A Single Nintendo Switch Game Card Could Hold Every N64 Game Ever Made, Report Shows

When a new console generation is released, usually the changes are incremental–enough to be impressive, but never truly mind-blowing. That’s why sometimes you have to compare a modern console to its retro counterpart to understand how much games have really grown–sometimes literally.

Redditor CorsairVI decided to run the math on this experiment, as picked up by Go Nintendo.

With the Nintendo 64‘s signature rounded cartridges holding a maximum of 64MB each, CorsairVI worked out absolute maximum size of the Nintendo 64’s international library of 388 titles to be 24.83GB. However many games were much smaller than the cartridge’s max limit, meaning the full library would have been even smaller.

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Author: Hayley Williams