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Sep
04

Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online launches tomorrow

It’s been something that’s been longed for and wondered about for a while and now we’ve got confirmation – the Super Nintendo is coming to the Nintendo Switch.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online launches tomorrow and will bring twenty Super NES games are to Nintendo Switch. Just like the NES games they’re for anyone who has a Nintendo Switch Online membership.
Starting tomorrow, September 5th, 20 classic Super NES games will launch for the Nintendo Switch Online service:
  • Super Mario World
  • Super Mario Kart
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
  • Super Metroid
  • Stunt Race FX (Available for the first time since its original Super NES release!)
  • Kirby’s Dream Land 3
  • Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island
  • Star Fox
  • F-ZERO
  • Pilotwings
  • Kirby’s Dream Course
  • BRAWL BROTHERS
  • Breath of Fire
  • Demon’s Crest
  • Joe & Mac 2: Lost in the Tropics
  • SUPER E.D.F. EARTH DEFENSE FORCE
  • Super Ghouls’n Ghosts
  • Super Puyo Puyo 2 (Available for the first time in the U.S.!)
  • Super Soccer (Available for the first time since its original Super NES release!)
  • Super Tennis (Available for the first time since its original Super NES release!)

All of these Super NES games can be played with online functionality on Nintendo Switch Online, including multiplayer gameplay in select games and voice chat via the Nintendo Switch Online app*.

Suspend points and an easy-to-use Rewind feature that lets players replay sections of the game will also be available at launch. More Super NES games will join the collection in the future, adding to the growing library of classic games available to Nintendo Switch Online members, including more than 40 games from the original Nintendo Entertainment System.

To access the games, Nintendo Switch owners must have an active membership to the Nintendo Switch Online service.

And coming soon: Super Nintendo Entertainment System Controllers will be made available for purchase for Nintendo Online subscribers. Play Super NES games the way they’re meant to be played—using a full-size Super Nintendo Entertainment System style controller.

The controllers aren’t available just yet, but they’re going to retail for $29.99 USD and look great.

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