Game Boy games now playable on Nintendo Switch

Since Wednesday, February 8, all Nintendo Switch users have available Game Boy/Color and Game Boy Advance games. During the... Maria | 9. February 2023

Since Wednesday, February 8, all Nintendo Switch users have available Game Boy/Color and Game Boy Advance games.

During the first Nintendo Direct of this year, it was revealed to all console users that they could enjoy all their favorite games again. The games have been available since yesterday.

Game Boy

Nintendo unveiled some emulated games that will be accessible through the Nintendo Switch Online service. In addition, additional Game Boy Advance titles can be played through the Expansion Pack if you subscribe to Nintendo Switch Online +.

On the other hand, Nintendo demonstrated that customers could use filters to select the option they want. As a result, they can play as they did with the original Game Boy, Game Boy Pocket, or Game Boy Color.

In addition, if the title allows it, the multiplayer function can be enjoyed locally with friends and online.

Game Boy games

This news should be very exciting and enjoyable for gamers who miss the Nintendo Game Boy era. However, all users willing to shell out money for a subscription to Nintendo Switch Online; can enjoy a long list of good titles.

Confirmed titles to start playing right now

All of these titles are available for immediate play. Remember that Game Boy/Color games are included in the basic package, while Game Boy Advance games are available in the Expansion package, as mentioned above.

Game Boy/Color

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

Game Boy Advance

  • 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

Upcoming games

In the coming months, Nintendo will presumably continue to include older games to the list, such as:

  • Pokémon
  • Super Mario

These games support two-player wireless multiplayer, and various screen filters are available to recreate the classic aesthetics of previous titles.

On the other hand, Nintendo has also announced other titles that will be available on the service:

Additional Game Boy/Color titles

  • The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons / Ages
  • Pokémon: Trading Card Game
  • Kirby Tilt & Tumble

Additional Game Boy Advance titles

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

Undoubtedly, if you love Game Boy games, this is an opportunity to enjoy your favorite games again.

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