Three Sega Genesis / Mega Drive Games Have Been Added To Switch Online’s Expansion Pack


Well, it’s happened again! Following on from scheduled maintenance for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive Switch Online app, it’s now been updated with another three classic games.

The latest editions include Sonic Spinball, Shining Force II and Space Harrier II. Here’s the full rundown, courtesy of the PR:

Gather your Emerald Power, shining hero, and spring into the Cosmic gate – three more out-of-this-world SEGA Genesis adventures are calling your name! Today, a trio of spin-tacular games have been added to the SEGA Genesis – Nintendo Switch Online library: Sonic The Hedgehog Spinball, Shining Force II and Space Harrier II. You can play them all right now on the Nintendo Switch system with a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership.

– In Sonic The Hedgehog Spinball, Dr. Robotnik’s fortress is a giant pinball machine! Help Sonic spin, bounce and bump through four different pinball zones made up of glittering caverns, slimy sewers, boiling lava and monstrous machinery to collect the Chaos Emeralds and save the inhabitants of Mobius from a mountain of trouble.

– Shining Force II joins the original Shining Force in the SEGA Genesis – Nintendo Switch Online library! In this tactical RPG fantasy adventure, you’re tasked with leading the titular Shining Force in cinematic battles against an ancient evil that threatens to overtake the land.

– Become the heroic Space Harrier in Space Harrier II and battle a bevy of wicked creatures in this frantic and challenging action game, which was one of the original launch titles for the SEGA Genesis!

And in case you’re wondering, Japan received the same three titles:

To play these games on your Switch, you’ll obviously need to have a Nintendo Switch Online membership and a subscription to the higher-priced Expansion Pack tier.

What do you think of these games? Have you tried out the Expansion Pack yet? Leave a comment below.



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