Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online
Play NES games anytime, anywhere, with a growing selection of classic games—with newly added online play—available exclusively for members. Get 20 games at launch, with new games added regularly.
- Mighty Bomb Jack
- Donkey Kong™
- Mario Bros.™
- Super Mario Bros.™
- Balloon Fight™
- Ice Climber™
- Dr. Mario™
- The Legend of Zelda™
- Super Mario Bros.™ 3
- Double Dragon
- River City Ransom
- Ghosts'n Goblins™
- Tecmo Bowl
- Pro Wrestling
- Ice Hockey
- Solomon's Key
- NES™ Open Tournament Golf
- Super Dodge Ball
We’ll update this schedule with games for 2019 once they’ve been selected.
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.
Pass the Joy-Con
Share the fun. You and a friend can each use a single Joy-Con™ controller for easy 2-player gaming.
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.
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.See details
To purchase this item, you must have an active paid Nintendo Switch Online membership.
Double Dragon © ARC SYSTEM WORKS
River City Ransom © ARC SYSTEM WORKS
Ghosts'n Goblins ©CAPCOM CO., LTD. 1986, 2018 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Tecmo Bowl ©1989 KOEI TECMO GAMES Co., Ltd. All rights reserved.
Gradius ©Konami Digital Entertainment
Solomon's Key ©1986 KOEI TECMO GAMES Co., Ltd. All rights reserved.
Super Dodge Ball © ARC SYSTEM WORKS
TwinBee ©Konami Digital Entertainment
Mighty Bomb Jack ©1987 KOEI TECMO GAMES Co., Ltd. All rights reserved.
ADVENTURES OF LOLO © HAL Laboratory, Inc.
Ninja Gaiden ©1989 KOEI TECMO GAMES Co., Ltd. All rights reserved.
This service is only for Nintendo Switch. It does not affect online play for Wii U or Nintendo 3DS systems.
Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online play. Not available in all countries. For the latest list of countries, please visit Customer Support. Internet access required for online features. The Nintendo Account User Agreement, including the Purchase and Subscription terms, apply.