Monthly Recap

Nintendo Switch Online Monthly Recap: JULY 2023

28 July 2023

Can you believe we're already in the second half of the year? Time flies when you're having fun with friends... and this month is no different!

Welcome to Monthly Recap: July Edition!

What’s New?

Found all the shrines in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom? Craving more titles from The Legend of Zelda series? Why not try these newly added The Legend of Zelda titles in the Game Boy classic games library!

Game Boy – Nintendo Switch Online

  • The Legend of Zelda™: Oracle of Ages™

  • The Legend of Zelda™: Oracle of Seasons™

Nintendo 64 Controllers Are Back in Stock!

Enjoy Nintendo 64 games in authentic fashion – using a full-size Nintendo 64 style wireless controller!

Scan the QR code or head to to find out more!

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

With Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers, you can now redeem and play Pikmin 4 and another game from a growing catalogue of over 80 titles! Discover a strange new world inhabited by tiny plant-like creatures in this latest installment!

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

  • Detective Pikachu Returns

  • Super Mario Bros. Wonder

  • Super Mario RPG

  • WarioWare™: Move It!

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass: Wave 5 Out Now!

Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack members can now play Wave 5 of the Mario Kart™ 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass DLC at no additional cost!

Share the Smiles with Online Play

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

A Look Back on July’s Game Trial

Between 03/07 – 09/07, Nintendo Switch Online members could play the full game: Two Point Campus and save 33% when purchasing the game from Nintendo eShop before 17/07.

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

Get Involved with Special Online Events

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

Between 07/07 – 10/07 and 14/07 – 17/07, Delphox with the Mightiest Mark appeared in black crystal Tera Raid Battles.

Lead your team to victory in new Splatfest events!

From 15/07 – 17/07, Splatoon 3 players were able to choose between Vanilla, Strawberry, or Mint Chip in this sweet Splatfest. Congratulations to the winning team, Vanilla!

Compete in online TETRIS® 99 Grand Prix battles!

From 07/07 – 11/07, players who collected at least 100 event points unlocked the Pikmin 4 theme in TETRIS® 99 permanently.

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 Game Boy software: Super Mario Land™ 2 – 6 Golden Coins™ before 01/08 to earn 50 Platinum Points!

You can choose a whole new look for your profile with these freshest designs:

  • Splatoon 3

  • Pikmin Series

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons - July

Missed out? Keep an eye on the Nintendo Switch Online app to get the latest updates!

Fun Fact

Did you know you can find previous Splatfest and Big Run results, as well as future event announcements through the SplatNet 3 service in the Nintendo Switch Online app?

Download the Nintendo Switch Online app, available for iPhone and Android devices!

Happy gaming, everyone! See you next month for some more Nintendo Switch Online fun!

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.

*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.