• Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack: How to use suspend points with N64 and Sega Genesis games

    2 monthes ago - By iMore

    In the Sept. 23 Nintendo Direct , the company announced that with the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack players will be able to enjoy select N64 and Sega Genesis games. One of the great features that adds a bit of modernism to these old favorites is the use of suspend points. We're excited to use them as we play these classic games. Here's everything you need to know about them.
    What is a suspend point?
    Suspend points are a place where you can save, or suspend, your game to pick it up at that same point when you continue later or in case you hit game over. While most of the N64 and...
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  • The Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack doesn't let you remap controls

    The Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack doesn't let you remap controls

    2 monthes ago - By iMore

    First-time players of these games may not be too happy.
    What you need to know
    Nintendo Switch Online is a service that offers exclusive games and online play.
    The service's Expansion Pack includes Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis games.
    Control mapping is not supported for these titles.
    When it comes to retro games, Nintendo is known for being set on replicating a 1:1 experience compared to how things were when older games originally launched. If anything, it strives for authenticity, which is why the company is so calculated about which retro games they re-release onto newer hardware.
    The...
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  • The Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack has some serious lag issues

    The Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack has some serious lag issues

    2 monthes ago - By iMore

    In the words of Mario, "Oh no!"
    What you need to know
    Nintendo Switch Online allows players to play retro games together via the internet.
    The Expansion Pack allows up to four players to play Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis games.
    Some users are experiencing severe input lag when playing games in multiplayer.
    The Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack boasted the ability to play Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis in multiplayer mode. For some, playing games like Mario Kart 64 with friends online was a huge draw, as the multiplayer function is what made consoles like the Nintendo 64 so...
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