After months of absence without major news, the company adds the platforms of Rare, Natsume Championship Wrestling and The Immortal.
Nintendo has confirmed that the NES and SNES applications for Nintendo Switch Online will receive new games this coming July 15; one for the 8-bit console application and two for the brain of the beast: The Immortal, Natsume Championship Wrestling and, as a great exponent of this wave, the mythical Donkey Kong Country.
July 15: Rare’s legendary Donkey Kong Country arrives on Nintendo Switch Online
After several months without any especially news in the service, Nintendo Switch Online receives in the SNES app one of the most acclaimed titles in the catalog, at the same time one of the additions that they have been asking for from the beginning. Thus, the original 1994 game will come to service with its more than 100 original levels, collectibles, bonus stages and confrontations against the K. Rool crew taking advantage of the native functions of the application; from rewinding through different visual settings or the option to save the game at any time for an immediate resume.
Three more titles will be added to the #NES & #SNES – #NintendoSwitchOnline collection on 7/15, including #DonkeyKong Country!
Super NES – Nintendo Switch Online:
・ Donkey Kong Country
・ Natsume Championship Wrestling
NES – Nintendo Switch Online:
・ The Immortal pic.twitter.com/dNQ5A1yQhD
– Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) July 8, 2020
For the rest, Natsume Championship Wrestling is another classic of the catalog; this time in the 2D wrestling genre with 12 wrestlers available, grab system and over 50 moves. To finish, The Immortal joins the NES catalog with the aim of exploring the Labyrinth of the Eternal. A game published in 1990 of dungeons, mysteries and complications.
We recall that Nintendo Switch Online is the online infrastructure of Nintendo Switch, a periodic paid service that allows all online video games on the console to be played online. In addition, it incorporates advantages for users through the eShop in the form of gifts or discounts and, which is the protagonist today, the NES and SNES applications with several dozen exclusive classic games. The service has different rates depending on the period of time and if the subscription is individual or family:
- 1 month (30 days): 3.99 euros.
- 3 months (90 days): 7.99 euros.
- 12 months (365 days): 19.99 euros.
- Family subscription (up to 8 accounts): 34.99 euros.