Monthly Recap

Nintendo Switch Online Monthly Recap: AUGUST

26 August 2022

There’s so much to experience with Nintendo Switch Online, so let’s take a look at all the new updates from the month!

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass Wave 2 added to Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack!

Wave 2 of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass* is out now!

Race around eight additional courses, including the brand new Sky-High Sundae! Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack members have access at no additional cost.

New to the growing Nintendo Entertainment System and Super Nintendo Entertainment System library of games

Nintendo Entertainment System:


Super Nintendo Entertainment System:

  • Fighter’s History

  • Kirby's Avalanche

New to the growing Nintendo 64 library of games

Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack members have exclusive access to play Nintendo 64 games.

  • Wave Race 64

TETRIS® 99 Grand Prix

Nintendo Switch Online members had the chance to compete in online battles in the 30th TETRIS® 99 Grand Prix and collect at least 10 event points to unlock each custom theme in TETRIS® 99 permanently.

Save up to AU $35.00 / NZ $41.45 with Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers.

A New game added to the catalogue:

  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3

Play the latest games with online functionality

Pair your Nintendo Switch Online membership with some of the newest games available for purchase on Nintendo eShop:

A look back on August’s Game Trial

Between 18/08 and 24/08, Nintendo Switch Online members could play the full game: Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA.

Game Trials are announced on the Nintendo Switch Online app on your Nintendo Switch device, so stay tuned for the next one!

Check out some of the latest icon parts and missions added to Missions & Rewards

Complete Missions:

  • Play Nintendo Entertainment System Software; Mario's Super Picross

Redeem Platinum Points for icon parts:

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons - August

  • Kirby and the Forgotten Land - August

  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - August

  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3 – August

Missed out? Keep an eye on the Nintendo Switch Online app so you don’t miss the latest updates!

Fun fact

Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online launched with only 20 games and now it’s a growing catalogue of over 75 games.

We hope you enjoyed your monthly Nintendo Switch Online recap!

*Please note: waves of courses cannot be purchased individually. A copy of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Nintendo Switch is required to use the contents of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass.

Multiplayer requires one compatible controller per player. Additional controllers (sold separately) may be required.

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