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As part of today’s Nintendo Switch Online update, no new NES games were added. However, Nintendo did update the app with a new SP version.

Players can now try out a version of Super Mario Bros. 3 that sets the action at World 8. Eight different power-ups have also been included.

Here’s the full rundown:

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online app has received its latest update. Version 2.4.0 includes Claymates, Jelly Boy, and Bombuzal.

We have the following overview for each game:

Over in Europe, it’s been announced that Two Point Hospital will be the latest Nintendo Switch Online Game Trial. Subscribers can play the game for free starting on July 28.

Here’s a short promo:

We just heard that Nintendo is adding the SNES titles Claymates, Jelly Boy, and Bombuzal to Switch Online next week. As is usually the case, the selection is different in Japan.

Japan will still be getting Bombuzal just like the west. However, instead of Claymates and Jelly Boy, the region is receiving Shin Megami Tensei If… and Dead Dance (Tuff E Nuff). Tuff E Nuff previously appeared in the west last December.

Here’s a trailer:

Three new SNES games are joining the Nintendo Switch Online library next week, Nintendo has announced. Claymates, Jelly Boy, and Bombuzal are all appearing on the service.

Typically we see at least one new NES addition. However, that won’t be happening this time around.

Here’s an overview of the latest SNES games plus a trailer:

Nintendo Switch Online has been going for three years strong. We’ve seen the introduction of classic games on the console, new titles like Tetris 99, and opportunities to try out certain titles through Game Trials.

The SNES library started up on Switch Online in 2019. Since then though, the lineup of classics has been a bit static. Some have hoped that Nintendo could expand the offerings with N64 or Game Boy games.

Over in Japan, Valkyria Chronicles has been announced as the next Game Trial for Nintendo Switch Online. It can be played for free with a subscription between July 5 and July 11. Per usual, all progress transfers to the full version.

Valkyria Chronicles will also have a discount on the Japanese Switch eShop. That game, along with Valkyria Chronicles 4, will be available for 33 percent off between July 5 and July 18.


Earlier today, Fuser was announced as the latest Nintendo Switch Online Game Trial in Europe. The same offer has now been confirmed for North America as well.

Fuser can be played entirely for free with an active Switch Online subscription starting on June 29, going through July 5. Progress can be used in the full version.

Also note that Fuser will be on sale for 25 percent off between June 29 and July 9.


Nintendo has announced the discontinuation of the Online Lounge feature in Splatoon 2. Since launch, this has worked via the Nintendo Switch Online app.

Nintendo says the ” the app will continue to allow friends to voice chat, and no other changes will be made to the app at this time.”

For those that have been using Online Lounge, it will no longer be supported starting July 28.

Here’s the full notice:

A new update for the Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online app has just gone out. Users can now access version 5.3.0.

As previously mentioned, Ninja JaJaMaru-kun has been added as a new game. Here’s a brief overview: