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Nintendo just announced that a new batch of classic games will be offered through Nintendo Switch Online. SNES will be receiving four titles while NES will have a single release.

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

Ys VIII will be offered as the next Nintendo Switch Online Game Trial in Japan, Nintendo has announced. Those with an active subscription can play the game entirely free between May 17 and May 23. Progress can be transferred to the full version.

Those interested in Ys VIII can also purchase the game at a discount between May 17 and May 30. It’ll be sold for 30 percent off.

If the Game Trial is offered in other regions, we’ll be sure to let you know.

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Over in Europe, it’s been announced that Descenders will be featured as the next Nintendo Switch Online Game Trial. It can be played entirely for free during a week-long period starting on Wednesday.

The promotion has thus far not been announced for North America or Japan. If it does stay exclusive to Europe, it can still be accessed regardless of region. Simply create a European Nintendo Account, register it with your Switch system, and download the trial from the European eShop.

Descenders can be played for free between April 21 and April 27. Pre-loading is currently live on the European Switch eShop.

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Good Job! will be offered as the next Nintendo Switch Online Game Trial in Japan, Nintendo has announced. The full title can be played for free between April 19 and April 25. Save data can be used in the full version.

Additionally, Good Job! will be sold at a discount to promote the offer. It’ll be on sale between April 19 and May 2.

We’ll let you know if Nintendo announces any similar plans for the west. If the Game Trial is only for Japan, anyone can participate with an active Switch Online subscription. You simply need to create a Japanese Nintendo Account and download the trial from the Japanese eShop.

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Nintendo has released the latest Switch Online bonus for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Members of the service can now download Spirits Set 1, which can be accessed from the eShop.

It includes the following:

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: