Nintendo Switch Online NES Games: The Switch Online NES Game List

Nintendo’s hybrid portable console’s online service has launched, and with it comes a collection Nintendo Switch Online NES Games. 20 of the classic console’s titles will be available with a subscription, giving players a wide variety of retro games to play to their heart’s content. So here is the full Switch Online NES Game List!

What Are The Nintendo Switch Online NES Games?

The Nintendo Switch Online NES Games are a selection of classic games from the Japanese company’s ’80s console available for today’s generation. To be able to play them, you must have an active Nintendo Switch Online subscription tied to your Switch profile. After you have updated to the 6.00 firmware for the platform, you can download the software containing the Nintendo Switch Online NES Games.

Proceed to the eShop on your desired Switch profile, then navigate to the “Nintendo Switch Online” portion of the shopfront. From there you can download the software, which is called “Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online”. Proceed to download it and you should have access to the Nintendo Switch Online NES Games.

Nintendo Switch Online NES Games List

The following are the Nintendo Switch Online NES Games that you will be able to access with an active subscription.

  • Yoshi (1992)
  • The Legend of Zelda (1987)
  • Tennis (1985)
  • Tecmo Bowl (1989)
  • Super Mario Bros. 3 (1990)
  • Super Mario Bros. (1985)
  • Soccer (1985)
  • River City Ransom (1990)
  • Pro Wrestling (1987)
  • Mario Bros. (1986)
  • Ice Hockey (1988)
  • Ice Climber (1985)
  • GRADIUS (1986)
  • Ghosts’n Ghoblins (1986)
  • Excitebike (1985)
  • Dr. Mario (1990)
  • Double Dragon  (1988)
  • Donkey Kong (1986)
  • Baseball (1985)
  • Balloon Fight (1986)

All of the Nintendo Switch Online NES Games are available to play in local, or online, multiplayer. Games that do not already have multiplayer functionality will allow an online second player to help player one with a cursor. In the upcoming months, Nintendo will also be adding the following games to the library:


  • Solomon’s Key
  • NES Open Tournament Golf
  • Super Dodge Ball


  • Metroid
  • Mighty Bomb Jack
  • TwinBee


  • Wario’s Woods
  • Ninja Gaiden
  • Adventures of LoLo