Nintendo Switch online N64 library: is the service worth it?

Unlike other gaming consoles, Nintendo doesn’t have a free online service. This means that in order to use online features, players have to pay a subscription. However, this service, called Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack, offers other add-on features too, including an N64 library with classic titles.

This service is progressively getting updated and receiving new add-ons. Recently, Nintendo announced the addition of the beloved Mario Party 3 to the N64 library. But even after all the updates and additions, is the service really worth it? Let’s find out.

Is the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack N64 library worth it?

The Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership offers access to a collection of Nintendo 64 games and more. The library of N64 games available with the Expansion Pack for the Nintendo Switch Online subscription service boasts some of the system’s heaviest hitters.

The collection currently spans more than 20 N64 games, including many of the system’s most iconic titles, such as Banjo-Kazooie, Paper Mario, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, and Super Mario 64. The following N64 games are coming soon to Nintendo Switch Online: GoldenEye 007, Mario Party 3, Pokemon Stadium 1 and 2, 1080 Snowboarding, and Excitebike 64.

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Mario Party 3 originally made its debut on the Nintendo 64 in 2000 and 2001, and it includes Waluigi and Daisy as playable characters, along with the first Story Mode. The game features six game boards and more than 70 mini-games to enjoy.

The value of the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack depends on the player’s interest in the titles on offer. The Expansion Pack offers access to a gradually expanding library of Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis titles, as well as DLC for some modern Switch games, for $50 a year.

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In the end, the worth of the Switch Online services lies not only in the online features that it offers for some modern titles on the Switch but also in the library of classic N64 games. It should be mentioned that all these classic games come with online support, which means the players can play Mario Party 3 with friends or online players and relive the nostalgia.

So if one is looking for a seamless online experience on the Switch as well as a dip in the nostalgic golden age of N64 and other classic titles, the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack is a perfect service to subscribe to.

N64 games available on the Expansion pack

The following N64 games are available as part of the upgraded Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack membership level:

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  1. Super Mario 64
  2. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
  3. Mario Kart 64
  4. Star Fox 64
  5. Sin and Punishment
  6. Dr. Mario 64 (Western exclusive)
  7. Mario Tennis
  8. WinBack
  9. Yoshi’s Story
  10. Paper Mario
  11. Banjo-Kazooie
  12. The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask
  13. F-Zero X
  14. Mario Golf
  15. Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards
  16. Pokémon Snap
  17. Pokémon Puzzle League
  18. Wave Race 64
  19. Pilotwings 64
  20. Mario Party
  21. Mario Party 2
  22. GoldenEye 007
  23. Pokémon Stadium
  24. Pokémon Stadium 2
  25. Excitebike 64

All these games are guaranteed to give a amazing time to all the veteran fans as well as newcomers. So if this is just the experience you are looking for, as well as online support, exclusive offers, DLCs and more then Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack could be a great choice for you.

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