Nintendo Switch Online Adds 3 More Genesis Games

Alien Solider, Super Fantasy Zone, and Light Crusader are now available for Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack members.


Nintendo Switch Online subscribers who own the Expansion Pack can now download three more classic Sega Genesis games as part of their membership.

The three games are the action-RPG Light Crusader and the run-and-gun side-scroller Alien Soldier from developer Treasure, as well as the shoot-em-up Super Fantasy Zone from developer Sunsoft.

These games are available now for Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack members. Access to classic N64 and Sega Genesis games is one of the added benefits of the Expansion Pack membership over the standard Nintendo Switch Online subscription. Anyone who subscribes to the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack also gets Animal Crossing: New Horizons' Happy Home Paradise DLC and the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass.

The full list of Sega Genesis games available on Switch for subscribers can be seen below, as shared on Nintendo's website.

  • Alien Soldier
  • Altered Beast
  • Castlevania: Bloodlines
  • Contra: Hard Corps
  • Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine
  • Dynamite Headdy
  • Ecco the Dolphin
  • Golden Axe
  • Gunstar Heroes
  • Light Crusader
  • M.U.S.H.A.
  • Phantasy Star 4: The End of the Millennium
  • Ristar
  • Shining Force
  • Shinobi 3
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  • Streets of Rage 2
  • Strider
  • Super Fantasy Zone
  • Sword of Vermillon
  • Thunder Force 2
  • ToeJam & Earl

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