Following months of rumors, leaks, and speculation, Nintendo has finally confirmed that Game Boy and Game Boy Advance games will be available on Nintendo Switch Online and the Expansion Pack tier. Nintendo fans have been pleading with Nintendo to expand the Nintendo Switch Online’s offerings by including classic Game Boy and GBA games, and it appears that their wish has been granted.
The Game Boy Games that will be available on Nintendo Switch Online will be available to anyone who has signed up for even the most basic tier. Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening DX, the original Tetris game, Gargoyle’s Quest, Game & Watch Gallery 3, Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare, Metroid 2: Return of Samus, Wario Land 3, and Kirby’s Dream Land are all available to Switch Online subscribers.
Nintendo Switch Online Game Boy Games:
- Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare
- Game & Watch Gallery 3
- Gargoyle’s Quest
- Kirby’s Dream Land
- Metroid 2: Return of Samus
- Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
- The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening DX
- Wario Land 3
- Kirby Tilt ‘n’ Tumble – Coming Soon
- Pokemon Trading Card Game – Coming Soon
- The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages – Coming Soon
- The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons – Coming Soon
Subscribers to Nintendo Switch Online can play the games with Game Boy, Game Boy Pocket, or Game Boy Color screen filters. Any game that supports multiplayer can be played with up to two players locally or online.
Nintendo Switch Online Game Boy Advance Games:
- Kuru Kuru Kururin
- Mario and Luigi: Superstar Saga
- Mario Kart: Super Circuit
- Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3
- The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap
- WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgames
- Golden Sun – Coming Soon
- Kirby and the Amazing Mirror – Coming Soon
- Fire Emblem – Coming Soon
- F-Zero: Maximum Velocity – Coming Soon
- Metroid Fusion – Coming Soon
Nintendo also teased the addition of some GBA games to the service in the future. Future updates for Switch Online + Expansion Pack subscribers include Metroid Fusion, Kirby and the Amazing Mirror, Fire Emblem, F-Zero: Maximum Velocity, and Golden Sun.