Nintendo Switch Online, the continuously growing service from Nintendo for its latest titular console this past fall swelled in value adding two virtual consoles to the subscription. Atop of including an entirely new tier choice for the service, Nintendo welcomed both Nintendo 64 & Sega Genesis to its lineup. Additionally, the service also featured 'Expansion Pack' too which included Animal Crossing: New Horizons Happy Home Paradise and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Pack more recently.
However, there is more on the menu according to one previous report. In front of the addition of the autumn update this past year, reports surfaced indicating that Game Boy virtual consoles were and in the pipeline. The storyline originated from one reputable leaker backed by Nintendo Life at the time. Eurogamer in a separate report also corroborated the legitimacy from the claim then too.
This week, the storyline returns with fragments from the emulator surfacing online. Twitter user @trashbandicoot drew in notice for the story whilst @Mondo_Mega elsewhere collected the entire listing of alleged titles visiting the service. Read the catalog for Game Boy Advance below:
Astro Boy: Omega Factor
Car Battler Joe
Castlevania: Aira of Sorrow
Castlevania: Circle from the Moon
Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones
F-Zero: Maximum Velocity
Game & Watch Gallery 4
Golden Sun: The Lost Age
Gunstar Super Heroes
Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories
Kirby and also the Amazing Mirror
Koro Koro Puzzle Happy Panechu!
Kuru Kuru Kururin
Lufia: The Ruins of Lore
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga
Mario Golf: Advance Tour Mario Kart: Super Circuit
Mario Party Advance
Mario Tennis: Power Tour
Mario vs. Donkey Kong
Mega Man Battle Network 5 – Team ProtoMan
Mega Man Battle Network 2
Mega Man Zero 3
Metroid: Zero Mission
Mr. Driller 2
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team
Pokemon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire
Super Mario Advance 4: Mario Bros. 3
Super Robot Taisen: Original Generation
Tactics Ogre: The Knight of Lodis
Wario Land 4
WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgames!
Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3
The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap
There is also a separate choice of Game Boy/Game Boy Color titles referenced too that are: Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX, Qix , Mario Land, and Tetris. Concerning the significance from the leak does contradict Nintendo's strict policy against emulation of its original IPs as emulators such as EZ-Flash Cartridges is uncovered in this new findings.
Elsewhere from Modern Vintage Gamer, on Twitter he expresses that Nintendo acknowledges the advantages of the machine for that emulator and may potentially be outsourcing it instead of an in-house machine like prior. “Nintendo internally acknowledging EZFlash cartridges get this to leak feel off and away to me. I do not think Nintendo developed it whatsoever whether it's real,” he writes.
Are you surprised at this full listing of findings for Game Boy & Game Boy Advance releases for Nintendo Switch?