Nintendo Switch Online Library expands

New games added to Nintendo Switch Online Library. On Feb. 19, two Super NES™ games are headed to the Nintendo Switch Online service that has never been released in the U.S. before! Pop’n TwinBee, a classic cute-’em-up shooter, and Smash Tennis, a 16-bit spin on the competitive sport with a personality to spare, are both joining the Super Nintendo Entertainment System™ – Nintendo Switch Online collection for the system.

Nintendo Switch Online Library expands

It’s a great opportunity for players to try games they missed during their original releases abroad. Two additional NES games will also be arriving for the Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online collection that day as well: the cult-favorite action-platformer Shadow of the Ninja and the powerboat racer Eliminator Boat Duel. These new additions expand the NES – Nintendo Switch Online library available on the Nintendo Switch system to 52 titles and the Super NES library to 26 titles, for a total of 78 classic games.

Nintendo Switch Online Library expands

Super NES

  • Pop’n TwinBee – The sixth game in the TwinBee series, this vertically scrolling shooter takes place in a cute, poppy setting. TwinBee and WinBee hear that the great Dr. Murdock has lost his wits, so they set off to return him to his normal self. This game was originally released in Japan and Europe in 1993, but this will be its first release in the U.S.
  • Smash Tennis – In Smash Tennis, the controls may be simple, but there’s plenty of room for skill! With strong shots, weak shots, lobs and eight different court types, you can develop all sorts of approaches, unlocking the deep strategies of tennis. This game was originally released in Japan in 1993 and Europe in 1994, but this will be its first release in the U.S.


  • Shadow of the Ninja – In the midst of disorder and oppression, two shadow warriors rise to the people’s cry for help. Choose to play as one of two ninja masters from the Iga clan as they infiltrate enemy front lines. Master tactics of stealth as you acquire additional weapons and power-ups in order to overthrow an evil emperor and destroy his wicked empire, solo or with a friend.
  • Eliminator Boat Duel

These titles broaden the diversity of fun games available with a Nintendo Switch Online membership, collections that showcase both well-known and cult classic NES and Super NES games like The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario World, and Super Mario Kart. All four games added this month will include multiplayer action that takes full advantage of the added online features available with Nintendo Switch Online.

Murat Oktay

Video games have been my passion for as long as I can remember. I have been writing and managing in the game industry for more than 30 years. I've been playing Diablo 2 nonstop since it first came out.

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