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This information comes from Nintendo’s Corporate Management Policy Briefing for the fiscal year ending March 2021…

This information comes from Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa, speaking during the company’s Corporate Management Policy Briefing…

Nintendo has revealed the Japanese lineup for the September 2020 Nintendo Switch Online update, and it’s a bit different than what we’re getting in North America.

Donkey Kong County 2 will still be added. On top of that, the region is getting Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem, Super Tennis, and Wild Guns.

Note that if you’re a Nintendo Switch Online subscriber, you can access the Japanese versions of the NES / SNES apps as long as you have a Japanese Nintendo Account. However, it won’t be playable in English.

Nintendo has announced a new set of games coming to Switch Online as part of an update for September 2020.

As far as the SNES games go, users can look forward to Donkey Kong Country 2, Mario’s Super Picross, and The Peace Keepers. S.C.A.T.: Special Cybernetic Attack Team is the lone NES addition.

Here’s a rundown of each game, along with a video:

The newest update for the Nintendo Switch Online mobile app is out now (version 1.9.0). This new update basically just fixes a few bugs that were reported, and the bugs are not specified.

The official patch notes are below:

Version 1.9.0 Sep 7, 2020
Bug fixes implemented.

Nintendo Switch Online is updating with another game. Super Mario All-Stars will launch later today, Nintendo has announced.

Super Mario All-Stars features upgraded versions of Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels, Super Mario Bros. 2 and Super Mario Bros. 3 with enhanced 16-bit graphics.

Free Style’s asymmetric action game will be made free for Nintendo Switch Online members in Japan next week, Nintendo has announced. The entire experience can be accessed between August 10 and August 16. After the free period ends, all progress can be transferred to the full version.

A special sale price is also planned. Obakeidoro! will be sold for 30 percent off – from 1,980 yen to 1,380 yen – between August 10 and August 23.


A new update has released for the Nintendo Switch Online mobile app. Check out the roundup of details courtesy of Perfectly Nintendo:

  • Release date: July 20th 2020 (North America) / July 21st 2020 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platform: Android, iOS
  • Download size: 3.6MB (Android) / 69.8MB (iOS)
  • Patch notes:
  • Various issues are now resolved.
  • Additional notes: none.

A new 1.5.0 update is live for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online app. Starting today, users can access Donkey Kong County and Natsume Championship Wrestling.

Here’s an introduction to both games:

A new update has just been made available for the Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online app. Version 4.5.0 has brought along The Immortal, as was announced last week.

Below is a brief overview of the game: