The classics return through the Nintendo Switch Online

Nintendo Switch Online games

This year’s Nintendo Direct broke a lot of huge news for the Nintendo Switch. One of the most talked about announcements is their new monthly online subscription service similar to the Playstation Plus and Xbox Live Gold. Their service aptly is called Nintendo Switch Online. The online subscription service will launch on September 18, with prices ranging from $3.99 to $34.99.

To entice players to subscribe, Nintendo is rolling out a slew of classic NES games. This September 18, Switch subscribers will have access to:

  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Donkey Kong
  • Mario Bros
  • Super Mario Bros
  • Balloon Fight
  • Ice Climber™
  • Dr. Mario™
  • The Legend of Zelda™
  • Super Mario Bros.™ 3
  • Double Dragon
  • River City Ransom
  • Ghosts’n Goblins™
  • Tecmo Bowl
  • Gradius
  • Pro Wrestling
  • Excitebike™
  • Yoshi™
  • Ice Hockey
  • Baseball

Come October the following games will be launched:

  • Solomon’s Key
  • NES Open Tournament Golf
  • Super Dodge Ball

November will have:

  • Metroid
  • Mighty Bomb Jack
  • Twinbee

And finally December sees the return of:

  • Wario Woods
  • Ninja Gaiden
  • Adventures of Lolo

To compliment the return of these titles, Nintendo is also bringing back their old-school NES controllers that you can play with the Switch. These are wireless and can be charged with a USB-C cord. These are priced at $59.99 per pair but are only exclusive to Nintendo Switch Online subscribers.

Nintendo also mentioned that we can expect more classic games in 2019.

Nadine Pacis

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