After all the rumours, it’s finally happened, Game Boy games have finally come to the Nintendo Switch via Nintendo Switch Online. There are only 9 actual games to start us off and a couple of their European counterparts, but the current line-up consists of:

Every Game Boy & Game Boy Color Game Available as part of Nintendo Switch Online:

  • Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare
  • Game & Watch Gallery 3
  • Kirby’s Dream Land
  • Metroid II – Return of Samus
  • Super Mario Land 2 – 6 Golden Coins
  • Tetris
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening DX
  • Wario Land 3

It has been said players can “use Game Boy, Game Boy Pocket or Game Boy Color screen filters to help customize your play style.” What’s more, “up to two players can play compatible games together locally or online for the first time.” More games are expected to be added in due course, but here are the four we know of currently:

Every Upcoming Game Boy & Game Boy Colors Coming Soon to Nintendo Switch Online:

  • BurgerTime Deluxe – Released: March 16, 2023
  • Kirby’s Dream Land 2 – Released: March 16, 2023
  • Kirby’s Tilt ‘N Tumble
  • Pokémon Trading Card Game
  • The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages
  • The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons

By Jack Longman

In 2015, when rumours of the NX and Zelda U were everywhere, my brother and I started Miketendo64 and we've been running it ever since. As the Editor-in-Chief, I have attended video gaming events in three different countries, been to preview events, and penned more than 4,000 articles to date, ranging from news, to features, reviews, interviews and guides. I love gaming and I love all things Nintendo. I also love Networking, so don't be afaid to reach out. Email: / Website: YouTube channel:

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