The Nintendo Direct today had some good news for retro game fans, with nine Nintendo 64 games confirmed to be coming to the Nintendo Switch soon. The games are available to those who subscribe to Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack, and will be released throughout the remainder of 2022 and 2023.

The most significant of these reveals is 1997’s GoldenEye 007, which got given its own teaser at the end of the N64 game reveals. The Switch will be receiving an exclusive online multiplayer mode, which the Xbox release will not be receiving. This is exciting news for the game’s 25th anniversary year, but there is no confirmed release period yet.

N64 Games coming to NSO
The lineup for N64 games on Switch, with GoldenEye 007 release timing unconfirmed.

The N64 games heading our way soon are Pilotwings 64, Mario Party and Mario Party 2, which will all be released before the end of 2022. Next year will see the Pokemon Stadium series with both games joining Switch Online’s Expansion Pass in 2023, alongside Mario Party 3, 1080° Snowboarding and Excitebike 64.

Are you excited by these classic games coming to the Switch? Does this add more value to Switch Online? Let us know in the comments below, and keep your eyes on GameLuster for more gaming news.

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