All games in the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack: N64 and Sega Genesis titles

All DLC on Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack

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In addition to N64 and Sega Genesis classics, the Expansion Pack gives subscribers access to some extra downloadable content (DLC) for existing Nintendo Switch games. You do need to have the base game in order to play these expansions. 

It's also worth noting that you lose access to this DLC if your subscription isn't renewed. If you don't like the idea of losing access without a membership, you can also purchase these expansions separately from Nintendo.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Happy Home Paradise

This Animal Crossing: New Horizons DLC centers around build villagers their dream vacation home. The villager will tell you what vacation means to them and you will have access to building and decoration materials to use as you see fit. Bring out your creativity and make dreams come true!

The Happy Home Paradise DLC for Animal Crossing: New Horizons is automatically applied to your game, if you have it, once you purchase the membership. You will need to make sure you have an internet connection to use it this way.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Booster Course Pass

Another DLC included is the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass. This DLC comes out in waves with the last wave expected to release sometime in 2023. As with any DLC received through membership, you will have to have an internet connection to start playing.

With the Booster Course Pass, players will enjoy 48 new courses including old favorites and courses based on real places. With so much more to explore, this DLC offers many hours of additional gameplay to one of the best games on the Nintendo Switch.

Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion

Expansion Pack subscribers who own Splatoon 2 on Switch can access the Octo Expansion which provides a single-player platforming campaign with 80 missions to work through. Players take on the role of Agent 8, an intelligent Octoling who must battle challenging opponents and solve puzzles in order to uncover her past and make he way to the surface. 

Play old favorites in a new way

The N64 and Sega Genesis had a lot of classic games that have been long-standing favorites in the video game community. Now the whole family can enjoy these titles any time and anywhere with the Nintendo Switch and the Online + Expansion Pass membership. As you get ready to enjoy them on the go, make sure you have the best accessories for your Nintendo Switch to keep it safe and keep you comfortable.

Rebecca Spear
Gaming Editor

Gaming aficionado Rebecca Spear is iMore's dedicated gaming editor with a focus on Nintendo Switch and iOS gaming. You’ll never catch her without her Switch or her iPad Air handy. If you’ve got a question about Pokémon, The Legend of Zelda, or just about any other Nintendo series check out her guides to help you out. Rebecca has written thousands of articles in the last six years including hundreds of extensive gaming guides, previews, and reviews for both Switch and Apple Arcade. She also loves checking out new gaming accessories like iPhone controllers and has her ear to the ground when it comes to covering the next big trend.