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Every NES and SNES game on Nintendo Switch Online

Nintendo Switch Online includes access to a library of classic NES and SNES video games. Here’s the full list of available titles.

In addition to online gaming, cloud saves, and free games like Tetris 99 and Super Mario Bros. 35, Nintendo Switch Online also includes access to an impressive selection of NES and SNES classics. There are currently more than 90 games available, with new titles added to the library on an occasional basis.

There’s a excellent mix of first and third-party classics to play, including Super Mario Bros, Gradius, Super Metroid, Double Dragon, and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. Many of them have also been updated to support online multiplayer and leaderboards. Deeper cuts include the likes of The Immortal and The Ignition Factor.

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Here’s the complete list of currently available NES and SNES games. We’ll keep this page updated as new titles are added.

Some games also have SP editions that include helpful power ups, extra lives, or late-game save states. It’s a nice way to explore some of these notoriously difficult classics. These editions are marked with (+SP) in the list below.

Nintendo Switch Online Games (Updated: March 1, 2021)

Nintendo Switch – NES games

  • Adventures of Lolo
  • Balloon Fight
  • Baseball
  • Blaster Master (+SP)
  • City Connection
  • Clu Clu Land
  • Crystalis
  • Donkey Kong
  • Donkey Kong 3
  • Donkey Kong Jr.
  • Double Dragon
  • Double Dragon II: The Revenge
  • Dr. Mario (+SP version)
  • Eliminator Boat Duel
  • Excitebike
  • Fire ‘n Ice
  • Ghosts ’n Goblins (+SP)
  • Gradius (+SP)
  • Ice Climber
  • Ice Hockey
  • Journey to Silius
  • Kid Icarus (+SP)
  • Kirby’s Adventure (+SP)
  • Kung-Fu Heroes
  • Mario Bros.
  • Metroid (+SP versions)
  • Mighty Bomb Jack (+SP)
  • NES Open Tournament Golf
  • Nightshade
  • Ninja Gaiden (+SP)
  • Pro Wrestling
  • Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream
  • River City Ransom
  • Rygar
  • S.C.A.T.: Special Cybernetic Attack Team
  • Shadow of the Ninja
  • Soccer
  • Solomon’s Key
  • Star Soldier (+SP)
  • StarTropics
  • Super Dodge Ball
  • Super Mario Bros.
  • Super Mario Bros. 2
  • Super Mario Bros. 3
  • Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels
  • Tecmo Bowl
  • Tennis
  • The Immortal
  • The Legend of Zelda (+SP)
  • TwinBee (+SP)
  • Vice: Project Doom
  • Volleyball
  • VS. Excitebike
  • Wario’s Woods
  • Wrecking Crew
  • Yoshi
  • Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (+SP)

Nintendo Switch – SNES games

  • Brawl Brothers
  • Breath of Fire
  • Breath of Fire II
  • Demon’s Crest
  • Doomsday Warrior
  • Donkey Kong Country
  • Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest
  • Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong’s Double Trouble!
  • F-ZERO
  • The Ignition Factor
  • Joe & Mac 2: Lost in the Tropics
  • Kirby Super Star
  • Kirby’s Dream Course
  • Kirby’s Dream Land 3
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
  • Mario’s Super Picross
  • Natsume Championship Wrestling
  • Operation Logic Bomb
  • Panel de Pon
  • The Peace Keepers
  • Psycho Dream
  • Pilotwings
  • Prehistorik Man
  • Pop’n Twinbee
  • Smash Tennis
  • Star Fox
  • Star Fox 2
  • Stunt Race FX
  • Super E.D.F. Earth Defense Force
  • Super Ghouls ‘n Ghosts
  • Super Mario All-Stars
  • Super Mario Kart
  • Super Mario World
  • Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island
  • Super Metroid
  • Super Punch-Out!!
  • Super Puyo Puyo 2
  • Super Soccer
  • Super Tennis
  • Super Valis IV
  • Tuff E Nuff
  • Wild Guns

Famicom games (Japanese account required)

  • Adventures of Lolo 2
  • Atlantis no Nazo
  • Clu Clu Land: Welcome to New Clu Clu Land
  • Downtown Nekketsu Kōshinkyoku: Soreyuke Daiundōkai
  • Famicom Wars
  • Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light
  • God Slayer
  • Gun-Dec
  • Joy Mech Fight
  • Route 16 Turbo
  • NES Open Tournament Golf
  • Smash Ping Pong
  • Tsuppari Oozumou
  • Yie Ar Kung-Fu

Super Famicom games (Japanese account required)

  • Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem
  • Kunio-kun’s Dodgeball
  • Shin Megami Tensei
  • Shin Megami Tensei II
  • Sugoi Hebereke

Nintendo Switch Online is available with a free one week trial for new subscribers. Monthly, quarterly, and annual memberships are available, along with a family plan that supports up to eight separate Nintendo accounts.


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