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The N64 app For Nintendo Switch Online has once again been updated, now being brought up to version 2.4.0. It’s main purpose is simply to add Pokemon Snap to the service, as the game released earlier today.

However, it is changing a few additional things under the hood. As per usual, no patch notes were issued for this update, but well-known dataminer OatmealDome was able to find the additional adjustments made to the software, which you can see for yourself below.

Pokemon Snap for Nintendo Switch Online was shown off earlier this week, and with it Gamexplain has put together yet another video comparing the visuals of this version to those of the original N64 game. As is to be expected, Pokemon Snap now has a much higher resolution through the Nintendo Switch Online version, and it makes for a very noticeable visual upgrade.

Here’s some more information on Pokemon Snap:

pokemon snap nintendo switch online

Pokemon Snap will be appearing on Nintendo Switch Online next week, Nintendo just announced. It will be available worldwide on June 24, 2022.

Pokemon Snap will be distributed via N64 app on Switch. In order to access it, you need to subscribe to the Expansion Pack tier of Nintendo Switch Online. The same tier provides SEGA Genesis titles as well as free access to the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass, Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise DLC, and Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion.

stardew valley switch online trial

Original (6/7): Stardew Valley will be the next Game Trial for Nintendo Switch Online in Europe and Japan, Nintendo has announced.

In both regions, the game can be played for free with an active subscription between June 13 and June 19. The entire experience will be available, and progress can be transferred to the full version.

Switch Online SNES update version 3.3.0 kirby sp

A new 3.3.0 update for the SNES app on Nintendo Switch Online has just gone live. Once installed, players can access new SP versions of classic Kirby titles. The lineup includes Kirby Super Star, Kirby’s Dream Land 3, and Kirby’s Dream Course.

Here’s some information about these new SP versions:

Mario Strikers Battle League icons Nintendo Switch Online

Mario Strikers: Battle League user icons are on the way to Nintendo Switch Online, Nintendo has announced.

Designs will be available starting today. There’ll be four waves in total, with new waves coming on a weekly basis. The Mario Strikers: Battle League icons will then expire entirely on July 7, 2022.

Nintendo Switch Online members can now spend their My Nintendo points on icons based on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

The designs will be refreshed on a weekly basis. The first wave, available until June 13, features Link in various poses plus other characters, backgrounds, and frames. Each one costs 5 or 10 Platinum Points via My Nintendo, and a Nintendo Switch Online membership is required in order to redeem them.

Nintendo Switch Online N64 update 2.3.1

The N64 app for Nintendo Switch Online has been updated, with users now being able to access version 2.3.1. It’s intended to address one specific issue.

Kirby 64 was added to Nintendo Switch Online as part of the Expansion Pack service earlier this month. But soon after its release, players encountered a game-breaking bug. After being hit by certain damage sources in the water, they become stunned indefinitely. Their only option was to quit the level as they couldn’t proceed. We have more information about the whole situation here.

kirby 64 nintendo switch online glitch bug

Original (5/20): Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards just appeared on Nintendo Switch Online yesterday as part of the Expansion Pack tier, but players have unfortunately encountered a game-breaking bug.

The glitch appears to be limited to underwater levels. Reddit user keyblademasternadroj shared the news, noting that when players are hit by certain damage sources in the water, they become stunned indefinitely. Unfortunately, the only course of action is to quit the level.

switch online congos caper pinball rival turf

Three new classic games have just been added to Nintendo Switch Online, with members now able to play Congo’s Caper, Pinball, and Rival Turf.

Pinball is the lone NES representative here. The other two games are for the SNES.


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