Nintendo will be launching the Nintendo Switch Online membership this coming September. For those who are unaware, Nintendo Switch Online is a paid subscription that provides members with access to online play in compatible games, a selection of NES™ games, extra features for the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app, and more.
Online multiplayer access for games like Splatoon™ 2, ARMS™, Mario Kart™ 8 Deluxe, Mario Tennis™ Aces, and Sushi Striker™: The Way of Sushido will require this service.
Nintendo Switch Online service will provide subscribers with an option to upload save files to a cloud storage. More information about the cloud storage will be available prior to its launch.
Nintendo will be offering over 20 free NES games for their subscribers upon launch. They have announced 10 titles thus far and the rest will be revealed in due time.
|Super Mario Bros
|Super Mario Bros 3
|The Legend of Zelda
Switch Online App
The app serves as an online lounge for games which are compatible with it. With the app, Switch Owners are able to send game invites, discuss on game strategies and further communicate with other plays via the voice chat feature. The app will be available on both the iOS and Android.
Subscription plan and pricing
USD$3.99 for 1 month
USD$7.99 for 3 months
USD$19.99 for 12 months
Family( Up to 8 users with including the main account holder themselves)
USD$34.99 for 12 months
More details at Nintendo.com