Nintendo Switch Online Monthly Recap: MAY

Monthly Recap May Hero

There’s so much to experience with Nintendo Switch Online, so let’s take a look at all the new updates from the month!

New to the growing Nintendo 64 library

Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack members have exclusive access to play Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards, which was added this month to the Nintendo 64 games catalogue.


Play the latest games with online functionality

Nintendo Switch Sports - Swing, kick and spike your way to victory!


May’s Game Trial

Between 25/05–31/05, Nintendo Switch Online members can play the full game: Spelunky 2.

Monthly Recap May Speluncky 2

Check out some of the latest icon parts and missions added to Missions & Rewards

Complete Missions:

  • Play KIRBY SUPER STAR in Super NES Software

Redeem Platinum Points for icon parts:

  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Monthly recap May Rewards Image 1

Monthly recap May Rewards Image 1

Join the Nintendo Switch Online community in the latest Nintendo Australia & New Zealand tournaments!

This month players could enter the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: AU/NZ Autumn Open on Saturday 7th May 2022. The top ten players received 2,500 My Nintendo Gold Points! Plus, every player who participated in the tournament received 100 Platinum Points, and 20 randomly selected participants received 1,000 Gold Points each!

If you missed out, there’s another tournament coming soon, so stay tuned!


Fun fact

Want to play some of the new Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass tracks, but don’t have access to it? Grab a mate who has access to the DLC and you can play the new courses online together!

We hope you enjoyed your monthly Nintendo Switch Online recap!

Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. The free trial automatically converts to 1-month auto-renewing membership unless automatic renewal is turned off by the end of the free trial. Credit card/PayPal account required for 18+. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply.

Additional accessories, games and/or systems may be required for multiplayer mode, sold separately

Internet connection required during online play. To use online services, you must create a Nintendo Account and accept the related agreement. The Nintendo Account Privacy Policy applies. Some online services may not be available in all countries. Online play requires paid online membership.

*A system update may be required to use the controller. This product cannot be purchased during a free 7-day trial.