Free NES And SNES Games For Nintendo Switch Online Subscribers Announced

Another month, another set of free games for Nintendo Switch subscribers.


Nintendo has announced the free NES games that Nintendo Switch Online subscribers can grab in February--and there are four in total coming this month. [Update: The new Switch Online games are now available.]

These include the "cute-'em-up" shooter Pop'n TwinBee and the 16-bit tennis game, Smash Tennis, for SNES, as well as the NES games Shadow of the Ninja and Eliminator Boat Duel.

Both titles arrive in the Switch's US eShop on February 19. With the new additions, there will be 52 NES games in the library and 26 SNES titles for a total of 78 freebies for subscribers.

Check out the video above to see these titles in action. GameSpot's managing editor, Peter Brown, speaks highly of Shadow of the Ninja in particular. He says, "Shadow of the Ninja is a sick-ass NES game and you can quote me on that."

In other Nintendo news, the company has confirmed that the Coronavirus outbreak will not impact Switch sales in the west, while the new Pokemon subscription service, Pokemon Home, is now available across Switch, iOS, and Android.

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