Nintendo Switch Online Update Adds New SEGA Genesis Games

SEGA Genesis Nintendo Switch Online June 2023 Screenshot

Nintendo has revealed that four new SEGA Genesis games have been made available to Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack subscribers.

Once you have downloaded the latest software update (version 2.6.0), you will be able to access these new games which have been added to the service:

Crusader of Centy: This action RPG made its debut late in the Genesis / Mega Drive era. When beasts once repelled by the light return and invade the human realm, a 14-year-old boy sets off on an adventure with sword in hand. Among his companions are a dog, penguin, lion and other animals with special abilities, all at his side as he learns to unlock the secrets of the world.

Ghouls ‘n Ghosts: The powered-up sequel to Ghosts ‘n Goblins returns! Three years after the defeat of Satan, Princess Prin Prin’s soul has fallen to the schemes of a new demon. The time has come for Arthur to rise again and vanquish evil!

Landstalker: In this smash hit action RPG, Nigel the treasure hunter embarks on an adventure with his tiny partner, Friday, to seek a lost treasure. The game’s isometric approach to 3D action will take some quick thinking!

The Revenge of Shinobi: An action game starring Joe Musashi of the Oboro Clan, a modern-day ninja. Battle the evil group Neo Zeed with his deadly Hassou Shuriken attack and potent ninjutsu. Features an acclaimed soundtrack by Yuzo Koshiro.

The SEGA Genesis – Nintendo Switch Online collection launched in late October and has since grown to also offer the following games: Alien Soldier, Alien Storm, Alisia Dragoon, Altered Beast, Beyond Oasis, Castlevania: Bloodlines, Columns, Comix Zone, Contra: Hard Corps, Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine, Dynamite Headdy, Earthworm Jim, Ecco the Dolphin, Flicky, Golden Axe, Golden Axe II, Gunstar Heroes, Kid Chameleon, Light Crusader, Mega Man: The Wily Wars, Musha, Phantasy Star IV, Pulseman, Ristar, Shining Force, Shining Force II, Shinobi III, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball, Space Harrier II, Street Fighter II: Special Champion Edition, Streets of Rage 2, Strider, Super Fantasy Zone, Sword of Vermilion, Target Earth, Thunder Force II, ToeJam & Earl, Virtua Fighter 2 and Zero Wing.

Nintendo recently revealed that Nintendo Switch Online now has more than 36 million subscribers.

The pricing plans for Nintendo Switch Online are £3.49 ($3.99) per month, £6.99 ($7.99) for three months or £17.99 ($19.99) for 12 months. There is a 12-month Family Membership for £31.49 ($34.99) that allows a Nintendo Account holder to “invite up to seven others to join a family group” that will all have access to Nintendo Switch Online.

Whereas an individual membership to Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack is priced at £34.99 ($49.99) for 12 months, with a Family Membership priced at £59.99 ($79.99).

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