Classic Nintendo Arcade Titles Coming to Switch

Nintendo has announced a new collection of classic arcade games heading to the Nintendo Switch.

The new collection is coming via a collaboration with Japanese studio Hamster (who are known for porting classic games to modern platforms), and it’s titled simply Arcade Archives.

The first release is the original Mario Bros. arcade game, which is coming on September 27th.

Nintendo is planning other classic arcade games which are “coming soon.” They include:

  • Arcade Archives: VS. Balloon Fight
  • Arcade Archives: VS. Ice Climber
  • Arcade Archives: VS. Pinball
  • Arcade Archives: VS. Clu Clu Land

Finally, Nintendo made a note in that these arcade games might have slight differences compared to their NES originators.

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