SNES and NES – Nintendo Switch Online to add Star Fox 2, Super Punch-Out!!, Kirby Super Star, Breath of Fire II, Crystalis, and Journey to Silius on December 12Two less SNES and two different NES titles for Japan.
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online app will add Star Fox 2, Super Punch-Out!!, Kirby Super Star, and Breath of Fire II, and the Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online app will add Crystalis and Journey to Silius on December 12, Nintendo announced.
Here is an overview of each game, via Nintendo:
- Star Fox 2 – This 3D rail-shooter and second installment of the Star Fox series was first designed for Super NES, but went unreleased until it appeared on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition system in 2017. This time, Emperor Andross is on a crusade to conquer the Lylat system and the Star Fox team itself. After a long wait, Star Fox is back in action.
- Super Punch-Out!! – Featuring the tight gameplay and humor the series is known for, this sequel to the NES classic sees Little Mac return to the ring with the World Video Boxing Association belt once again at stake.
- Kirby Super Star – That awful King Dedede is at it again – he’s stolen all the food in Dream Land. It’s up to Kirby to get it back and ultimately save Popstar from being taken over. There’s never a dull moment as Kirby dashes, flies and fights!
- Breath of Fire II – Set 500 years after the original, take on the role of Ryu, the last member of the Dragon Clan. A cast of unusual and exciting companions join you in your adventures across a wondrous land full of magic and mystery.
- Crystalis – An epic story for action-RPG fans is ready to unfold. Set in a world where civilization lies in ruins, the young protagonist awakes from cryogenic sleep and the adventure begins. Collect the Sword of Wind and venture into the unknown.
- Journey to Silius – Join Jay on his run-and-gun mission to take down the mechanical army responsible for his father’s death. Defeat endless waves of attack robots and fulfill his father’s dream of developing a space colony in the Silius Solar System.
In Japan, Star Fox 2 and Kirby Super Star are the only Super Nintendo Entertainment System titles, while Famocom Wars and Route-16 Turbo are the Nintendo Entertainment System titles.
The Nintendo Switch Online subscriber-exclusive apps allows users to play classic Super Nintendo Entertainment System and Nintendo Entertainment System games. With online play added to every classic game, you can compete or cooperate online with friends, share your screen, or pass the controller, depending on the game.
Watch a set of trailers below.