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Earthbound games available via Switch Online today

Oh, mother.

Cult classics Earthbound and Earthbound Beginnings will be available today via the Nintendo Switch Online catalogue.

SNES title Earthbound and its NES predecessor Earthbound Beginnings will join their respective Switch Online apps are some point this evening.

The pair - previously also available on Wii U - were announced during tonight's big Nintendo Direct broadcast. Alas, there was still no sign of Mother 3.

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