Nintendo Switch Online App: The Nintendo Switch Online App, which can be downloaded now on iOS and Android devices, allows friends to voice chat with friends. Finally, Nintendo mentions that those who subscribe to the service will receive special deals and offers for being a member, finally giving players Switch goods to look forward to. "Up to eight Nintendo Accounts (including child accounts) can be linked as a family group", the FAQ on Nintendo's site reads.
Perhaps the most exciting thing about Nintendo Switch Online is that the service unlocks access to a library of NES game with added newly-online multiplayer. You can also play them offline, too. However just to recap, the service will cost gamers $19.99 for one whole year, but alternatively they can purchase monthly subscriptions at $3.99 a month or $7.99 in blocks of 3 months.
Starting today on Nintendo's website, new details about the upcoming online platform for the Nintendo Switch were quietly revealed.
The long-awaited online service for the Nintendo Switch is finally arriving this September, and the company released the price and details regarding the forthcoming service's offerings late Monday. The full list of games isn't known yet, but Nintendo confirmed it will include Balloon Fight, Dr. Mario, Super Mario Bros. Another 10 titles, available at launch, will be announced later. The announcement of cloud saves makes this the only official way to backup save data.
This'll be the first time that Nintendo has ever charged for playing online, with the service due to cost £3.49 a month, £6.99 for three months, or £17.99 for a year.
Of note is the representative's use of "banner", as classic games will still be included on the eShop and as part of the online service model.
And like Nintendo has said from the beginning, it is adapting all of these games to work online. That is only sold in a 12 month lot and will cost you $34.99 United States dollars.