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Retro Gaming With The Nintendo Switch N64 Expansion

08:02 PM October 18, 2022

Do you miss the good old retro games like Mario Kart and Star Fox 64? You could get that on the go with the latest Nintendo Switch online expansion.

Its marketplace lets you purchase emulation options for the Nintendo 64 to play its games. On the other hand, it could serve as a gaming history lesson for younger gamers. 


This article will explain how you can access the Nintendo Switch N64 expansion. Then, we will discuss the available games.

How to get the Nintendo Switch N64 expansion

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You will need to have a Nintendo Switch online account before you can use this feature. However, you might not have one if you only play single-player.


In that case, you can begin by opening the HOME Menu to launch the Nintendo eShop. Then, select your preferred account. 

Open the Nintendo Switch Online option on the left side of your screen. Next, choose the Check/Change Membership option to choose a membership plan:

  • 1 month (30 days): $3.99
  • 3 months (90 days): $7.99
  • 12 months (365 days): $19.99

Afterward, open the Nintendo Switch online home screen. Select the Nintendo 64 option to install its games. 

What are the available Nintendo Switch N64 titles?

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The expansion offers 28 games from the Nintendo 64 console. Check the following list to see if your favorites are in there:

  • Balloon Fight
  • Blaster Master
  • Donkey Kong
  • Double Dragon
  • Excitebike™
  • Ghosts’n Goblins™
  • Gradius
  • Ice Climber™Dr. Mario™
  • Ice HockeyBaseball
  • Mario Bros.™
  • Metroid
  • Mighty Bomb Jack
  • NES™ Open Tournament Golf
  • Ninja Gaiden
  • Pro Wrestling
  • River City Ransom
  • Soccer
  • Solomon’s Key
  • Super Dodge Ball
  • Super Mario Bros 1, 2, and 3
  • Tecmo Bowl
  • Tennis
  • The Legend of Zelda
  • TwinBee
  • Wario’s Woods™
  • Yoshi™
  • Zelda II: The Adventure of Link


Gamers in the Philippines may also get the Nintendo Switch N64 pack. Note that the pricing and the available games may change over time.

You may also purchase Nintendo eShop Cards to buy stuff from the console’s online store. You can find them at physical stores and online retailers like Codashop.

After your blast from the past, you could zoom into the future by reading more Inquirer Tech articles. They provide the latest news and updates for gadgets, apps, and more.

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