That’s not all! You can also play Earthbound’s predecessor, known as Mother in Japan. It’s not nearly as highly regarded as Earthbound, but it’s still worth checking out now that it’s included with Switch Online.
We’ve known about this reboot of the classic Advance Wars GBA series for a while, but the latest Nintendo Direct dropped its all-important release date. Delayed from December 2021, it’s now hitting Switch in April.
Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series collects the two sort-of-forgotten Klonoa platformers, originally released on PlayStation and PS2. Despite great reviews, the series never sold well, so this could be Klonoa’s chance to get the appreciation it deserves.
Live A Live may be one of the most important games ever made, despite being nearly unknown outside of Japan. It takes place over seven distinct eras, with wildly different art and gameplay for each section. The original was made by a team of RPG superstars and went on to inspire future designers, like Undertale’s Toby Fox.