Nintendo has announced that the first three Super Mario Advance games will be added to the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack catalog later this month.
Super Mario Advance, Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2, and Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario Advance 3 will all be available for download starting May 26 at no additional cost to players subscribing to the $49.99 per year Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack, which provides access to games from eras Old Nintendo.
Super Mario Advance, Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2, and Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario Advance 3 are all coming #NintendoSwitch to #NintendoSwitchOnline + Members of the Expansion Pack on 5/26! here we are! pic.twitter.com/4oJ3KjwUyu
Nintendo of America May 19, 2023
Super Mario Advance is an upgrade from the 1988 NES platform Super Mario Bros. Ultimate. 2, where you control Mario, Luigi Peach, and Toad and master their telekinetic abilities. The game is bundled with an enhanced version of the Mario Bros. game. The classic, which saw the first plumber appear in the arcade with Luigi.
Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2 meanwhile is a Game Boy Advance revamp of the SNES classic, Super Mario World, and sees Mario fight against Bowser to liberate Dinosaur Island with Yoshi’s help. Players also have the option to play the entire adventure as Luigi, who builds his abilities taken from the first Super Mario Advance title.
Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario Advance 3 finally asks players to take control of Yoshi as he wanders colorful worlds in an effort to rescue Baby Mario from the clutches of the evil Magikoopa Kamek.
The trio will join the growing slate of plumber-focused platform and adventure games like Super Mario 64, Paper Mario, and Dr. Mario that are already part of Nintendo’s deluxe catalog subscription offering.
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