Nintendo Reveals Important Information About Switch Ahead of Online Service Arrival


Nintendo Reveals Important Information About Switch Ahead of Online Service Arrival

The Nintendo Entertainment System Controllers will arrive in a two-pack.

The link contains a FAQ page and a full table of the features available to Nintendo Switch online subscribers over those who do not subscribe, which you can see below.

This week's Nintendo Direct will be a 35-minute showcase of upcoming 3DS and Switch games. Additionally, a 12-month family plan will be available for $34.99 which lets a Nintendo account holder invite up to seven others to join their group and all will have access to Nintendo Switch Online.

"Depending on the game, players can engage in online competitive or co-op multiplayer, or take turns controlling the action", Nintendo said earlier this year. But we do know that the service will enable online play, cloud game saving and more. Nintendo added that the Switch's online service will launch on September 18. "It will also be possible to play these games offline". Not only is the feature not guaranteed to be compatible for all games, it must also be done via the Nintendo Switch Online app.

Nintendo's answer to PlayStation Network and Xbox Live will cost $3.99 per month after the free trial.

Nintendo Switch Online has been a long time coming. Previously, playing online was free, but once Switch Online debuts, everyone will need to pay to play online.