NES – Nintendo Switch Online adds Kid Icarus and StarTropics on March 13
Japan gets Kid Icarus, Yie Ar Kung-Fu, and Fire Emblem.
The Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online app will add Kid Icarus and StarTropics on March 13, Nintendo announced.
Here is an overview of each game, via Nintendo:
- Kid Icarus – The evil goddess Medusa has stolen the Three Sacred Treasures and imprisoned the goddess of light, Palutena, in her evil plot to control all. Play as Pit, a young angel who has been entrusted with a magical bow and arrow. Fight against hordes of enemies that swoop from above and below. Secure the Three Sacred Treasures from their evil guardians, equip them and face Medusa in the final battle.
- StarTropics – Step into the shoes of Mike Jones, a teenage star pitcher from Seattle, who has come to the tropics to visit his famous archaeologist uncle, Dr. Jones. After being told that his uncle has been abducted, Mike begins a perilous quest in order to rescue him and figure out the mysterious plot behind his disappearance. Luckily for Mike, he meets helpful villagers and finds more powerful weapons as he explores numerous locations and island hops using his uncle’s submarine.
In Japan, the March lineup is a bit different. While Kid Icarus is included, StarTropics is replaced by Yie Ar Kung-Fu and Fire Emblem.
The Nintendo Switch Online subscriber-exclusive app allows users to play classic 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.