Nintendo adds more retro games to the Switch Online catalog and also the control of Sega Mega Drive to play on the Switch console, we tell you the details of this nostalgia arrow.
Nintendo targets the hearts of the fans and hits right into nostalgia with the announcement in the latest edition of Nintendo Direct: Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis Mega Drive games are coming to the Switch.
Collaboration between Nintendo and Sega It has filled fans with emotions and seems to end the historical rivalry between the two companies, especially after the transition from 8 to 16 bits.
Retro games coming to Switch Online
The games included in the new retro expansion pack, most applauded by fans are: Super Mario 64, Mario Kart 64, Starfox 64, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Mario Tennis, Castlevania: Bloodlines, Ecco the Dolphin, Phantasy Star IV, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and Streets of Rage 2, but more will be added.
Over time, additional sets of N64 to the lineup, including Pokemon Snap, Banjo-Kazooie, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask and Paper Mario. Here, the list of releases of Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis.
Launch of the Nintendo 64 game line
Super mario 64
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
Mario Kart 64
Star Fox 64
Sin and punishment
Dr. Mario 64
Mario Tennis 64
Upcoming Nintendo 64 games
The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask
Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards
Launch of the SEGA Genesis line of games
Sonic the hedgehog 2
Streets of Rage 2
Ecco the dolphin
Cons: Hard body
Dr. Robotnik’s bean machine
Phantasy Star IV
Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
The new Sega Genesis Mega Drive controller comes to Switch but only in Japan
The biggest surprise is that Nintendo will not only launch the traditional control of the Sega Mega Drive, but also debuts a new improved version with six buttons. The thing is, this control will work on the Nintendo switch, but only in Japan.
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That is, the Japanese version of the Sega Genesis Mega Drive it will be different from other countries. Well, this edition will be sold only in Japan, as announced. In the rest of the world, conventional control of Sega Mega Drive, and there is no announcement that any other version is coming soon.
It is worth mentioning that only one of the Sega Mega Drive coming to Nintendo Switch Online supports the use of six buttons. This game is Shinobi III. But, we assume that Nintendo expands the library of Sega Genesis Mega Drive for Switch Online.