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Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Nintendo Switch Online
Logo of Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Nintendo Switch Online
American icon
Super Famicom - Nintendo Switch Online logo
Japanese logo
Developer Nintendo
Publisher Nintendo
Platform(s) Nintendo Switch
Release date USA September 5, 2019[1]
Japan September 6, 2019[2]
Europe September 6, 2019[3]
Australia September 6, 2019[4]
HK September 6, 2019[5]
South Korea September 6, 2019[6]
Genre Other
Rating(s)
ESRB:ESRB T.svg - Teen
PEGI:PEGI 12.svg - Twelve years and older
CERO:CERO B.png - Twelve years and older
ACB:ACB M.svg - Mature
USK:USK 12.svg - Twelve years and older
RARS:RARS 16+.svg - Sixteen years and older
GRAC:GRAC 12.svg - Twelve years and older
Mode(s) Single player
Local multiplayer
Online multiplayer
Media
Nintendo Switch:
Digital download icon for use in templates. Digital download
Input
Nintendo Switch:
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Nintendo Switch Online logo

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Nintendo Switch Online (known as Super Famicom - Nintendo Switch Online in Japanese and Chinese) is an application for the Nintendo Switch system and the follow-up to Nintendo Entertainment System - Nintendo Switch Online. It features a library of Super Nintendo Entertainment System games, with some supporting local and online multiplayer, and is exclusive to active subscribers of the Nintendo Switch Online membership. It was announced during a Nintendo Direct on September 4, 2019 and was released in North America on September 5, 2019 and in Japan, Europe, Australia, Hong Kong, and South Korea on September 6.

List of Mario games[edit]

The following Mario games are available on Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Nintendo Switch Online. Titles written in bold are special (SP) versions of existing games.

Game In-app details Initial release date
The NA box art of Super Mario Kart.
Super Mario Kart
Select one of eight characters from the Mario series—offering a variety of driving styles—and take on three championship cups in three different kart classes. Win enough, and you'll unlock a fourth circuit: the ultra-tough Special Cup. Crossing the finish line in first place isn't an easy task, though, as each track has unique obstacles to conquer and racers can obtain special power-ups that boost them to victory. For a different kind of challenge, take on a friend in multiplayer races or go head-to-head in the Battle Mode arena of your choosing, where the object is to pop your opponent's balloons before you lose your own. With more than 15 tracks to master and nearly endless replay value, Super Mario Kart is classic gaming…with some banana peels thrown in for good measure! Available at launch
North American box art for Super Mario World
Super Mario World
During a vacation in Dinosaur Land, Princess Toadstool gets kidnapped and a spell is cast on the inhabitants of the island. When they stumble upon Yoshi, Mario and Luigi learn that Bowser is responsible for the terrible misdeeds. Now, Yoshis are trapped in magical eggs that Bowser has hidden throughout seven castles. Many hidden paths aid Mario in making his way to Bowser's castle, completing 74 areas, and finding all 96 exits. Discover items, including a feather that gives Mario a cape, allowing him to fly, and a flower that lets him shoot fireballs, in layer upon layer of 2D scrolling landscape. You can even ride Yoshi and swallow your enemies!
Boxart of Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
Yoshi is back, baby! And he's ready to romp through a crayon-colored world where enemies are everywhere. Prepare to flutter-jump and toss eggs to protect young Mario from Kamek, the evil Magikoopa. To save the day, Yoshi and his pals will have to morph into vehicles and even eat their enemies to turn them into eggs! Umm… Yum?

Play as Yoshi, carrying a young Mario through enormous, colorful worlds back to his parents in the Mushroom Kingdom. Kamek's goons are constantly in pursuit, so stay alert and watch out for the Magikoopa's devious traps. Throw eggs, gobble up enemies, solve puzzles, and even transform into wild vehicles like a helicopter, a submarine, and a mole tank. Is Yoshi up to the momentous task? The fates of Yoshi, Mario, and the future of the Mushroom Kingdom are in your hands. Ground-pound, flutter jump, and morph your way to victory!

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Donkey Kong Country
After a dark and stormy night, Donkey Kong finds all of his bananas stolen by K. Rool and his reptilian crew of Kremlings! Armed with chest-pounding muscle, mighty barrel rolls, and awesome vine-swinging skills, Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong set out to face their adversaries! Play solo, compete with a friend, or play cooperatively in over 100 levels filled with collectibles and hidden bonus levels. With the help of Donkey Kong's quirky family, animal friends, and your fast reflexes, our dynamic duo will prove to be an unstoppable force. Time to save those bananas! July 15, 2020
Super Mario All-Stars
Super Mario All-Stars
It's the Super Mario four-game collection of your dreams!

