Nintendo have announced that N64 games and, shockingly, SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive games will be available as part of a Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack, which is scheduled to launch in October. More details about pricing will be announced later in the year.
This new membership plan launches late October and includes all features of the base Nintendo Switch Online membership. Details on pricing, timing, and more will be shared soon. pic.twitter.com/BMArRe5Vg6
The Expansion Pack will allow players to enjoy select N64 and Mega Drive titles locally or with up to four players online. The N64 games will include Super Mario 64, Mario Kart 64, StarFox 64, Yoshi’s Story, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Operation: Winback, Mario Tennis and Dr Mario 64, with more set to arrive in the coming months. F-Zero was even mentioned by name, so it’s a good day. As for the Genesis/Mega Drive games, you’ve got your choice from Sonic 2, Castlevania, Contra and a few others.
New Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack subscription tier coming late October 2021
Includes N64 (9) and Sega Genesis/ Mega Drive (14) games
On top of all that, Nintendo have announced that N64 controllers and Genesis/Mega Drive controllers will be available to purchase, retailing for $49.99 each. Both controllers will be completely wireless, and allow players to experience an authentic console experience whether at hone or out and about.
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