‘Mind-Blown’- Veteran Developer Reacts Positively to Bringing Classic Nintendo Series on Switch Online

Published 12/18/2021, 2:02 PM EST
A Nintendo Switch home console fitted with Joy Con controllers photographed on a tabletop, taken on March 7, 2017. (Photo by James Sheppard/Future via Getty Images)


Nintendo is actively making headways to become the best gaming platform for gamers the world over. The studio recently launched another fantastic OLED variant of its mega-successful Switch device in 2021. In addition to that, the studio continues to grow the roster of the Nintendo Switch Online library with each passing year.

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Previous the live subscription could only support two legacy consoles and now with the new expansion pack, the studio has welcomed 2 more amazing devices in Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis. Moreover, the studio has also offered DLC expansion of the ground-breaking life simulation franchise, Animal Crossing New Horizon.

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The veteran game developer welcomes Nintendo Switch Online service

Veteran game developer, Eugene Jarvis, took part in a recent AMA hosted on the official subreddit thread. Eugene has worked on various groundbreaking projects, including Cruis’n Series and he is also the CEO of Raw Thrills.

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He took on a ton of amazing questions raised by the community, but one particular interaction stood out. The developer was quizzed about the latest development in the Switch Online service, and how it has welcomed all the legendary titles from more consoles.

Hi, I’m Eugene Jarvis – Founder of Raw Thrills and Creator of the Cruis’n Series. Ask Me Anything! from NintendoSwitch

Eugene seemed quite pleased with the new live subscription service, and how it boosted Switch’s potential. Fan quizzed him about his opinion and what he thought about the possibility of more Nintendo 64 titles being added to the roster.

Fan’s question,” Around the time blast was coming out, you said in an interview you’d be interested in possibly porting the cruis’n N64 trilogy to switch. Now with the announcement of N64 games on Nintendo Switch Online, do you think there’s a possibility we could see those games on that service?”

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In return, Eugene offered his honest reaction to the news and shared his insights about the new expansion.

“I’d love to see it happen! I’ll talk to Miyamoto and see what we can do!!”

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Moreover, Switch’s online live subscription service could have been the studio’s response to Game Pass. However, the latest introduction of the expansion pack and its exorbitant pricing infuriated the community.

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Ayank Chourasia

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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. He has been writing since 2016 across various fields, having done his BBA from T.I.

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