We’ve been expecting you, Mr. Bond
During today’s Nintendo Direct presentation, the publisher revealed that one of the most popular Nintendo 64 titles of all time, Rare’s GoldenEye 007, will be heading to the Nintendo Switch Online service at some point in the near future. Rare would also announce that the same release will be made available on Xbox platforms via the Xbox Game Pass service.
Many had wondered whether the 1998 classic would ever show its face on the Switch, or any modern gaming service, given its tangled mess of licensing deals. It seems, however, that Rare, Nintendo, and Xbox have managed to cross the i’s and dotted the t’s, and the multiplayer classic will soon be available to Nintendo Switch Online subscribers and Xbox platforms. Online multiplayer has been confirmed for the Switch release, but the Xbox Game Pass version may be local only.
GoldenEye 007 is “coming soon” to Nintendo Switch Online and Xbox Game Pass.
You can check out the full range of upcoming Nintendo Switch Online titles in the video below
Other upcoming N64 games include Mario Party, Mario Party 2, and Pilotwings 64 in 2022. And next year, Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack subscribers are also getting 1080 Snowboarding, Excitebike 64, Mario Party 3, Pokémon Stadium, and Pokémon Stadium 2.