Nintendo News: Wave Race 64 brings surf, sand and speed to Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack August 19

REDMOND, Washington.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jump into your craft and feel the roar of the waves as another classic game is about to make a splash in the burgeoning Nintendo 64 library on the Nintendo Switch system! From August 19, the wave race64 will be available to everyone with a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership.

Coming soon to the Nintendo 64 Collection – Nintendo Switch Online, Wave Race 64 is a fast and smooth racing game originally released shortly after the launch of the Nintendo 64 system in 1996. Choose from one of four watercraft racers, each with their own unique abilities and style, and try capture glory in Championship Mode, race around the tracks in Time Trials, perform tricks in Stunt Mode or challenge a friend in 2P VS. Fashion.*

Wave Race 64 offers nine challenging routes spread across scenic locations. Soar with dolphins on the golden shores of Sunset Bay, sail under the bright lights and tall buildings of Twilight City, feel the crashing waves on Sunny Beach or relax on the icy waters of Glacier Coast, to to name a few. Additionally, race conditions will change with the weather, making the water choppy or covering the course in fog. The waves will even respond to how you and your rivals move!

The wet and wild Wave Race 64 is just one of many sports and racing games now available on Nintendo Switch, including other Nintendo 64 games Mario Kart 64, F-Zero X, Mario Golf™, and Mario Tennisas well as Nintendo Switch games such as the Mario Golf after Mario Golf: Super Rush, nintendo switch Sports and Mario Strikers: Battle Leagueamong many others.

The Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack subscription plan offers all the same benefits as a Nintendo Switch Online subscription, but with access to a library of classic Nintendo 64 and SEGA Genesis games with additional online play. A paid subscription to Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack also grants access to the animal crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise, Mario Kart 8 deluxe – Booster course pass and Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion DLC** at no additional cost.

Members of both Nintendo Switch Online plans can enjoy online play and the Save Data Cloud feature in a wide selection of compatible games, as well as access to over 100 classic NES games. and Super NES games, a smartphone application that enhances the functionality of supported games and competitive online battle play PAC-MAN 99.

Both plans also offer a great way to connect and play compatible games online with friends and family around the world. With online play in compatible games like Mario Golf: super rush, animal crossing: New Horizons, Pokemon Legends: Arceus, Splatoon 2, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and many more, a Nintendo Switch Online membership can help you experience all that Nintendo Switch has to offer.

For more information on all the benefits and services available with Nintendo Switch Online and Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack subscriptions, and to find out more about a free seven-day trial of Nintendo Switch Online, visit the Nintendo section Switch Online on the Nintendo Switch HOME Menu or visit

Nintendo Switch Online membership or Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. A Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack subscription is required to access the Nintendo 64 – Nintendo Switch Online and SEGA Genesis – Nintendo Switch Online game libraries. The Nintendo Switch Online free trial automatically converts to an auto-renewing one-month subscription unless auto-renewal is turned off at the end of the free trial. Credit card/PayPal account required for ages 18 and over. The free trial cannot be redeemed for a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership or by a Nintendo Account with an active individual or family membership. Persistent Internet, compatible smartphone, and Nintendo Account 13+ required to access certain online features on the app, including voice chat. Data charges may apply. Online features, Save Data Cloud, and Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app features available in compatible games. Not available in all countries. The Nintendo Account User Agreement, including terms of purchase and subscription,

*Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately.

** Full game version required to use DLC for this game. Sold separately.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons © 2020 Nintendo

F-Zero X © 1998 Nintendo

Mario Golf © 1999 Nintendo/CAMELOT

Mario Golf: Super Rush © Nintendo/CAMELOT

Mario Kart 64 © 1996 Nintendo

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe © 2017 Nintendo

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Mario Tennis © 2000 Nintendo/CAMELOT

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Splatoon 2 © 2017 Nintendo

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate © 2018 Nintendo Original game: © Nintendo / HAL Laboratory, Inc.

Wave Racing © 1996 Nintendo. Kawasaki trademarks are used with permission from Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.

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