In February 2023, Nintendo added some Game Boy and Game Boy Advance classics to its Switch Online subscription. Since then, subscribers have been able to enjoy games like Tetris, Zelda: The Minish Cap or Wario Land 3 on their Switch at no additional cost.
Now Nintendo is submitting another Game Boy Advance classic that can be downloaded for free with a Switch Online subscription.
New free game for Nintendo Switch Online
Nintendo will also add Metroid Fusion to its game library as another Game Boy Advance title. The title was released in 2002 and tells the story of bounty hunter Samus Aran.
Why is? On the surface of planet SR388, Samus is in search of the parasitic creature known as X. The parasite can mimic the abilities of those it has infected. As Samus Aran nears death, she receives a vaccine made from the DNA of the last Metroid.
The Metroid is the natural enemy of the X-Parasite. So Samus Aran is well prepared to clean a research station from the spreading parasites.
When is Metroid Fusion available? The game will on March 9, 2023 added to the Switch Online game library. If you have a paid subscription, you can then download the title to your Nintendo Switch at no additional cost.
In the matching trailer, Nintendo introduces Metroid Fusion in more detail:
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Everything you need to know about Switch Online + Expansion Pass
If you don’t have a subscription: Switch Online not only gives you access to a free library of several selected NES and SNES classics, but is also the basic requirement for being able to play online.
The basic subscription is divided into the following prices:
- 1 month: 3.99 euros
- 3 months: 7.99 euros
- 12 months: 19.99 euros
- 12 months family subscription: 34.99 euros
If that’s not enough for you, you can subscribe to the expansion pass for a surcharge. This costs:
- for 12 months: 40 euros
- for 12 months family subscription: 70 euros
In addition to the games already available, there is a large number of N64, Mega Drive, Game Boy and Game Boy Advance classics. There are also DLCs for games like Animal Crossing: Happy Home Paradise or Mario Kart 8 Deluxe in the expansion pass.
All other information about Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pass can be found in a separate GamePro article.
Which Metroid title do you think is still missing from the Switch lineup?