If you’re the kind of nostalgic who loves products like the Analogue Pocket, take a seat. All indications are that Nintendo is setting the stage for The Nintendo Switch, its flagship console, is capable of emulating Game Boy games.a laptop that marked an era in both the 90s and early 2000s.

Origin of information well-known 4chan forumwhere the series of files that make up the aforementioned Game Boy and GBA emulators was published. These emulators, whose codenames “Hiyoko” (play boy) and “sloop” (Gameboy Advance), were jointly developed by NERDacronyms that refer to Nintendo European Research & Development, a division of the company that also developed other emulators for the Nintendo Switch.

Twitter account @trashbandatcoot guarantees that both emulators are even functional, except for some bugs. What’s more, he posted several screenshots of various Game Boy Advance games running normally using the aforementioned Nintendo Switch emulator.

The above user also published list with games found in the emulatedr from the Game Boy Advance (Sloop), and as such it could be available as soon as Nintendo makes this new emulator official for the Switch. Also mentions four other games found on the Game Boy emulator (Hiyoko).

Game Boy Advance (GBA) games found in the Sloop emulator

  1. Astro Boy: The Omega Factor
  2. Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow
  3. Drilling bulldozer
  4. F-Zero: Top Speed
  5. Fire Emblem: Holy Stones
  6. Gallery of games and clocks 4
  7. golden sun
  8. Golden Sun: The Lost Age
  9. Gunstar Super Heroes
  10. Kirby and the Amazing Mirror
  11. Kuru Kuru Kururin
  12. Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga
  13. Mario Golf: Preliminary Tour
  14. Mario Kart Super Track
  15. Mario Tennis: Power Tour
  16. Mario vs. Donkey Kong
  17. Megaman Battlenet 2
  18. Mega Man Zero 3
  19. Metroid Fusion
  20. Metroid Mission Zero
  21. mr driller 2
  22. Ninja Five-O
  23. pokemon pinball
  24. Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros 3
  25. Super Robot Taisen: Original Generation
  26. Ogre Tactics: Knight Lodis
  27. Earth Vario 4
  28. WarioWare Inc: Minigame Mania
  29. Super Mario Advance 3: Yoshi’s Island
  30. The Legend of Zelda: Minish Cap

Game Boy games found in Hiyoko emulator for Nintendo Switch

  1. super mario land
  2. The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
  3. xix
  4. tetris

When will these emulators be available on Nintendo Switch?

Now, it is unknown when and how Nintendo will be able to sell these emulators. for its stellar Nintendo Switch console. However, looking at the company’s strategy, everything suggests that these products will be part of the Nintendo Switch Online subscription, just like other previous console emulators.

Nintendo Switch Online is available in two different plans: the Standard variant, which includes multiplayer in addition to some extra padding; and an expansion pack option that adds some DLC for Nintendo games (such as Animal Crossing or Mario Kart) to an online connection. This last package also offers the ability to play some N64 games through an emulator. Therefore, it would not be surprising if the Game Boy and GBA emulators follow the same path and are only available to those highest-level Nintendo Switch Online subscribers.

Source: Hiper Textual

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