The most nostalgic will appreciate this news published during the last Nintendo Direct: the Game Boy and Game Boy Advance games are coming to Online very soon!

Last night’s Nintendo Direct featured a slew of gameplay announcements and videos. New information has come out about Metroid Prime Remastered, many DLCs have been announced (Splatoon 3, Xenoblade Chronicles 3, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Fire Emblem…) and several games have finally had a release date.

Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon is already available for pre-order, a new Disney game is coming this summer, and a demo is coming for Octopath Traveler 2. Clearly, this Nintendo Direct was very condensed, with lots of relevant information. If you are curious to know what Nintendo will offer for the first half of 2023, find our conference summary at this address. This way you won’t miss any important information about upcoming games.

However, the subject of this article is not the conference as a whole, but rather the end of it. Indeed, in the last minutes of this Nintendo Direct. A big announcement has emerged to please the most nostalgic: the availability of Game Boy and Game Boy Advance games on Nintendo Switch Online.

Nintendo Switch boosts its catalog of retro games

Therefore, Nintendo classics will appear on the Nintendo eShop. Not that they were just a few. In fact, Nintendo is hitting hard with a long list of games already available and more to come later in the year.

for games game boyhere are the games you can already get:

  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, Metroid II: Samus Returns, Wario Land 3, Kirby’s Dream Land, Tetris, Super Mario Land 2 – 6 Golden Coin, Gargoyle’s Quest, Game&Watch Gallery 3, Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare

About the games GameBoy Advance, there is a small subtlety: an additional package will be necessary. And once you have this pack, you can get the following games:

  • Mario Kart: Super Circuit, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3, WarioWare Inc.: Mega Microgame, The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap, Kuru Kuru Kururin

However, Nintendo does not stop in such a good way, because many more games are coming in the catalog in the future:

  • Pokémon TCG, The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons y Oracle of Ages, Kirby Tilt’n’Tumble, Golden Sun, Metroid Fusion, Fire Emblem, F-Zero Maximum Velocity.

Keep in mind that it is essential to have a Nintendo subscription to be able to enjoy these different games.

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