Monthly Recap

Nintendo Switch Online Magazine: September Edition

28 September 2023

Happy September! It is officially Springtime!

Want to find out what the new season has in store for Nintendo Switch Online members? Find out right here, at Nintendo Switch Online Magazine: September Edition!

The Road to the Flower Kingdom Is Now Open!

In the weeks leading up to the release of Super Mario Bros. Wonder, we have prepared exclusive weekly missions for Nintendo Switch Online members in Australia and New Zealand!

This week you can play the NES classic – Super Mario Bros. to earn 30 Platinum Points!

Make sure you visit back each week to experience the next classic adventure and complete the next mission as we get closer to Super Mario Bros. Wonder launch!

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: AU/NZ Championship!

To determine the Australian and New Zealand Mario Kart 8 Deluxe champions, six online qualifiers took place this month. The finalists will have the exciting opportunity to compete at PAX 2023 in October!

Stay tuned for more information!

Lightning-Fast F-ZERO Racing with a 99-Player Twist!

F-ZERO 99 is now available as an exclusive offer for Nintendo Switch Online members!

99 racers, one winner! F-ZERO 99 delivers all the action of the original Super NES game, with the added twist of online play. Take on players from around the world and race to be the last machine standing!

New to the Nintendo Switch Online Classic Games Library

The NES Library Welcomes Two Additions This Month

  • Joy Mech Fight

  • Downtown Nekketsu March Super-Awesome Field Day!

Super NES Classic Kirby’s Star Stacker Joins Nintendo Switch Online

Join Kirby as he stacks the falling stars with help from his friends!

Game Boy Classic: Quest for Camelot Is Here!

Can you save Camelot and Arthur’s kingdom?

Kirby & The Amazing Mirror Puffs onto Game Boy Advance Classic Library

The Mirror World needs you! Solve puzzles and take out baddies solo or with up to three friends in Kirby & The Amazing Mirror – now available for Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack members!

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

With Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers, you can pre-order Super Mario Bros. Wonder and redeem another game from a growing catalogue of over 80 titles and save up to AU $35.00 / NZ $41.45 (inc. GST)!

Did you know you can also pre-order these new games from the Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers catalogue?

  • Princess Peach: Showtime!

  • Mario vs. Donkey Kong

  • Another Code: Recollection

Share the Smiles with Online Play

Take out rivals and team up with friends online in these new titles:

A Look Back on September’s Game Trial

Between 19/09 – 25/09, Nintendo Switch Online members could play the full game: Slay the Spire and save 66% when purchasing the game from Nintendo eShop before 01/10.

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

Get Involved with Special Online Events

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

Mewtwo with the Mightiest Mark appeared in black crystal Tera Raid Battles from 01/09 – 18/09.

From 22/09 – 25/09, Slither Wing appeared in Tera Raid Battles in the Pokémon Scarlet game and Iron Moth appeared in Tera Raid Battles in the Pokémon Violet game.

Lead your team to victory in new Splatfest events!

Who would be the best leader?

From 09/09 – 11/09, players were able to choose between Shiver, Frye or Big Man in this special Splatfest to celebrate one year since the game's launch! Congratulations to the winning team, Shiver!

Compete in online TETRIS® 99 Grand Prix battles!

From 29/09 – 03/10 players who collect at least 100 event points unlock the Xenoblade Chronicles 3 theme in TETRIS® 99 permanently.

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

A New Season of Splatoon 3 Has Arrived!

Drizzle Season has arrived in Splatoon 3 via a free update, bringing with it new gear, weapons and fresh activities for the residents of Splatsville to enjoy!

Check Out the Latest Missions & Rewards

Play NES software:

  • Excitebike before 03/10 to earn 50 Platinum Points!

  • Super Mario Bros. before 1/10 to earn 30 Platinum Points!

Use your Platinum Points to redeem these icon parts:

  • Splatoon 3

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Additionally, these icon parts were available this month:

  • Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet

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

Fun Fact

Did you know the original F-ZERO game was released in Japan on 21/11/1990 for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System? The game has now been remade as F-ZERO 99, a 99-player online battle royale.

Download for free with your Nintendo Switch Online membership!

Happy gaming, everyone! Watch out for more Nintendo Switch Online fun in spooky October!

Nintendo Account is required to receive and redeem points. Terms apply (

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.