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Nintendo Switch Online: The big list of NES, SNES, N64 and Genesis games

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Nintendo Switch Online includes access to a growing library of classic NES, SNES, N64, and Sega Genesis games. Here’s the complete list of available titles.

In addition to online gaming, cloud saves, and free games like Tetris 99 and Pac-Man 99, Nintendo Switch Online also includes access to a growing selection of retro classics.

The base-level Nintendo Switch Online subscription includes access to a mix of first and third-party NES and SNES games, including Super Mario Bros, Earthbound, Super Metroid, Double Dragon, and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. Many games 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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In addition, subscribers to Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack get access to a small – but growing – selection of Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis / Mega Drive titles.

Altogether there are currently more than 140 games available across all four platforms. Some games also have SP variants 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. We’ve also added a list of the games that are only available in Japan.

We’ll keep this list updated with new games as they are added.

List of Nintendo Switch Online Games (Updated: July 22, 2022)

Nintendo Entertainment System games

  • Adventures of Lolo
  • Balloon Fight
  • Baseball
  • Blaster Master (+SP)
  • City Connection
  • Clu Clu Land
  • Crystalis
  • Daiva Story 6: Imperial of Nirsartia (New)
  • Dig Dug II
  • Donkey Kong
  • Donkey Kong 3
  • Donkey Kong Jr.
  • Double Dragon
  • Double Dragon II: The Revenge
  • Dr. Mario (+SP)
  • Earthbound Beginnings
  • Eliminator Boat Duel
  • Excitebike
  • Fighter’s History (New)
  • Fire ‘n Ice
  • Ghosts ’n Goblins (+SP)
  • Gradius (+SP)
  • Ice Climber
  • Ice Hockey
  • Journey to Silius
  • Kid Icarus (+SP)
  • Kirby’s Adventure (+SP)
  • Kirby’s Avalanche (New)
  • Kung-Fu Heroes
  • Mappy-Land
  • Mario Bros.
  • Metroid (+SP)
  • Mighty Bomb Jack (+SP)
  • NES Open Tournament Golf
  • Nightshade
  • Ninja Gaiden (+SP)
  • Ninja JaJaMaru-kun
  • Pinball
  • 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)

Super NES games

  • Bombuzal
  • Brawl Brothers
  • Breath of Fire
  • Breath of Fire II
  • Claymates
  • Congo’s Caper
  • Demon’s Crest
  • Donkey Kong Country
  • Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest
  • Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong’s Double Trouble!
  • Doomsday Warrior
  • Earthbound
  • Earthworm Jim 2
  • F-ZERO
  • The Ignition Factor
  • Jelly Boy
  • Joe & Mac
  • 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
  • Magical Drop II
  • Mario’s Super Picross
  • Natsume Championship Wrestling
  • Operation Logic Bomb
  • Panel de Pon
  • The Peace Keepers
  • Pilotwings
  • Pop’n Twinbee
  • Prehistorik Man
  • Psycho Dream
  • Rival Turf
  • Smash Tennis
  • Spanky’s Quest
  • Star Fox
  • Star Fox 2
  • Stunt Race FX
  • Super Baseball Simulator 1.000
  • Super E.D.F. Earth Defense Force
  • Super Ghouls ‘n Ghosts
  • Super Mario All-Stars
  • Super Mario Kart (+SP)
  • Super Mario World (+SP)
  • Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island
  • Super Metroid
  • Super Punch-Out!! (+SP)
  • Super Puyo Puyo 2
  • Super Soccer
  • Super Tennis
  • Super Valis IV
  • Tuff E Nuff
  • Wild Guns

Nintendo 64 games

  • Banjo-Kazooie
  • Dr. Mario 64
  • F-Zero X
  • Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards
  • Mario Golf
  • Mario Kart 64
  • Mario Tennis
  • Paper Mario
  • Pokémon Puzzle League
  • Pokémon Snap
  • Sin and Punishment
  • Star Fox 64
  • Super Mario 64
  • The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
  • Yoshi’s Story

Sega Mega Drive / Sega Genesis games

  • Alien Soldier
  • Altered Beast
  • Castlevania: Bloodlines
  • Comix Zone
  • Contra: Hard Corps
  • Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine
  • Dynamite Headdy
  • Ecco the Dolphin
  • Golden Axe
  • Gunstar Heroes
  • Light Crusader
  • Mega Man: The Wily Wars
  • MUSHA
  • Phantasy Star IV
  • Ristar
  • Shining Force
  • Shining Force 2
  • Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  • Sonic The Hedgehog Spinball
  • Space Harrier II
  • Streets of Rage 2
  • Strider
  • Sword of Vermilion
  • Super Fantasy Zone
  • Target Earth
  • Thunder Force II
  • ToeJam & Earl
  • Zero Wing

Nintendo Switch Online Japan only titles

Note: a Japanese Nintendo account is required to access these titles.

Famicom games

  • 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 (+SP versions)
  • God Slayer
  • Gun-Dec
  • Joy Mech Fight
  • Route 16 Turbo
  • NES Open Tournament Golf (SP version)
  • Smash Ping Pong
  • Tsuppari Oozumou
  • Yie Ar Kung-Fu

Super Famicom games

  • Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War
  • Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem
  • Harvest Moon
  • Kirby Super Star Stacker (New)
  • Kunio-kun’s Dodgeball
  • Shin Megami Tensei
  • Shin Megami Tensei II
  • Shin Megami Tensei If…
  • Sugoi Hebereke
  • Umihara Kawase

Nintendo 64 games

  • Custom Robo
  • Custom Robo V2

Sega Mega Drive games

  • Puyo Puyo

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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