Switch Owners, Get Your New SNES and NES Games For Free Now

A Trifecta of Classics

Nintendo Switch Online subscribers are in for a treat today, as the SNES and NES virtual consoles have received new games just in time for the weekend. The NES will feature a beloved fantasy-adventure game in The Immortal, while the SNES is getting something a bit more special.

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The Immortal: “Grab your Wizard’s Pack and let your quest unfold as you explore the Labyrinth of Eternity. Delve into the dungeon’s depths to uncover the mysteries of the ancient ruins. Your teacher Mordamir awaits below!”

In a move that’s sure to please fans around the world, Natsume Championship Wrestling, and the all-time classic Donkey Kong Country are now available for the Switch’s SNES app. As always, as long as you have a Nintendo Online subscription, these games are entirely free of charge to you.

Donkey Kong Country: “Armed with chest-pounding muscle, mighty barrel rolls, and awesome vine-swinging skills, Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong set out to face their adversaries, K. Rool and his reptilian crew of Kremlings. Play solo, compete with a friend, or play cooperatively in over 100 levels filled with collectibles and hidden bonus levels.”

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Natsume Championship Wrestling: “Choose from 12 outrageous wrestlers and bring the pain! With a robust grappling system and over 50 moves to master, experience the most realistic wrestling action of the 16-bit era. Test your might against the AI, or up to two players can compete in exhibition, tag team, and round-robin matches.”

Which of the new additions to the Switch’s SNES and NES libraries are you most excited for? Sound off in the comment section below and let us know what you think. And as long as you’re here, be sure to check out COGconnected’s cosplay feature. Each week, we showcase the work of the incredibly talented members of the cosplay community. This time around, we focused on the brilliant Germia.