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Nintendo Switch Online to Add Game Boy Advance’s Fire Emblem on June 22

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Story Highlights

  • Fire Emblem, also known as Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade, will be available on Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership from June 22.
  • The game was the first in the Fire Emblem series to be launched outside of Japan, introducing the hero Lyn.
  • Fire Emblem is known for its rich narrative filled with political intrigue and intense tactical combat.


Fire Emblem, also known as Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade, is set to make its way to the Nintendo Switch Online platform on June 22. This addition is part of the Game Boy Advance – Nintendo Switch Online library and will be accessible to all Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack members.

The Legacy of Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade

This tactical role-playing game was the first Fire Emblem title to be released outside Japan, broadening the series’ global reach. It also marked the debut of Lyn, who fans might recognize as the Emblem of Blazing from Fire Emblem Engage.

Set in the nation of Lycia, Fire Emblem unfolds against a backdrop of impending war following centuries of peace. As noble houses conspire and allies turn into enemies, an enigmatic figure pulls strings from the shadows. Amidst this rising turmoil, Lyn, Eliwood, and Hector must rally their own forces to counter the looming threats that risk everything they cherish.

As the narrative progresses, players are tasked with recruiting heroes, honing their skills, and training them to master an extensive array of weapons and classes. The game features complex tactical combat that necessitates strategic planning around diverse terrain and conditions. Players will need to command their units effectively to achieve victory on the battlefield, underlining the intricate gameplay that the series is known for.

Source: Business Wire

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