Originally released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1993, this collection includes the Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels, Super Mario Bros. 2, and Super Mario Bros. 3 games. Its audio and visuals were upgraded from the original NES and Famicom versions, and Super Mario Bros. 3 features a two-player Battle Game mode.

September 3, 2020[7]
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Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest
Kaptain K. Rool and his cutthroat Kremlings have kidnapped Donkey Kong and are holding him ransom at Crocodile Isle for the banana hoard! Who will brave the seas to save our hairy hero?

Enter Diddy Kong and Dixie Kong, and they're ready to head out and show their stuff! The two small Kongs are each equipped with their own abilities—Diddy Kong's Cartwheel can sprint him across a distance, while Dixie Kong's Helicopter Spin will let her float from high places. Play solo, against a friend, or together with a friend in eight exciting worlds. During your adventure, meet up with other Kong family members for some fun times or friendly advice. Be on the lookout for animal friends, collectibles, and hidden areas, as they can be very valuable in your adventures! All aboard, and let's set sail! It's time for Kaptain K. Rool to get knocked off his ship.

September 23, 2020[8]
Box art for Mario's Super Picross
Mario's Super Picross
Use the horizontal and vertical numbers as clues and chisel away the squares to reveal picture after picture.

This puzzle game was released for the Super Famicom system in 1995—and has never been translated into English. Its puzzles ask the player to use numbers marking the rows and columns of a grid in order to uncover each solution and bring a hidden image to the surface. In addition to the normal play mode, there is also Wario's Super Picross, which has a set of difficult puzzles to tackle. But you don't have to play alone! You can get a friend in on the excavation by simply connecting a second controller. Two chisels are better than one, they say!

Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! front box art
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!
Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong have gone missing! As Dixie Kong checks in with the rest of the family, she gets stuck with babysitting duties! But that won't stop her from going on her next adventure!

Play as Dixie Kong or Kiddy Kong solo, against a friend, or with a friend! Take advantage of each of their unique abilities as they throw each other into action in over 40 levels. There are plenty of collectibles—including Bear Coins, which grant access to the services of the Brothers Bear, and Banana Birds, which Wrinkly Kong has a deep fondness for. You can also call on Funky Kong to build some wild vehicles for you to try to get to places that seem far out of reach. Not to mention there are animal friends to fight at your side! The final showdown takes place in a cliff-top laboratory at the End of the World. Things could get seriously ugly, so you'd better be ready!

December 18, 2020[9]
Icon of Super Mario Kart: Fully souped up!
Super Mario Kart: Fully souped up!
Take a trip down Rainbow Road at 150cc speeds!

In this special version, all cups and all courses are playable. You can also choose to race at the 150cc level. It's a full-service pit stop offering every single track—and it's buffet-style! You can start your engines wherever feels right and enjoy each course as much or as little as you want.

May 26, 2021[10]

Although not a Mario title, Panel de Pon, a game that was originally released internationally as a Yoshi game under the name Tetris Attack, is also available for the application in all regions, including North America, Europe, and Australia for the first time, from May 20, 2020.

See also[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese スーパーファミコン Nintendo Switch Online
Sūpā Famikon Nintendō Suitchi Onrain
Super Famicom - Nintendo Switch Online

Trivia[edit]

  • On the official Hong Kong website, Donkey Kong Country is mistakenly listed as a Famicom title.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nintendo (September 4, 2019). Nintendo Direct 9.4.2019. YouTube. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
  2. ^ Nintendo (September 4, 2019). Nintendo Direct 2019.9.5. YouTube. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
  3. ^ Tweet by Nintendo of Europe (Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Nintendo Switch Online release date). Twitter. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
  4. ^ Tweet by Nintendo AU NZ (Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Nintendo Switch Online release date). Twitter. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
  5. ^ Official Nintendo Switch Online website (Hong Kong)
  6. ^ Official Nintendo Switch Online website (South Korea)
  7. ^ Nintendo (September 3, 2020). Super Mario Bros. 35th Anniversary Direct. YouTube. Retrieved September 3, 2020.
  8. ^ Nintendo (September 15, 2020). NES & Super NES - September Game Updates - Nintendo Switch Online. YouTube. Retrieved September 16, 2020.
  9. ^ Nintendo (December 14, 2020). NES & Super NES - December Game Updates - Nintendo Switch Online. YouTube. Retrieved December 16, 2020.
  10. ^ Seedhouse, A. (May 26, 2021). Nintendo Switch Online Update Surprises With Super Mario Kart SP. Nintendo Insider. Retrieved June 5, 2021.