Nintendo lovers who have embraced the past are in for a treat as a result of the recent addition of a number of Game Boy and Game Boy Advance games to Nintendo Switch Online. Many titles can now be downloaded for free, with the first batch released on February 8.
The original Tetris game, Super Mario Land 2, and Advance 4, as well as many others from the consoles are included.
Players from Europe and North America are usually treated differently than those from Japan, but this time, the retro games catalog includes other games from Japan. Here are some of the differences between the European and Japanese versions.
What is the difference between the European and other Game Boy titles on Nintendo Switch Online?
Players don't have access to Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare in the Japanese version, instead haveYakuman. This Mahjong game was released in 1989, which is why it isn't included in the regions.
The Binding Blade, a Fire Emblem game, as well as the action RPG Kaeru no Tame wa Naru, are only included in the Japanese catalog because they neither had a Western release.
Here's the complete list of Game Boy and Game Boy Advance games now included in the Nintendo Switch Online subscription in the West.
Players will need to have a Japanese account to access games from the Japanese catalog. Naturally, they will not be able to play those games in English.