Random: Check out these GameCube mockups for Nintendo Switch Online

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Image: @Reecee_yt

Last week, Nintendo revealed N64 and Sega Mega Drive titles coming to Switch Online service, as part of a new level of “expansion pack”. It has basically opened the door once again for all kinds of retro systems to be added in the future.

One that is probably the most requested is the Nintendo GameCube (now he is 20 years old). Although the cube did not have much luck during its life, today it has a bit of a cult following. Being one of the most requested systems, a fan has now reached out to a number of mockups, imagining what their game library would look like if they received an announcement from NSO.

The following tweet from YouTuber Reecee_yt illustrates what a splash screen would look like. Then there’s a look at the possible launch titles that include Metroid Prime, Zelda and F-Zero GX. And “future release” games like Doshin the Giant and the original Animal crossing (you know, the one with the NES games). And finally, we have a screenshot of Paper Mario.

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Launch titles … (Image: @Reecee_yt)
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Future releases … (Image: @Reecee_yt)
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Image: @Reecee_yt

As exciting as it may sound, it actually doesn’t necessarily mean that Nintendo has plans to bring this particular library of games to its paid online service. Several answers have also highlighted the storage requirements of GameCube games. One tweet, in particular, mentions how the 20 games listed could potentially fill up internal storage.

@alexsoddlife “While this would be awesome, it would take up a lot of * space *. An untrimmed gamecube disk takes about 1.35 gigabytes of disk space. If you add up all the games you listed, you’ve probably already filled up the internal storage of the switch.” .

Still, it wasn’t enough to stop fans dreaming up new concepts, like a re-release of the famous WaveBird wireless controller. Here’s how one might look packed, courtesy of the artist Baronduki:

Fans have also previously created Game Boy “mockups”, Game Color and Game Boy Advance for Nintendo Switch Online.

Do you think we’ll ever see GameCube games on a service like NSO? Are you excited for the new collections to be added in October? Leave a comment below.

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