Nintendo revealed more information about Nintendo Switch Online, including pricing, Save Data Cloud backup, and additional details about the classic NES games members will be able to play when it launches in September.
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This means that games like Splatoon 2, Arms, Mario Tennis Aces, Sushi Striker and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, will all require a subscription to play online.
The Family Membership will retail at $34.99 for 12 months and will allow up to eight member accounts per Switch console. As for Nintendo Switch Online, subscribers will have access to NES Nintendo Switch Online, which will be a compilation of classic NES games. The next ten titles will be introduced down the road, and there's a good possibility other consoles will be revisited. Extra features will also be available through the Nintendo Switch Online app for iOS and Android devices. Now it seems Nintendo has put the final polish on the service and will launch it in September with some much-needed features and benefits.
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And the good news doesn't stop there, because these games will also be playable online. 3, and Tennis. Best of all, all games will include a Spectator Mode, as well as online competitive or co-op multiplayer (if the original game offered multiplayer options, of course). While Microsoft and Sony are charging around $60 annually, Nintendo is offering a year of Nintendo Switch Online for $19.99. A subscription is not required to receive regular system updates or to buy games, but will be required to play online games, utilize cloud backups, and play NES games.
The Nintendo Switch Online service will allow users to back up Nintendo Switch data for most titles. According to a press release, friends will even be able to spectate others and "pass the controller" at any time.
After months and months of speculation, we finally know what Nintendo Switch Online is all about.
The Nintendo Switch Online app is already available for iOS and Android, and offers voice chat and multiplayer hubs for supported games.