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    How to Start an Online Game (Nintendo Switch Online Classic Games)

    Description:

    Instructions on how to start an online game using Nintendo Entertainment System™ – Nintendo Switch Online, Super Nintendo Entertainment System™ – Nintendo Switch Online, Nintendo 64™ – Nintendo Switch Online and SEGA Mega Drive – Nintendo Switch Online software.

    Important:

    Additional Information:

    • An active Nintendo Switch Online membership and internet access are required to play Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online and Super Nintendo Entertainment System –  Nintendo Switch Online games online.
    • An active Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership and internet access are required to play Nintendo 64 – Nintendo Switch Online and SEGA Mega Drive – Nintendo Switch Online games online.

    Complete These Steps:

    1. Access the Nintendo Switch Online software you want to play a game from.
    2. From the menu on the left, select Play Online. You can opt to set a passcode for the online game, which you will then need to share with the other player(s).
    3. You can begin playing while you wait for the other player(s) to join the game by selecting Play While You Wait.
      • A notification will briefly appear on the screen once another player joins the game.