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Nintendo Switch Online plus Expansion Pack membership details revealed

Published: 15:23, 11 October 2021
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Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership is coming in October
Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership is coming in October

Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership will launch at the end of October, bringing a bunch of newly available games to the hybrid console, along with some wireless controllers.

As the prophecy of the latest Nintendo Direct foretold, the new Nintendo Switch Online membership will launch in late October. The Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership will enable the players to continue playing various Nintendo Switch titles online and well as gain access to a bunch of classic NES and Super NES games and more.

Benefits included with the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack

Access to a selection of classic Nintendo 64 games

Players will be able to jump into the classics such as Super Mario 64 and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. Games like Mario Kart 64 will also support local and online multiplayer for up to four players.

Nintendo Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack launch titles Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack launch titles

More Nintendo 64 games will be added to the list and you can expect The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, F-Zero X, Banjo-Kazooie, Mario Golf, Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards, Paper Mario, and Pokemon Snap to join the nine launch titles in the future.

The ability to play classic SEGA Mega Drive games 

It doesn't stop with the Nintendo 64 games. Fans will also be able to play the following 14 titles, with more coming later on:

Nintendo SEGA Mega Drive games coming to Switch with the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack SEGA Mega Drive games coming to Switch with the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack

Coming soon: Nintendo 64 wireless controllers and SEGA Mega Drive Control Pads

Coming up, a shot of nostalgia in the form of Nintendo 64 and SEGA Mega Drive controllers. These can be picked up at the My Nintendo Store and used wirelessly.


Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack will launch in late October. More details about the new membership bundle, including pricing and an exact release date, will be announced soon.

Fans will be able to continue using their existing Nintendo Switch Online memberships without switching over to the new pack but those who wish to get the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership will be able to do so.

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