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UPDATE – February 8th, 2023, 3:30 P.M. PT: These games are now available on the Nintendo Switch eShop.



Nintendo Switch Online is getting a bit bigger, with Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance games headed to the service later today.

The news was shared during this afternoon’s Nintendo Direct along with a list of launch titles and those coming soon.



The initial line-up of Game Boy and Game Boy Color games includes:


  • Tetris
  • Super Mario Land 2 – 6 Golden Coins
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening DX
  • Game & Watch Gallery 3
  • Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare
  • Metroid II – Return of Samus
  • Wario Land 3
  • Kirby’s Dream Land


Future Game Boy and Game Boy Color titles shown include:


  • The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons
  • The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages
  • Pokémon Trading Card Game
  • Kirby: Tilt ‘n’ Tumble


Game Boy Advance games will only be available to Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack members.

The launch line-up of GBA games includes:


  • Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3
  • WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$
  • Kuru Kuru Kururin
  • Mario Kart: Super Circuit
  • Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga
  • The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap


Future GBA titles headed to the service include:


  • Metroid Zero Mission
  • Kirby and the Amazing Mirror
  • Fire Emblem
  • F-Zero: Maximum Velocity
  • Golden Sun


NSO and NSO + Expansion Pack members can play these games by downloading both the Game Boy – Nintendo Switch Online and Game Boy Advance – Nintendo Switch Online applications from the Nintendo Switch eShop.

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Written by Daniel Dell-Cornejo

Daniel is an editor at Nintendo Wire. Always with his head in the clouds, he is never apart from his creative thoughts – a blessing for an aspiring fiction writer. As a journalist and lifelong gamer, he aims to provide readers with the very best in Nintendo coverage.