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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.

Just like the SNES app, Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online has been updated. All users can access version 5.1.0.

Nightshade is the lone new NES addition this month. Here’s a brief overview of the game:

Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online has been updated to version 2.1.0. Nintendo announced a new batch of games earlier this week, and the full set is live.

The lineup includes:

If you’re a Nintendo Switch Online subscriber, you can download the latest bonus for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Nintendo has started the distribution of Spirit Board Challenge Pack 7.

The pack contains:

Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser touched on the Switch Online service during an interview with Polygon.

The site brought up how we’ve seen exclusive titles like Tetris 99 and Super Mario Bros. 35. Bowser responded with the following if this is an active strategy to get people to subscribe:

Nintendo announced new SNES / NES games for the Switch Online service a few minutes ago. Just like we’ve seen before, the lineup is a bit different in Japan compared to the west.

All regions are getting Donkey Kong Country 3 and The Ignition Factor. However, Japan will have Kunio-kun no Dodgeball da yo Zen’in Shugo, Sugoi Hebereke, and Smash Ping Pong. Meanwhile, the west gets Super Valis IV, Tuff E Nuff, and Nightshade.

Here’s a trailer for the Japanese update: