Saturday, October 23rd, 2021

Don’t worry, the 3D All-Star Super Mario 64 is still likely to be the definitive switch version

Super Mario 64 found in Super Mario 3D All-Stars (Image: Nintendo)

Nintendo announced last month that Nintendo 64 games will be available on the Switch Online service in the form of paid upgrades called “expansion packs.”

I’ve had a lot of questions so far, Keep coming What is the version of Super Mario 64 Can I get the service? Nintendo has included the game’s Shindo iteration in “Limited Time” as Mario’s 35th installment last year. Super Mario 3D All Stars A collection with updated resolutions and more.

So what about the Switch Online version?Nintendo hasn’t yet confirmed exactly what we’re getting, but we Official website screenshot And we compared it with our own images from the 3D All Stars version. As you can see, the N64 Switch Online version looks like a standard ROM, as you can imagine.It is also proposed Might be so Is Shindo version -Which is better or worse, depending on who you talk to …

Nintendo Switch Online:

Super Mario 64-Switch Online
Super Mario 64-Switch Online (image: Nintendo)

Super Mario 3D All Stars:

Super Mario 3D All Stars
Super Mario 3D All Stars (Image: Nintendo Life)

Here’s what we had to say about the Super Mario 64 upgrade on the Super Mario 3D All-Star in the Nintendo Life review:

“The Super Mario 64 is probably the most impressive upgrade. It may just have been upscaled to 720p here, but the fact that it was originally running at 240p is three times the number of vertical lines. This means you get a nice upscale. The result is a nice looking version of the game …

“… you get a sharper side as well as the polygonal elements of the game. Nintendo also took some time to redo all the sprite-based elements. Probably the most noticeable upgrade is this move. All texts are wonderfully smooth, the life and star count counters you have are sharp, and even look like snow falling in the winter stages many Better. “

So, simply put, if Nintendo has any difficulty making this particular N64 Classic available shortly after the limited-time 3D Mario release, the 3D all-star version of the game is still definitely the definitive switch version. (If you are a fan of the Shindo version)-With all the modern touches that make Switch look better than ever.

It’s clear that this isn’t the only issue with Switch Online these days. Earlier this week, Nintendo calmed down some concerns and confirmed that the N64 game would run at 60Hz in Europe. Huh!

What do you think about the introduction of the Mario 64 in Switch Online’s N64 launch lineup? Please comment below.