Even more classic NES games to enjoy
Great titles like Ninja JaJaMaru-kun were recently added to the library of classic NES games available with a Nintendo Switch Online membership.
Play 100+ games on your Nintendo Switch system
Enjoy a curated library of more than 100 total NES™ and Super NES™ classic games—including Super Mario Bros.™, Metroid™, The Legend of Zelda™, Donkey Kong™, and more—all at no extra charge. Plus, you can compete (or cooperate) online with friends, share your screen, or virtually pass the controller, depending on the game.
Pick up and play
You can play, save, and jump back into the action whenever you have a few minutes—wherever you happen to be.
Rewind your game
Do-overs are built in! You can rewind your game by pressing and holding ZL + ZR if you make a mistake or just want to retry a section.
Play together online
Connect with friends online and share your screen for co-op or competitive play. Select a 1- or 2-player mode and go. In single-player games, you can take turns at the controls.
Give friends a hand
When playing online, you can display a hand-shaped cursor on your friend’s screen. Use it to give hints or point out strategic locations. You can even clap to congratulate them.
Cheer them on with voice chat
You can use voice chat in these games via the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app. It’s the next best thing to hanging out together.
Persistent internet and compatible smartphone required to use app. Data charges may apply. Nintendo Account age 13+ required. Smartphone app features available in compatible games.
Nintendo Entertainment System™ Controllers
Available for purchase only by Nintendo Switch Online members, this 2-pack of wireless controllers offers the perfect way to play these classic NES™ games online, either competitively or cooperatively.
Limit one purchase per Nintendo Account with paid Nintendo Switch Online Individual or Family membership. Offer not available for trial membership. These controllers are optional and not required to play Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online collection of games.
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Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online play. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch-online
The storage requirements will increase as additional games are added to the software.
The games compiled in this software are reproductions of the original games for use on the Nintendo Switch system. There are some differences in game performance and presentation as compared to the original versions of these games. A Nintendo Switch Online membership is required to access the games.
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