Nintendo Switch Online Adds SNES Games on September 5

Nintendo has announced Super Nintendo games are coming to Nintendo Switch.

The Nintendo Switch Online app is adding games from the SNES – news announced during today’s Nintendo Direct. A launch date is set for tomorrow – September 5th.

Here’s a list of the launch games:

  • Super Mario World
  • Super Mario World™ 2: Yoshi’s Island
  • Super Mario Kart
  • The Legend of Zelda™: A Link to the Past
  • Super Metroid
  • Star Fox
  • F-ZERO
  • Stunt Race FX
  • Pilotwings
  • Kirby’s Dream Land 3
  • Kirby’s Dream Course
  • Super Ghouls’n Ghosts
  • Demon’s Crest
  • Super Soccer
  • Super Puyo Puyo 2
  • Breath Of Fire
  • Super Tennis
  • Joe & Mac 2: Lost in the Tropics

Much like the NES Virtual Console, the games will be exclusive to those with a Nintendo Switch Online Membership.

Nintendo also confirmed they’ll release a wireless Super Nintendo Entertainment System Controller only for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers, via Nintendo.com.

More Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online games will be added to the collection in the future.

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