Last night, Nintendo announced, via YouTube the latest update for Nintendo Switch Online. This time around, both Zelda “Oracle” games were added, and unlike with the Sega Genesis, this is for the base subscription.
The “Oracle” games were interesting in their time. They were released for the GameBoy Color and had a password feature, allowing the two games to connect.
As was true with the original Game Boy Color cartridges, you can experience the games on their own in any order that you wish, but if you link them together through a password system, some characters and enemies will change, some items can be upgraded, and you can take part in the climactic final battle. It’s also worth noting that these games served as Hidemaro Fujibayashi‘s directorial debut within the Legend of Zelda franchise. Fujibayashi would go on to direct The Minish Cap, Skyward Sword, Breath of the Wild, and Tears of the Kingdom.GameInformer.com