Monthly Recap

Nintendo Switch Online Magazine: January Edition

31 January 2024

Welcome to the new year!

New year means new edition of Nintendo Switch Online Magazine! Want to keep up with Nintendo Switch Online during 2024?

Read on to find out more in the new Nintendo Switch Online Magazine – January Edition!


New Titles Added to the Game Boy Advance Classic Library

Battle the forces of darkness in the magical Game Boy Advance RPGs, Golden Sun and Golden Sun: The Lost Age, available now with Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack!


Save Up to AU $35.00 / NZ $41.45 (inc. GST) with Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers

Another Code: Recollection has been added to a growing Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers catalogue!

Nintendo Switch Online members can purchase a set of two vouchers for AU $134.95 / NZ $148.45 (inc. GST). Vouchers can be redeemed for a download version of any game included in the program.


January’s Game Trial

From 19/01 – 24/01, Nintendo Switch Online members could play Eastward for free during this Game Trials event. You can also save 40% when purchasing the game from Nintendo eShop until 05/02.

Keep an eye out for the next exciting Game Trial announcement!


Get Involved with These Special Online Events

Play Tera Raid Battle* events in Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet!

Blaziken appeared at black Tera Raid crystals from 12/01 – 15/01, then again from 19/01 – 22/01.

Lead your team to victory in the new Splatfest event!

Who do you spend the holidays with? From 13/01 – 15/01, Splatoon 3 players were able to choose between Friends, Family or Solo in the cooler-than-cool FrostyFest!

Don't forget to check the Nintendo Switch Online app on your Nintendo Switch device for updates on the next special online event!


Check Out the Latest Missions & Rewards

Low on Platinum Points? No worries!

Play Super NES software: The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past before 06/02 to earn 50 Platinum Points!

Use your Platinum Points to redeem these icon parts:

  • Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet

  • The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Missed out? Watch this space so you don’t miss the latest updates!


Fun fact

Did you know you can adjust the display of playable titles in the Nintendo Switch Online classic libraries?

Go to 'Settings’ in your chosen classic library. Under ‘Playable Titles’, you have the option to choose between ‘North American versions’ and ‘Both NA and European versions’!

Happy gaming, everyone! Hope you have a great start to your 2024, keep an eye out for what Nintendo Switch Online has instore this year!


Nintendo Account is required to receive and redeem points. Terms apply (https://accounts.nintendo.com/term_point)

A paid membership to Nintendo Switch Online is required to use Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, and Game Boy – Nintendo Switch online. A paid membership to Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack is required to use Nintendo 64, Game Boy Advance, and SEGA Mega Drive – Nintendo Switch Online.

In order to redeem Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers for software, you need to have a paid membership to Nintendo Switch Online for your Nintendo Account and have access to an internet connection.

A voucher can only be used for a pre-order if the expiry date for the voucher is after the release date for the product.

*To encounter Pokémon featured in Tera Raid Battle events, players need to have downloaded the latest Poké Portal News. Poké Portal News will automatically download if their Nintendo Switch system is connected to the internet.