Nintendo Switch Online is coming with 20 NES Game and the ability to save data via a cloud backup. The service will officially launch in September 2018 but a family account will be accessible for sign up on May 15th 2018.
Nintendo Switch Online Service 20 NES Games and Cloud
The official Nintendo Switch Online Service is coming later this year with the ability to back up data via a cloud service. So now Nintendo Switch owners won’t have to worry about losing game data in case they need to switch over to a new device, lose or break their current device. This new subscription service will be available with monthly options:
- Monthly – $3.99
- 3 Months – $7.99
- 12 Months – $19.99
Along with the single subscription plan, they are also offering a Family Plan for $34.99 per year, this allows all in the family group to access the Nintendo Switch Online features. The account allows up to eight Nintendo Accounts (including child accounts) to be linked in the family group.
But that’s not all, with the announcement of the subscription comes some extras that were not expected. Nintendo will also offer 20 NES titles as part of the service. According to the press release there are 10 titles confirmed:
- Donkey Kong
- Mario Bros.
- Super Mario Bros.
- Balloon Fight
- Ice Climber
- Dr. Mario
- The Legend of Zelda
- Super Mario Bros. 3
With online play added to every classic game, you can compete (or cooperate) online with friends, share your screen, or pass the controller, depending on the game. With the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app, you can also voice chat during your play sessions.
Paid services will be available for purchase via Nintendo.com and the Nintendo eShop. Current online gameplay and Nintendo Online app will be free to access until the official launch in September 2018. What do you think the of the online subscription service? Are you looking forward to some NES classics? Let us know in the comment below.
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