Monthly Recap

Nintendo Switch Online Monthly Recap: DECEMBER

23 December 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!

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

New game added to the catalogue:

Pre-order Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon now!

New DLC added

Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack members can now play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass Wave 3** at no additional cost.

A look back on December’s Game Trial

Between 06/12 and 12/12, Nintendo Switch Online members could play the full game: River City Girls. Those who wanted to own the game after could save 50% when purchasing River City Girls from Nintendo eShop between 17/11 and 12/12.

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 Super NES Software; Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island

  • Play Nintendo 64 Software; The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Yoshi's Story and F-Zero X

Play the featured software within the designated timeframe to complete the missions.

Redeem Platinum Points for icon parts:

  • Past icon parts are returning daily - Between 23/12/2022 and 08/01/2023, past icon parts are returning as daily special rewards!

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons – December

  • Splatoon 3

  • Nintendo 64 - December

You can complete missions in the Nintendo Switch Online app on your Nintendo Switch device or on My Nintendo to earn more Platinum Points! Learn more about Missions & Rewards.

Join the Nintendo Switch Online community in the latest Nintendo Australia & New Zealand tournaments!

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: AU/NZ Summer Open


Participants could earn 50 My Nintendo Platinum Points for participating, plus had a chance to win exclusive prize packs including up to 1000 My Nintendo Gold Points!

A free software update!

Fun fact

Did you know 36 SEGA Mega Drive games are available to play with a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership? And there’s more coming soon!

We hope you enjoyed your monthly Nintendo Switch Online recap!

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