The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages & Seasons are now on Switch
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The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages & Seasons are now on Switch

Aug 22, 2023

The Game Boy Color titles are available to anyone with a Switch Online subscription

Nintendo [3,843 articles]" href="">Nintendo has added two more classic Zelda games to the Nintendo Switch [3,819 articles]" href="">Switch.

The Legend of Zelda (Series) [318 articles]" href="">The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages and The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons are now both available as part of the console’s Game Boy library on Switch Online.

Both games were released for the Game Boy Color on the same day in 2001, and were developed by Flagship, a subsidiary of Capcom [605 articles]" href="">Capcom.

Played from an overhead perspective similar to other early Zelda games like A Link to the Past and Link’s Awakening, both titles have entirely separate storylines but have a linked ending.

Oracle of Ages is set in the land of Labrynna, and sees Link taking on Veran, an evil Sorceress of Shadows.

Oracle of Seasons, meanwhile, is set in a different world called Holodrum and has Link trying to rescue the oracle Din from the ruthless General Onox.

Upon finishing one of the games, players will get a password which can be entered into the other game. This makes the second game serve as the continuation of the plot (rather than a separate adventure), and reveals an extra dungeon at the end where players can see the true ending.

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The addition of both games now brings the total number of Game Boy and Game Boy Color titles on the service to 15. The full list is as follows:

Game Boy and Game Boy Color games are available via a Switch Online subscription, and a further 11 Game Boy Advance games are available through its Expansion Pack tier. Most recently, Nintendo added Fire Emblem to the GBA library.

Nintendo has previously confirmed that Pokémon video games [593 articles]" href="">Pokemon: Trading Card Game will be coming to the Game Boy library in the future, while upcoming Game Boy Advance games include Kirby and the Amazing Mirror, F-Zero: Maximum Velocity and Golden Sun.

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