Game Boy And Game Boy Advance Games Come To Switch Today

Game Boy And Game Boy Advance Games Come To Switch Today

After months of rumors, Nintendo has announced that Game Boy and Game Boy Advance games will be coming to Switch online libraries. Even better, both portable offerings are available today.

These classic titles now support local and online play (with friends only). Game Boy games will be available on the standard Nintendo Switch Online subscription tier. The library will grow over time, but today players can check out the following:

  • Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare
  • Games and Watches Gallery 3
  • The quest for the gargoyle
  • Kirby’s Dreamland
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening DX
  • Metroid II: Return of Samus
  • Super Mario Land 2: 6 gold coins
  • Tetris
  • Earth Wario 3

Nintendo also teased future additions such as The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages/Seasons, Kirby Tilt ‘n’ Tumble, and Pok√©mon Trading Card Game.

The Game Boy Advance library will be part of the most expensive tier of Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack. The first batch of games consists of:

  • Kuru Kuru Kururin
  • The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap
  • Mario Kart: Super Circuit
  • Mario & Luigi: The Superstar Saga
  • Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3 (including e-Reader content)
  • WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgames

Games coming in the future include Metroid Fusion, Kirby and The Amazing Mirror, Fire Emblem, F-Zero Maximum Velocity and Golden Sun.


Which of these games are you most looking forward to diving into? What other games would you like to see come to the subscription service? Let us know in the comments!

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