Nintendo has announced that Game Boy and Game Boy Advance games are now being added to Nintendo Switch Online, a surprise reveal shared in this week’s Nintendo Direct presentation.
With the chance to customise your play style with Game Boy, Game Boy Pocket or Game Boy Color screen filters, up to two players can play compatible games together locally or online for the first time.
Whereas Game Boy Advance games are being added to Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack, with local and online player support for up to four players in compatible games, again, for the first time.
With the launch line-ups listed below, Game Boy games coming in the future include The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages, The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons, Pokémon Trading Card Game and Kirby Tilt ‘n’ Tumble. More Game Boy Advance games are planned to be added too, such as Metroid Fusion, Kirby and the Amazing Mirror, Fire Emblem, F-Zero: Maximum Velocity and Golden Sun.
Launch Line-up of Games for Game Boy – Nintendo Switch Online
- Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare
- Game & Watch Gallery 3
- Gargoyle’s Quest
- Kirby’s Dream Land
- Metroid II: Return of Samus
- Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
- The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening DX
- Wario Land 3
Launch Line-up of Games for Game Boy Advance – Nintendo Switch Online
- Kuru Kuru Kururin
- Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga
- Mario Kart: Super Circuit
- Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3
- The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap
- WarioWare, Inc.: Minigame Mania
You can play Game Boy games with an active Nintendo Switch Online membership, or play both Game Boy and Game Boy Advance games with an active Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership.