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It’s been announced that SteamWorld Dig 2 will be featured as the next Nintendo Switch Online Game Trial in Japan. If you’re subscribed to the service, the game can be played entirely free for a week, with all progress transferring to the full version.

Note that SteamWorld Dig 2 can be played for free regardless of region so long as you’re a Nintendo Switch Online member. You’ll just need to download the game from the Japanese eShop.

SteamWorld Dig 2 will be featured as a Game Trial between March 1 and March 7. All SteamWorld games will also be on sale for 30 percent off on the Japanese Switch eShop between March 1 and March 14.

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Similar to its SNES counterpart, the Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online app has received a new update. It’s now at version 5.2.0.

Like December’s update, there’s only one new title – that being Fire ‘n Ice. Here’s a brief overview:

There’s a new 2.2.0 update for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online app. As previously announced, three new games have been added: Psycho Dream, Doomsday Warriors, and Prehistorik Man.

Overviews for the full set of titles are as follows:

As we typically see with the Nintendo Switch Online NES and SNES releases, the latest updates will be different for the west and Japan.

All regions will be getting Pyscho Dream. But Japan’s lineup includes Shin Megami Tensei II, in addition to Mario’s Picross (already out overseas) and Solomon’s Key 2.

Here’s a trailer:

Today, Nintendo revealed the next batch of classic games for Nintendo Switch Online. There will be three new SNES titles in addition to a new NES release.

Here’s the full rundown, along with a trailer:

Yesterday, it was announced that Overcooked 2 is the next Nintendo Switch Online Game Trial in Europe (and Australia). The same news has now been extended to North America as well.

If you’re a Nintendo Switch Online subscriber, Overcooked 2 can be played for free starting on February 10 at 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET. The offer ends on February 16 at 11:59 PM PT / February 17 at 2:59 AM ET. Progress can be transferred to the full version.

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Overcooked 2 will be the next Nintendo Switch Online Game Trial in Europe, Nintendo has announced. Subscribers will be able to play the full game for free starting on Wednesday. As always, all progress can be used in the full version.

Nintendo has thus far not announced any similar plans for North America. However, as long as you’re a subscriber and create a European Nintendo Account, you should still be able to participate.

The Nintendo Switch Online Game Trial in Europe will be offered between February 10 and February 16.

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Over in Europe, it’s been announced that a new Nintendo Switch Online Game Trial is planned for Dead Cells. If you have a subscription to the service, you can play for free between January 26 and February 2.

Nintendo has not yet shared similar news for North America. We’ll be sure to let you know if that changes.

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Ultimate Chicken Horse has been announced as the next Nintendo Switch Online Game Trial in Japan. Between January 25 and January 31, it can be played entirely free. Save data will transfer to the final game.

A sale for Ultimate Chicken Horse is also planned. It’ll be brought down from 1,480 yen to 962 yen between January 25 and February 7.

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Yesterday, a new Nintendo Switch Online Game Trial was announced for Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled. Nintendo only shared news for North America at the time, but we now have confirmation that Europe will be gaining access as well.

As previously mentioned, the Game Trial will allow Nintendo Switch Online members to play Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled entirely free for a week. You’ll be able to access all content, including local and online multiplayer.

Like North America, the Game Trial for Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled will be offered in Europe between December 30 and January 5.