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Report: Game Boy, Game Boy Color Games Are Coming to Nintendo Switch Online

A brand new report claims that Nintendo goes to add Game Boy and Game Boy Color video games to its Nintendo Switch Online service.

This information comes by means of Eurogamer, which corroborates a report from Nintendo Life that video games from these two Nintendo handhelds may lastly come to the corporate’s on-line Netflix-like service.

Every SNES Game Coming to Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Life reported earlier this week that Nate the Hate podcast host, NateDrake, had revealed that Nintendo is perhaps including Game Boy and Game Boy Color video games to its on-line catalogue. The publication confirmed this with its personal sources, including that these video games could possibly be coming “actually quickly.”

Now, Eurogamer writes that its personal unbiased sources say the identical. The publication additionally revealed that its sources say video games from different retro platforms are on the desk as properly.

As famous by Eurogamer, a 2019 datamine by OatmealDome of the NES Switch app revealed that SNES titles could be coming to the service earlier than Nintendo made the official announcement. Nine months after that datamine, SNES video games have been added to the service.

OatmealDome famous that that they had found two further emulator sorts — Hiyoko and Count. Nintendo Life’s report, which has now been corroborated by Eurogamer, mentions that Hiyoko could possibly be the emulator identify for Game Boy and Game Boy Color titles.

Eurogamer’s report signifies that further retro consoles could possibly be added to Nintendo Switch Online, and maybe the Count emulator found in OatmealDome’s datamine is the emulator that these further consoles (or perhaps only one console) will use.

While ready to see if these video games come to Nintendo Switch Online, take a look at one of many newest recreation drops for the service on this Super NES: July 2021 game updates trailer. Watch IGN’s unboxing of the Nintendo Switch Online SNES controller after that.

Wesley LeBlanc is a contract information author and information maker for IGN. You can comply with him on Twitter @LeBlancWes.

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