Banjo-Kazooie is coming to Nintendo Switch Online in January – CNET

The N64 classic arrives on Nintendo’s subscription service on Jan. 20.
Guh-huh! Banjo-Kazooie is among the upcoming N64 games for Switch. 
Banjo-Kazooie is the next Nintendo 64 title coming to the Nintendo Switch Online service, Nintendo has announced. The beloved platforming game is slated to join the service’s N64 library on Jan. 20.
Once live, players will be able to access the game through the Nintendo 64 – Nintendo Switch Online app, which is available as part of the Nintendo Switch Online plus Expansion Pack plan. This premium tier includes all the features from the base Switch Online subscription along with a library of classic N64 and Sega Genesis games, as well as Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Happy Home Paradise DLC.
Embark on a wild quest with an unlikely pair! The adventures of Banjo and Kazooie begin here!

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An individual Switch Online plus Expansion Pack subscription costs $50 per year, while a family plan costs $80. The latter covers up to eight Nintendo accounts across multiple systems.
The Switch Online plus Expansion Pack plan launched in October with nine N64 games, including Super Mario 64, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and Mario Kart 64. Paper Mario was the first game to be added to the library post-launch, arriving on Dec. 10, while five more Sega Genesis games were added on Dec. 16.
More N64 games are also on the way to the service. Nintendo previously confirmed that The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, Pokemon Snap, Kirby 64 and other titles will be added to the library in the future. The company has also said that additional Sega Genesis games are planned, as well.
One of the other free games Switch Online subscribers can download is Tetris 99, a battle royale-style spin on the classic puzzler. It is hosting a new Maximus Cup event later this month featuring an unlockable theme based on Pokemon Legends: Arceus. 
In other Switch news, Nintendo has launched a year in review website that shows players their most played Switch games and other stats from 2021. Switch Online members can also play the delightful puzzle game Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker for free from Jan. 13 to Jan. 20.


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