REDMOND, Wash .– (BUSINESS WIRE) –On May 15, classic NES games Donkey Kong Jr., Clu Clu Land and VS. Excitebike are coming to the Nintendo Entertainment System - Nintendo Switch Online collection, bringing its total number of games to more than 40. That's dozens of classic games that can be played on Nintendo Switch system anytime and anywhere with a Nintendo Switch Online membership, with even more games on the way!

  • Donkey Kong Jr. - Based on the popular arcade game, Donkey Kong Jr. is the sequel to the immensely successful Donkey Konggame. Play as Donkey Kong's son, and to rescue your dad who was kidnapped and imprisoned in a cage by Mario. Climbing abilities, clambering up and catching chains, catching fruit and keys, and open the cage to free your father. Make sure you avoid the pesky birds, nasty electric sparks and creepy chompers. Four different worlds filled with numerous climbing and jumping puzzles await you in this timeless classic.
  • VS. Excitebike - Fans love the Excitebike game for its frenetic races, high stakes and sweet jumps. With this game, you can take it to the next level with the Famicom disk version of VS. Excitebike - complete with two-player split screen. Create tracks from 20 classic Excitebike track parts, and go for a best time or take on friends. Racing is even more exciting when the rivalries are real. You can also try out the single-player mode in VS. Excitebike. It adds tracks, music and the ability to save your high score.
  • Clu Clu Land - The greedy Sea Urchins have stolen all of Clu Clu Land's gold bars and buried them in a series of mazes. As Bubbles, a good bubble fish, you'll set out to uncover all gold bars in each maze. With 20, you need to bring along a friend for help.

These three games join classics like Super Mario Bros. 3, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda and many others, all of which have been enhanced with online features.

Nintendo Switch Online members also have access to free software downloads Tetris® 99 as a special offer. The game includes online events like the Tetris 99 MAXIMUS CUP events.

Other features of the Nintendo Switch Online service includes online backup and Save Data Cloud backup in compatible games, plus a smartphone app that enhances features of supported games.

The Nintendo Switch Online app now includes Smash World, a new service for the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game. With Smash World, players can use mobile devices to view recommended gameplay videos and custom stage downloads created in the game's Stage Builder mode to their game, providing more ways to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate experience with others.

To make playing NES games feel more authentic, Nintendo Switch Online members with a paid membership can buy Nintendo Entertainment System controllers * that are compatible with Nintendo Switch by visiting

For more information about Nintendo Switch Online

Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required. Persistent Internet, compatible smartphone and Nintendo Account age 13 + required to use app. Data charges may apply. Online play, Save Data Cloud and Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app features available in compatible games. Not available in all countries. The Nintendo Account User Agreement, including the Purchase and Subscription terms, apply.

* Limit one purchase for Nintendo Account with paid Nintendo Switch Online individual or family membership. Offer not available for trial membership. The Nintendo Entertainment System - Nintendo Switch Online collection of games.

Clu Clu Land © 1984 Nintendo.
Donkey Kong © 1981 Nintendo.
Donkey Kong Jr. © 1982 Nintendo.
The Legend of Zelda © 1986 Nintendo.
Super Mario Bros. 3 © 1988 Nintendo.
Tetris ® & © 1985 ~ 2019 Tetris Holding.
VS. Excitebike © 1988 Nintendo.

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Eddie Garcia

Rich George