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Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Entertainment System™ - Nintendo Switch Online

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Even more classic NES games to enjoy

Great titles like COBRA TRIANGLE, Donkey Kong Jr. Math, Golf, Mach Rider, SOLAR JETMAN, The Mystery of Atlantis, and Urban Champion 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.

Super Mario Bros.


Super Mario Bros. 2


Super Mario Bros. 3


The Legend of Zelda


Zelda II: The Adventure of Link™




Donkey Kong


Kirby’s Adventure™


Kid Icarus™


Included games:


  • Balloon Fight™

  • Baseball

  • Blaster Master

  • City Connection

  • Clu Clu Land™


  • Crystalis




  • Donkey Kong

  • Donkey Kong 3

  • Donkey Kong Jr.™

  • Donkey Kong Jr.™ Math

  • Double Dragon

  • Double Dragon II: The Revenge

  • Downtown Nekketsu March Super-Awesome Field Day!

  • Dr. Mario™

  • EarthBound™ Beginnings

  • Eliminator Boat Duel

  • Excitebike™

  • Fire ’n Ice

  • Ghosts'n Goblins™

  • Golf

  • Gradius

  • Ice Climber™

  • Ice Hockey


  • Joy Mech Fight™

  • Kid Icarus

  • Kirby's Adventure

  • Kung-Fu Heroes

  • Mach Rider™


  • Mario Bros.™

  • Metroid

  • Mighty Bomb Jack

  • Mystery Tower

  • NES™ Open Tournament Golf

  • Nightshade

  • Ninja Gaiden

  • Ninja JaJaMaru-kun

  • Pinball

  • Pro Wrestling

  • Punch-Out!!™ Featuring Mr. Dream

  • R.C. PRO-AM™

  • River City Ransom

  • Rygar

  • S.C.A.T.: Special Cybernetic Attack Team

  • Shadow of the Ninja


  • Soccer


  • Solomon's Key

  • Star Soldier

  • StarTropics™

  • Super Dodge Ball

  • Super Mario Bros.

  • Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels

  • Super Mario Bros 2

  • Super Mario Bros. 3

  • Tecmo Bowl

  • Tennis

  • The Immortal

  • The Legend of Zelda

  • The Mysterious Murasame Castle

  • The Mystery of Atlantis

  • TwinBee

  • Urban Champion™

  • Vice: Project Doom

  • Volleyball

  • VS. Excitebike™

  • Wario's Woods™

  • Wrecking Crew


  • Yoshi™

  • Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

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.

Save 20% on a pair of Nintendo Entertainment System Controllers!

Ready to take your classic gaming old school? Nintendo Switch Online members can save 20% on a pair of full-size Nintendo Entertainment System Controllers from now until July 31. The pack includes two wireless controllers with rechargeable batteries , offering a retro way to play NES games cooperatively or competitively on the Nintendo Switch™ system. Keep in mind this exclusive offer is not available for free trial memberships.

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Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Free trial automatically converts to 1-month auto-renewing membership at the then-current price unless automatic renewal is turned off by the end of the free trial. Credit card/PayPal account required for 18+. Free trial cannot be redeemed for a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership nor by a Nintendo Account with an active Individual Membership or Family Membership. Persistent Internet, compatible smartphone and Nintendo Account age 13+ required to access some online features on the app, including voice chat. Data charges may apply. Online features, Save Data Cloud and Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app features available in compatible games. Not available in all countries. The Nintendo Account User Agreement, including the Purchase and Subscription terms, apply. Offer valid 10am PT 7/17/24 - 11:59pm PT 7/31/24. US and Canada only, available while supplies last. Limit 4 set 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.

Supported play modes




Product information

Release date

September 18, 2018



ESRB rating

Supported play modes

TV mode, Tabletop mode, Handheld mode

Game file size

130 MB

Supported languages

Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Play online, access classic NES™ and Super NES™ games, and more with a Nintendo Switch Online membership.

This game supports:Online PlaySave Data Cloud

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