Nintendo Switch Online Getting Six More Classic Games

Published: December 5, 2019 8:00 AM /



Nintendo has announced that another six games are joining the paid online service, and will be available on December 12th.

Of these six games, four of them are from the Super Nintendo Entertainment System while the other two are from the original Nintendo Entertainment System. The first of the four SNES games is actually quite interesting, as it's the canceled Star Fox 2. Originally fully finished and made to be released in 1995, the game was shelved as Nintendo was worried it'd make them look bad when compared to the PlayStation. However, it was finally officially released in 2017 as part of the SNES Mini lineup. This is the first time its playable outside of the SNES Mini.

The other three SNES games being released are less interesting history-wise, but still good games. One is Super Punch-Out!!, the classic fighting game where you play as boxer Little Mac in his quest to become the champion. The second game is Kirby Super Star, a collection of eight different games all with their own unique twist. Finally, you can nab Breath of Fire II, a classic Capcom turn-based RPG.

For the NES, you can expect a duo of games. One is Crystalis, an action RPG that had eventually become a cult classic for the NES. The other is Journey to Silius, a classic sidescrolling shooter that was originally developed as a Terminator game before the developers lost the rights to it.

With these six additions, the online subscription is now up to 24 SNES games and 50 NES games.

Nintendo Switch's Online Subscription costs $3.99 a month or $19.99 for a full year.

How do you feel about these six games? Are you going to give any of them a shot? Hoping that something else will make the service? Let us know in the comments below!


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