Why it matters: The official Nintendo UK Twitter account confirmed today that when Switch owners in Europe play classic Nintendo 64 games added to Switch Online, they will be at 60Hz in English. This comforts many who have bad memories of 50Hz gaming back in the days of PAL CRTs.
In this announcement, Nintendo UK also confirmed that for some games, European users can choose PAL versions to play in other languages. Nintendo hasn't mentioned which game offers this option. In late October. Games shown by Nintendo UK in their ad include Super Mario 64, Dr. Mario 64, Star Fox 64, Sin and Punishment, Yoshi Story, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Mario Tennis, Mario Kart 64 and WinBack.
All Nintendo 64 games with the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack can be played on 60Hz versions in English. Select games can also play the original European version of PAL with language options. pic.twitter.com/gS0ajmtxnY- Nintendo UK October 11, 2021
Nintendo plans to add more games like Paper Mario, The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask, Pokemon Snap, and Banjo in the future. Kazui and other items. The subscription service now offers a range of games for the mainstream Nintendo and Super NES entertainment systems. N64 and Genesis games will cost an additional cost on top of your existing subscription.
When Nintendo announced the N64 games, many European fans were concerned that they might upgrade to the 50Hz PAL versions of those games in Europe.
For those who don't know, the old tube TVs used in Europe (among other parts of the world) were PAL TVs that displayed images at 50Hz versus 60Hz in Japan and North America. NTSC TVs To match this, European versions of games for older consoles ran at a lower frame rate until PlayStation 2. This setting is no longer necessary for modern flat-screen monitors, something people use to play Switch Online games. One of the reasons users were concerned about European Switch Online was that when Nintendo re-released classic games on the virtual console on the Wii and Wii U, it was 50Hz.
Nintendo has confirmed that Switch Online N64 games will have a 60Hz version in English
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