Nintendo is known for its first-party games. And these games have been around for decades. Nintendo 64 was very famous for popular titles like Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Super Mario 64, Mario Kart 64, and more. And the great news is you can finally relive these classics on your Switch. So in this guide lets us take a look at how to play N64 games on Nintendo Switch.
How to Play N64 games on Nintendo Switch
You can play these games with the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership. This is an upgraded plan to the original online subscription service. With the Online service, you could play the NES and SNES games. But with the NSO+EP membership, you get the previous perks along with the ability to play select N64 titles, an Animal Crossing DLC, and Sega Genesis games.
With the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership, you get the following N64 games.
- The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
- Super Mario 64
- Mario Kart 64
- Mario Tennis
- Star Fox 64
- Dr. Mario 64
- Yoshi’s Story
- Sin & Punishment
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The new subscription costs $49.99 for a year. And the Family membership costs $79.99 for a year. Although if you don’t like the idea of a subscription and are looking to play a select few N64 games then you could also consider buying these.
- Super Mario 3D All-Stars: This is a deal-breaker because you get 3 major Mario titles. Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy.
- Star Wars Episode 1 Racer: This game is a treat for Star Wars fans. As Anakin said, “Now this is pod racing”, that is exactly what is game offers.
- Turkok: If you like the idea of playing an FPS game with dinosaurs in it, this game is for you.
- Quake: This game is a PC port of Quake. And for Nintendo switch it is a remaster of Quake 64. If you are looking for an FPS experience like Doom, but not Doom this game is for you.
- Doom 64: Doom needs no introduction. Spawn in Hell, kill demons, you know the basic idea of fun.
- Duke Nukem 3D: Duke Nukem is quite a mature game, unlike the usual family-friendly games for Nintendo. Just like most games on this list this game is also an FPS.
That sums up this guide on how to play N64 games on Nintendo Switch. If you plan to purchase the new online service then check out our guide on how to get Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack.