Rumor: Game Boy and Game Boy Color Games are still expected for Switch Online


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Nintendo lifted the veil on a new level of retro Switch Online offerings this week. The new “Expansion Pack” will consist of a “collection” of Nintendo 64 and Sega Mega Drive (Genesis) titles.

So what about these portable systems rumors for Nintendo’s online service? While there is no sign of them, Eurogamer editor-in-chief Tom Phillips has now shared a bit update on twitter – suggesting that the Game Boy and Game Boy Color titles are still in progress.

“N64 and Mega Drive were the two NSO platforms I had heard of alongside Game Boy / Color. I imagine N64 / Mega Drive are deployed first because they are more appealing to entice people to upgrade. level.”

Phillips admits in a follow-up post that he’s not sure these particular systems are part of the “higher price point,” but a known “NateDrake” insider seems to think the Game Boy and Game Boy Color games will be part of the. of the “current member”.

“I anticipate that Game Boy and Game Boy Color are part of the current Nintendo Switch Online service and they [Nintendo] I didn’t want to confuse the two. “

Earlier this month on the “Nate the Hate” podcast, the same insider said Nintendo 64 games will be coming to Switch Online with a “more expensive” subscription level, and Nintendo confirmed this earlier this week. during his presentation Direct.

Eurogamer has also previously supported our own and NateDrake’s comments on the Game Boy and Game Boy Color games coming to the Switch Online service.

Would you be interested in playing these Game Boy libraries on your Switch? Tell us in the comments.

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