Nintendo online subscriptions soar driven by 'Animal Crossing' fans

Ruben Fields
September 18, 2020

To recap, Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest, Mario's Super Picross, The Peace Keepers, and SCAT, will be added to the Nintendo Switch's NES and SNES collections on September 23. Diddy Kong's Cartwheel can sprint him across a distance, while Dixie Kong's Helicopter Spin will let her float from high places.

Two other new games added to the Nintendo Switch Online library are The Peace Keepers, published by Jaleco for SNES in 1993, and S.C.A.T.: Special Cybernetic Attack Team, released by Natsume for NES in 1990. Play solo or with a friend in eight exciting worlds.

The four titles will be available to play if you have an active subscription to Nintendo Switch Online on September 23, in one week from the announcement; whether or not anyone will notice as they're exploring the classic Mario titles has yet to be seen. Yes, someone really did think that last one was a good idea for a video game name. And finally, S.C.A.T. is a sidescrolling shooter, except instead of flying around as a ship like in Gradius, you're just a dude hovering around the screen shooting stuff - surely as God intended. This puzzle game launched on the Super Famicom system in 1995 and has never been released in the USA until now. Progress through each stage by executing on the deep action gameplay and unleashing each character's unique super attacks. SCAT: Special Cyber Attack TeamIn 2029, Commander in Chief Phil Malmort and his army landed on Earth with the goal of taking over the world. The story changes depending on the route you take! Your main objective is to send these alien invaders packing.

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Today during a semi-enlightening corporate management policy briefing from Nintendo, we got an updated figure for Switch Online membership: 26 million "+" paid members. Blast and fly through relentless enemies and bosses while collecting new weapons, boost speed, and restore life Get ready, Soldier. The drop is going to be part of Switch Online's new batch of September 2020 games both SNES and NES.

Those that want to get in on some old school games will need to sign up for Nintendo Switch Online, which costs a mere $19.99 Dollars a year.

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