with the Switch It is currently free through its limited multiplayer game library. Nintendo also changed its plan to offer classic games as part of the subscription. Instead of offering a classic rotating game every month, Switch Online will give subscribers access to a "compilation of classic titles", which will feature online multiplayer support.
Nintendo says the cloud will automatically save your games and these backups will be available to players even if their Switch. Also, these data will be linked to your account, so you can also download them in new systems.