Last Updated on April 22, 2022
Further SEGA Genesis games (aka Mega Drive) classics are being added to the Nintendo Switch! The Nintendo Switch Online Library now includes Space Harrier II, Shining Force II, and Sonic The Hedgehog Spinball.
These SEGA Genesis games are available as part of the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership, the same subscription that also unlocks Nintendo 64 titles.
With these additions, 25 SEGA Mega Drive games are now available to play on the Switch. The library also includes Golden Axe, Strider, Shinobi 3, and many more.
Here are the details on the newly added SEGA Genesis games:
Relive some of the iconic games that defined SEGA Genesis. Today, three additional power-packed games have been added to the SEGA Genesis – Nintendo Switch Online library and are playable right now:
Space Harrier II
A celebrated launch title for the Genesis / Mega Drive. In this sequel to the popular 3D shoot-em-up, Harrier takes to the skies once more to defend Fantasy Land from a mysterious invader.
Shining Force II
The second entry in the popular tactical-RPG series, featuring even more strategic combat. Sir Astral’s squire, Bowie, must assemble an army of light from all the world’s races to stop evil from overtaking the land.
Sonic The Hedgehog Spinball
The world’s fastest hedgehog bursts onto the pinball scene in an all-new adventure! In this action pinball game anyone can pick up and enjoy, gather the Chaos Emeralds and save four worlds from Dr. Robotnik.
Learn more about these additions and everything else in the Nintendo Switch Online Library.
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