One of the biggest announcements from Thursday’s Nintendo Direct was an additional level of confirmation Nintendo Switch Online contribution. This subscription “expansion pack” will unlock access to a select library of Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis games with increased monthly cost, although the price was left undeclared. As part of the disclosure, Nintendo teased several Nintendo 64 games that will not be available at launch, but are planned for release later.

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One of the biggest offers will be available when the new service launches in late October The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. This is only fitting if it will be one of the first confirmed Nintendo 64 games to be added at a later date. The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Maskhandjob sequel Ocarina of Time. Any of the iconic Nintendo 64 zelda The classics are otherwise available for the Nintendo Switch, so this is an exciting opportunity.


Several other Nintendo 64 games that were teased for release for the Nintendo Switch via the Nintendo Switch Online expansion pack at a later date. These games include mario golfhandjob pokemon snaphandjob F-Zero Xhandjob Kirby 64: The Crystal Shardshandjob paper mario, Even more Banjo-Kazooie. Sadly, no Sega Genesis games were teased, so it’s unclear whether more games from the platform will be added later.

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Compared to what was announced for the launch of the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack, teased releases for the future are surprisingly few. At launch, the service will offer 9 Nintendo 64 games, including super mario 64 And mario kart 64, as well as 14 Sega Genesis games, including echo the dolphin And sonic the hedgehog 2. It has 23 games available at launch, with 7 more announced for the future, for a total of 30 announced at this time.

Those excited about Nintendo’s plans to make Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis games available also have another opportunity. Nintendo will release special Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis controllers for the Nintendo Switch. Buying the controllers will require a Nintendo Switch Online subscription, which costs $49.99. Of course, they are completely optional.

Final details for Nintendo’s rollout of the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pass have yet to be announced. This means there is currently no price, and no release date after the end of October. Nintendo confirmed that current customers will be able to add to the Expansion Pass or keep their current subscription if they wish. no others announced Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pass Benefits other than unlocking Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis game libraries.

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