Nintendo stays true to its lineage and has one again today great retro games classic from own development for the Nintendo Switch released. And as usual, the game is available to Nintendo Switch Online subscribers available at no additional cost – under a certain condition. Today’s release expands the catalog of classic Nintendo titles on the Switch once again. Here you can find out which game has just been released and how you can play it on your console at no additional cost.
A number of classics on the Switch
Nintendo has been publishing regularly since 2018 lots of great classic games in-house on the Switch for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers. So far, the platforms NES, SNES, MegaDrive and N64 served.
Get the existing retro libraries frequent newcomers, even today is a real one again game hit bygone times for the Switch, which was originally released in 1999, later in this country at the end of 2000.
This game is brand new today!
This time Nintendo fans get Pokémon Snap “free” on the Nintendo Switch (buy now €305.00). In the N64 classic, you go on a photo safari and have to photograph the wild monsters in their natural habitats as well as possible.
The Nintendo game was well received by players at the time, and the title comes in at one place on Metacritic average rating of 77. If you want to learn more about the game, you can find our extensive retro special on Pokémon Snap here.
A little over a year ago even appeared surprisingly a successor for the Nintendo Switch called New Pokémon Snap. The game even gets a slightly higher rating on Metacritic Average rating of 79. You can read our detailed test of the Switch game here.
This is how you get the new game
In order for you to be able to play the game on your switch at no additional cost, you must Nintendo Switch Online including the expansion pack subscribe to. This costs you around 40 euros per year as a single user or around 70 euros per year in a family subscription for up to eight Switch players.
You can use Nintendo’s own prepaid cards, a credit card or PayPal to pay. It is important that you complete the subscription with an expansion pack. The “small” half-price subscription only includes the NES and SNES games, not the N64 games library.
All the N64 classics on the Switch
With today’s release, Switch players now stand 16 N64 retro classics to disposal. In addition to Pokémon Snap, these are: Super Mario 64, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Mario Kart 64, Lylat Wars, Yoshi’s Story, Sin & Punishment, Dr. Mario 64, Mario Tennis, Operation Winback, Paper Mario, Banjo-Kazooie, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, F-Zero X, Mario Golf, and Kirb 64: The Crystal Shards. Which one other N64 additions to the Switch pending in the next few months is currently still unclear.