Pok?mon Stadium joins the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack library

Looking for another reason to subscribe to the the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack service?  Well how about 151 more reasons? Well… if you’re fan of Pok?mon or the original Pok?mon Stadium for the Nintendo 64, you’re in luck!

Pok?mon Stadium, originally for the Nintendo 64, is set to join the service on April 12th, 2023 and will feature everything you remember from the original release, including the multiplayer modes.

Check out some media and the announcement from Nintendo below.

Pok?mon Stadium screens:

The original 151 Pok?mon are here, and the roar of the stadium is calling your name ? but do you have what it takes to be the very best?

Starting April 12, the Pok?mon Stadium game is bringing thrilling Pok?mon battles to the Nintendo 64 ? Nintendo Switch Online library for everyone with a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership. Originally released on the Nintendo 64 system in 2000, this battle arena game features every Pok?mon from the Pok?mon Red Version, Pok?mon Blue Version and Pok?mon Yellow Version games alongside a bevy of solo and multiplayer* modes designed to test your mettle as a Pok?mon Trainer!

In Pok?mon Stadium, you can battle it out solo with your chosen team of six Pok?mon across four tournaments in Stadium mode or run it back against Kanto?s elite Trainers in Gym Leader Castle. Winning in either of these modes will secure a spot for your champion team in Victory Palace, but completing both modes will unlock a final battle to challenge even the ultimate Trainer.

Looking for some multiplayer free-form fun? Compete in no-holds-barred battles with friends in the 1-4 player Free Battle mode, or party it up with a collection of nine minigames in the Kids Club. It might be called the Kids Club, but even seasoned Trainers may feel the heat in the Sushi-Go-Round kitchen, or after reaching new heights in Magikarp?s Splash!