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Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack announced, includes access to Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis system

Nintendo has announced Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack, a new Nintendo Switch Online membership with expanded benefits, including access to a library of Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis games. It will launch in late October.

Get the details below, via Nintendo.

A new membership plan is coming to Nintendo Switch Online in late October with classic Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis games. In addition to all the benefits of a Nintendo Switch Online membership such as online play, access to a growing library of Nintendo Entertainment System and Super Nintendo Entertainment System games, and more, members can play select titles like Mario Kart 64 online with up to four players for the first time ever (additional accessories required; sold separately)! The full list of classic games launching for the expanded service, with more Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis titles coming in the future, is as follows:

Launch Lineup of Nintendo 64 Games

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

Upcoming Nintendo 64 Games (with more to come)

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

Launch Lineup of Sega Genesis Games

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

Nintendo Switch Online members will also be able to pre-order two new controllers that resemble the original Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis controllers at a later date. These wireless controllers can be used to play these classic games on Nintendo Switch Online. More details about Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack, including release timing and price, will be revealed at a later date.

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