Nintendo Switch Online will boast over 100 traditional video games beginning May 26. And whereas Nintendo didn’t add EarthBound and Super Mario RPG like some followers had lengthy hoped, there may be an upside: Two video games can be coming stateside for the primary time. The May update brings color-matching puzzle recreation Magical Drop 2 and old-school platformer Ninja JaJaMaru-kun to Nintendo Switch Online subscribers.
The two video games can be added alongside three others — Spanky’s Quest, Super Baseball Simulator 1.000, and Caveman Ninja (AKA Joe & Mac) — bringing the full variety of Switch Online traditional video games to 104. This quantity consists of video games from each the Nintendo Entertainment System and the Super NES on Nintendo Switch.
While one may say it’s beneficiant of Nintendo to supply such a treasure trove of video games for Nintendo Switch Online’s comparatively modest subscription value, many followers are nonetheless holding out for just a few of these particular gems.
Both the cult hit EarthBound and fan-favorite Super Mario RPG have been included as a part of the Super NES Classic Edition library (and Nintendo’s Virtual Console service), however these video games haven’t gotten a Switch launch. Some had hoped that in surpassing 100-game threshold, Nintendo would choose to launch one thing particular.