Nintendo Brings Back Five Classic Sega Genesis Titles Ahead of the Holidays

Published 12/17/2021, 6:45 AM EST


Nintendo expanded its gaming library by launching classic Sega games, and it’s already exciting for the fans. Nintendo and Sega never fail to surprise the fans with their amazing gaming titles. And both these gaming giants have been entertaining the fans through their partnership for so many decades. And now, the fans know well that Christmas is here, and it’s the beginning of the festival season. So, Nintendo just launched five classic Sega Genesis games ahead of the holidays.

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Post this announcement, the entire Nintendo community is happy. And it’s a moment of joy for all the Nintendo fans around the world. On the 17th of Dec 2021, Nintendo made this official announcement. Where they shared a video on their official YouTube channel featuring all these games.

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And all these five games are part of Nintendo’s online expansion pack. For the fans who are unfamiliar with the expansion pack. It means in order to play these games, fans need to have an online membership of Nintendo Switch.

Nintendo Switch Online membership, expansion pack, and games

It’s not just that Switch’s online membership will alone do the job. Fans will also need to have access to the most expensive expansion pack tier of this membership. It looks like enjoying these Sega Genesis games is not as cheap as the fans think it is. And for some fans, it can cause a hole in the wallets. Let’s have a look at all the classic Sega Titles that are added to Nintendo’s expansion pack:

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  • Altered Beast
  • ToeJam & Earl
  • Thunder Force II
  • Dynamite Headdy
  • Sword of Vermilion

To be honest, all these games are a great addition to the expansion pack. It’s a totally worth it deal for all the die-hard Sega fans. But, it’s unfortunate that these games are only exclusive to the expansion pack. Because of this, the other fans won’t have the luxury to enjoy these iconic games.

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Swetabh Shekhar

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Swetabh Shekhar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports and holds a Master's degree in Mass Communication. He has been playing video games since his childhood days and has witnessed the evolution of the gaming industry. GTA, Assassins Creed, Call of Duty, and The Walking Dead are some of his all-time favorites.

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