What you need to know about the new Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership plan.
In addition to all the benefits of a Nintendo Switch Online membership, you can play a selection of Nintendo 64™ games as well as retro SEGA Genesis classics. Plus, you’ll be able to play the Animal Crossing™: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise DLC for no additional charge*.
All the other great benefits of Nintendo Switch Online are also included, such as access to 100+ classic NES™ and Super NES™ games, exclusive online matches in the Tetris® 99 and PAC-MAN™ 99 games, online play in some of your favorite games, and more!
Nintendo 64 and SEGA Genesis
At launch, you’ll get to play the following Nintendo 64 and SEGA Genesis games with newly added online play. Nintendo 64 games also have online play for up to 4 players** …so yep, that means 4-player online races in the Mario Kart™ 64 game and 4-player Arwing fights*** in the Star Fox™ 64 game.
- Super Mario 64™
- Mario Kart™ 64
- Star Fox™ 64
- Yoshi’s Story™
- The Legend of Zelda™: Ocarina of Time™
- WIN BACK: COVERT OPERATIONS
- Mario Tennis™
- Dr. Mario™ 64
- Sin & Punishment™
- Castlevania: Bloodlines
- Contra: Hard Corps
- Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine
- Ecco the Dolphin
- Golden Axe
- Gunstar Heroes
- Phantasy Star IV
- Shining Force
- Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
- Sonic the Hedgehog 2
- Streets of Rage 2
More games will be added in the future!
With the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership plan you’ll also get access to the Animal Crossing: New Horizons DLC at no additional cost when it launches on November 5.
In the DLC, you’ll join Lottie’s Paradise Planning team and travel to a distant group of beautiful resort islands with a diverse set of landscapes. This time, you will help clients realize their dream vacation home. Choose from a variety of islands with distinctive features and find one that matches your client’s vision. Then start designing and make their vacation dreams come true.
With any Nintendo Switch Online membership plan, you’ll also be able to share your in-game portfolios and have other players tour your personally-designed resort islands.
Both Individual and Family Memberships are available for the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack plan. To see the pricing options, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/online-service/.
Please note that if you already have a Nintendo Switch Online membership, you may get a prorated discount for the new Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack plan you choose depending on how much time you have left on your current Nintendo Switch Online membership (some restrictions may apply). You’ll be able to see your unique price before purchasing the plan.
*Full version of game required to use DLC. Sold separately..
**Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately.
***While there’s no real benefit, try saying, “Hey Einstein, I’m on your side!” while playing multiplayer. It helps me, anyway.
Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Nintendo Switch Online – Expansion Pack membership required to play Nintendo 64 – Nintendo Switch Online and SEGA Genesis – Nintendo Switch Online collections of games. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. https://www.nintendo.com/switch/online-service/
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Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack – Overview Trailer
Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack expands on the five benefits of Nintendo Switch Online with access to Nintendo 64 games, paid Animal Crossing: New Horizons DLC for no additional cost, and retro SEGA Genesis games. Get a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership or change over from an existing Nintendo Switch Online membership at any time!