It’s time to reveal the latest gaming delights to hit the Nintendo Switch eShop. This week’s highlights include the long-awaiated return of N64 classic GoldenEye 007, along with a new SpongeBob title.

GoldenEye 007 was something of a phenomenon when it debuted in 1997 on the Nintendo 64. Fans have been clamouring for its return since N64 games were made available on the Switch. Now, that wait is over. The spy shooter will be available this Friday, January 27 for Online + Expansion Pack subscribers.

SpongeBob has a long history of gaming under his belt. His latest foray involves a wish-based mix-up that’s sure to cause all sorts of chaos. Residents of Bikini Bottom, watch out! This one hits the Switch on January 31.

If you’ve been enjoying Fire Emblem Engage, there’s a special cross-promotional activity occuring with mobile game Fire Emblem Heroes. Playing Heroes will unlock a special in-game item for Engage, if you connect your Nintendo Account. Sounds like something worth checking out!

There’s a lot of new content to enjoy this week, so check out the full list of new releases below. Which games will be on your playlist this week?

Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack

  • GoldenEye 007 – Enter a world of espionage as Bond when GoldenEye 007 sneaks into the Nintendo 64 – Nintendo Switch Online library. Your covert operation to stop the GoldenEye weapon satellite spans the globe – you’ll infiltrate underground bases, charge through a military train and slink around the depths of a jungle. Along the way, M will brief you on your objectives and Q Branch will support your efforts with an array of gadgets, but the ultimate success of this mission is yours alone. Save the day, then go for the gold in spy-vs-spy action locally or online in the four-player multiplayer mode and enjoy round after round of first-person competitive action. GoldenEye 007 begins its mission on Nintendo Switch for players with a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership on Jan. 27.

Nintendo Switch

  • SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake – Wish-granting Mermaid’s Tears are in the hands of SpongeBob and Patrick. What could possibly go wrong? Sure, the very fabric holding the very universe very together could come very undone, opening portals into Wishworlds full of knights, cowboys, pirates and prehistoric snails. But that’s nothing everyone’s favorite sponge can’t handle – with the right cosmic costume! Everybody do the Cosmic Shake! SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake will be available on Jan. 31.
  • OddBallers – Bend your knees, thrust your hips and gather your best frenemies – it’s time for an intense dose of hard-hitting, multiplayer dodgeball action! OddBallers is a hilariously charming and totally bonkers party game where each round is a different absurd type of dodgeball. Embrace the absurd! Every arena comes with its own rules and features various frantic minigames where anything can happen! From last-one-standing games to even wilder ones. OddBallers is available to play now.

Nintendo Mobile

  • Claim Free In-Game Fire Emblem Content With My Nintendo Rewards – If you play the Fire Emblem Heroes game on your smart device, you can obtain a special in-game Order of Heroes item set that can be used in the Fire Emblem Engage game on the Nintendo Switch system. You’ll also receive five Orbs in Fire Emblem Heroes! Please note that you must link your Nintendo Account in Fire Emblem Heroes in order to receive these rewards. For detailed instructions and more information, please see the official website.

Game trials

  • If You Know, You Know – UNO, the classic card game, is available on the Nintendo Switch system with a suite of new features, like challenges and live leaderboards! Race against friends to see who can empty their hand first in Classic Play or customize your experience with a variety of exciting House Rules. Until Jan. 29 at 11:59 pm PT, Nintendo Switch Online and Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack members can try the full game for free! Plus, save 60% on UNO and 40% on the game’s DLC in Nintendo eShop until Feb. 6 at 11:59 p.m. PT.


  • Double Gold Point Promotion for Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack Members – Until Jan. 31 at 11:59 p.m. PT, active Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack members can get double My Nintendo Gold Points on the purchase of eligible digital games and DLC in Nintendo eShop and My Nintendo Store. That means members can earn 10% in Gold Points, which can then be used toward their next eligible purchase. For more information, please visit

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Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

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