Banjo-Kazooie to release on Nintendo Switch Online January 20, 2022

It was announced last month that Rare's 3D platforming hit Banjo-Kazooie will be coming to the Nintendo Switch Online program, and a release date was announced just today. The game will be available for those with the NSO Expansion Pack, that allows Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis games to be played, on January 20, 2022. This release is significant as Banjo-Kazooie was released during Rare's tenure as a second-party partner with Nintendo before Microsoft's acquisition of Rare in 2002. As such, Banjo-Kazooie has never been released on any of Nintendo's virtual console programs, and has only recently made his long-awaited debut in the Nintendo crossover series Super Smash Bros. However, in recent years, partnerships between Microsoft and Nintendo have become more common, ending the long drought of Banjo's absence from Nintendo's platforms.
 

DuoForce

Well-Known Member
Member
Joined
Mar 19, 2017
Messages
665
Trophies
0
Age
21
XP
1,642
Country
United States
If I actually had a Switch that could go online maybe I'd grab this, but my time playing modded Smash has not swayed my mind that much about it.
How are so many people banned? I've had my switch since launch, have installed games prior to release date, and STILL haven't been banned (CFW user since 2018)
 

Milenko

Well-Known Member
Member
Joined
Oct 16, 2017
Messages
3,230
Trophies
1
XP
4,311
Country
Australia
It was only playable before on hacked Switches that can run Retroarch, and even then, in my experience, the game didn't run great and was prone to crashes. As for the spiritual successor, Yooka-Laylee was generally not well-received, I believe.
It's because you didn't spend the 5 minutes it takes to get it to work, no crashes and runs fine.
 

Wolfy

Person That Never Was
Member
Joined
Aug 18, 2015
Messages
958
Trophies
0
Age
23
Location
Somewhere In The Aether...
XP
2,054
Country
United States
How are so many people banned? I've had my switch since launch, have installed games prior to release date, and STILL haven't been banned (CFW user since 2018)

Updating games natively for about a year that were backups from cartridges I owned( or would then go on to own after playing for a bit ), honestly didn't bother me much at the time and was still a time of unknown ways of getting banned. I knew I could just keep my Switch offline, but was a different person at the time.
 

godreborn

Well-Known Member
Member
Joined
Oct 10, 2009
Messages
28,692
Trophies
2
XP
18,550
Country
United States
I got everything I could in world 2 on the series x version of banjo kazooie. I'm missing like four or five puzzle pieces, but I couldn't figure out where to go in it. anyway, the bug I encountered yesterday where there would be no sound coming back from sleep mode didn't happen to lost odyssey, and I played bk earlier at around 7 in the morning, and I've left it in sleep mode for about two or three hours. coming back to it -- that bug didn't happen again. I guess yesterday was the day of many glitches on multiple consoles.
 

Thurler

Member
Newcomer
Joined
Jan 23, 2022
Messages
10
Trophies
0
Age
27
XP
22
Country
Brazil
Playing with an actual N64 will always be irreplaceable, just wish they would stop releasing butchered emulators.
 
General chit-chat
Help Users
  • mthrnite @ mthrnite:
    praise be to gabe
    Gift
  • Tom Bombadildo @ Tom Bombadildo:
    It do be quite nice
    Gift
  • mthrnite @ mthrnite:
    i'll have to be content to play marioland on my BRAND NEW USEFUL FUNCTION MULTI GAME EMBODIED chinese trash
    Gift
  • Tom Bombadildo @ Tom Bombadildo:
    Great for emulation, and runs PC games better than my GPD Win 3 lol
    Gift
  • Tom Bombadildo @ Tom Bombadildo:
    Which I suppose I should get rid of at this point
    Gift
  • mthrnite @ mthrnite:
    i keep evertying till it's one big blue piece of battery crust
    Gift
  • Tom Bombadildo @ Tom Bombadildo:
    Yummy, that's the best part
    Gift
  • Gift
  • gudenau @ gudenau:
    I love how GBATemp randomly
    logs me out.
    Gift
  • Dark_Phoras @ Dark_Phoras:
    Take the hint, man
    Gift
  • KenniesNewName @ KenniesNewName:
    @Tom Bombadildo, upgrade the SSD init?
    Gift
  • KenniesNewName @ KenniesNewName:
    Apparently we have ancestors called Homo erectus
    Gift
  • Tom Bombadildo @ Tom Bombadildo:
    It was quite literally the first thing I did with it, never even turned it on with the stock 64GB lol
    Gift
  • Dark_Phoras @ Dark_Phoras:
    And several species of human existed, only sapiens survived
    Gift
  • Tom Bombadildo @ Tom Bombadildo:
    Nabbed 512GB for like $70
    Gift
  • KenniesNewName @ KenniesNewName:
    Ye I see them on eBay for about$60 but all are refurbished can't be that bad to get refurbished ones off eBay
    Gift
  • KenniesNewName @ KenniesNewName:
    Plan on getting a m.2 drive and 512gb SD card for roms
    Gift
  • Tom Bombadildo @ Tom Bombadildo:
    I've been looking into designing a small casing in the back of it actually, trying to integrate another 2230 M.2 slot along with as small a USB-C dock I can find to sort of make a plug and play M.2->USB expansion myself
    Gift
  • Tom Bombadildo @ Tom Bombadildo:
    Expand the storage with faster NVMe, and also have charging and maybe a micro HDMI port
    Gift
  • Tom Bombadildo @ Tom Bombadildo:
    But haven't had a whole lot of time to actually finish anything
    Gift
  • KenniesNewName @ KenniesNewName:
    Let me know if you managed anything I've thought about that being possible as well it would be nice to have that and maybe a built in mini HDMI port with 4 usbs
    Gift
  • KenniesNewName @ KenniesNewName:
    But freaking valve pushed my order to July even though I pre-ordered two days after release :angry:
    Gift
  • KenniesNewName @ KenniesNewName:
    I'll review it :tpi:
    Gift
  • KenniesNewName @ KenniesNewName:
    Won't be long before freaking china floods AliExpress with attachments
    Gift
  • smurgburglar @ smurgburglar:
    how do i get rid of or change the text underneath my username?
    Gift
    smurgburglar @ smurgburglar: how do i get rid of or change the text underneath my username?