Nintendo 64 and Mega Drive soon on Switch, the first games unveiled

Game news Nintendo 64 and Mega Drive soon on Switch, the first games unveiled

If Nintendo blew out its 132nd candle this year, it is especially the 25 years of Nintendo 64 that the company wanted to celebrate. Starting at the end of October, select games for the console will be available on Nintendo Switch Online.

Nintendo and retro, we know, it’s a matter of the heart. And recently, several rumors were about an upcoming retro announcement for today’s Nintendo Direct: a new mini console (like the NES and SNES) or the arrival of a catalog of Game Boy games. and Game Boy Color on Nintendo Switch Online. It’s finally a shortlist of Nintendo 64 and Mega Drive games that will arrive on Nintendo’s subscription service.

From the end of October, a new subscription to the Nintendo Switch Online service will be launched, and will give access to a catalog of Nintendo 64 and Mega Drive games (list available below). Games that can be played online for up to four players, like the classic Mario Kart 64.

A Nintendo 64 controller and a Mega Drive controller can be pre-ordered ($ 49.99 each) and can be used to play these new games. More information on the exact release date as well as the price of the additional subscription will be shared at a later date.

List of games from the N64 and Mega Drive catalog

Nintendo 64 games available at launch

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

Nintendo 64 games to come (non-exhaustive list!)

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

SEGA Mega Drive games available at launch

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

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