Nintendo Switch Online Connects Console Owners

Paid Service Includes Online Play, NES Game Collection, Save Data Cloud Backup, Smartphone App, Special Offers REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 19, 2018 – Nintendo Switch Online has arrived. The paid online service for Nintendo’s go-anywhere home video game system comes with an array of features that provide a great value to Nintendo Switch owners. Individual memberships are available for $3.99 for one month, $7.99 for three months or $19.99 for 12 months. Up to eight Nintendo Account holders can use a family membership, which costs $34.99 for a year. “In addition to online play, Nintendo Switch Online includes Save Data Cloud backup for compatible games, a growing library of classic NES games with newly added online play, a smartphone app for voice chat and other features for supported games, and exclusive special offers, like a pair of wireless NES Controllers that can be used to play NES games on Nintendo Switch,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo […]

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Nintendo Switch Online – Overview Trailer

Nintendo Switch Online: With Nintendo Switch Online*, members gain access to online play and Save Data Cloud backup in compatible games, the NES – Nintendo Switch Online collection of classic games with added online play, special offers and a smartphone app with features to make online gaming sessions more fun and engaging for supported games. In addition to Splatoon 2, more online games will support voice chat through the app, including Mario Kart 8 DeluxeARMS and Mario Tennis Aces.

Nintendo Switch owners won’t automatically become members when the service launches on Sept. 18, so they will need to purchase an individual or family membership in order to continue enjoying their online play in compatible games. For pricing information, and to pre-order a 3- or 12-month individual membership from select retailers so you can be ready to go once the service launches, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/online-service/pricing.

There are options for both individual and family memberships (up to 8 users). Level up with a Nintendo Switch Online membership!

A free seven-day trial will also be available. At launch, 20 NES games, including Super Mario Bros. 3The Legend of Zelda, and the newly announced Ice Hockey and Pro Wrestling(available for the first time since its 1987 release) will be available to play, with more games added regularly.

*Persistent Internet and compatible smartphone required to use app. Data charges may apply. Nintendo Account age 13+ required. Online play, Save Data Cloud backup and Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app features available in compatible games. Not available in all countries. The Nintendo Account User Agreement, including the Purchase and Subscription terms, apply. 

Animal Crossing for Nintendo Switch

New Games in the Animal Crossing and Luigi’s Mansion Series Coming to Nintendo Switch

Isabelle from the Animal Crossing Series will Also be a Playable Fighter in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 13, 2018 – In a new Nintendo Direct video presentation, Nintendo revealed that new games in two major Nintendo series are currently in development for the Nintendo Switch system. Animal Crossing for Nintendo Switch(working title), a new main game in the Animal Crossing series, andLuigi’s Mansion 3 (working title), will both come exclusively to Nintendo Switch in 2019. The video presentation also debuted a new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Switch hardware and software bundle. The Nintendo Direct revealed a diverse lineup of games headed to Nintendo Switch, including a massive collection of classic FINAL FANTASY games, an HD remake of the beloved Katamari Damacygame and adaptations of some best-selling card and board games like Carcassonne and Pandemic. If that’s not already enough, the Nintendo Direct also unveiled new details for Nintendo Switch Online, highlighted a solid selection of Nintendo 3DS games and revealed more details about previously announced […]

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Nintendo Direct initially scheduled for 9/6/2018 moved to 9/13/2018

Nintendo Direct initially scheduled for 9/6/2018 moved to 9/13/2018

The Nintendo Direct initially scheduled for 9/6/2018 will now debut this Thursday, 9/13/2018, at 3:00pm PT. The broadcast will last approximately 35 minutes, and will feature information about upcoming Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Switch titles as well as an update on the Nintendo Online service set to start on September 18, 2018. You can sign-up for a 7-day free trial from Nintendo eShop at launch!

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