In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a wide variety of content, including new and classic games, applications and demos. Users can add money to their account balances by using a credit card or purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card. All funds from one card must be loaded in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used in any Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo Account. Customers in the U.S. […]Continue reading
Being a Nintendo Switch Online member gives players access to a variety of features, including a collection of NES™ games with added online play that can be enjoyed on a Nintendo Switch™system. On Dec. 12, three games will be added to the Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online library: Adventures of Lolo, Ninja Gaiden and Wario’s Woods™. Adventures of Lolo – After the love of his life, Lala, is kidnapped by the devilish King Egger and taken to his haunted castle, our hero, Lolo, sets out to rescue her. The journey is perilous, as the Great Devil’s fortress is guarded by a massive army. But Lolo has a few tricks up his sleeve. Combining clever environmental puzzles with tricky enemies and an engaging style, Adventures of Lolo is a true classic. Ninja Gaiden – Take on the role of Ryu Hayabusa, a rising ninja in his family’s clan who travels to America to seek vengeance for his father’s death. Fight your […]Continue reading
Nintendo Switch owners wanting a taste of what DARK SOULS: Remasteredhas in store for them can get a sneak peek with a Network Test which begins Friday, September 21st and goes through Sunday, September 23rd. The test will run from 5:00pm – 9:00pm PDT each day and will be available to download starting today through the Nintendo eShop. The DARK SOULS: Remastered Network Test will take place in the Undead Parish with access to single player and multiplayer content. The full game will be available on October 19, 2018. Please note that a subscription to Nintendo Switch Online is required to be part of the DARK SOULS: Remastered Network Test. Save data from the Network Test will not carry over to the final game.Continue reading
Split-Screen, Tournaments, Leaderboard and More Showcased on New Multiplayer Trailer for the Upcoming Arcade Combat Racer on PlayStation®4, Xbox One, Nintendo SwitchTM and PC via Steam® Watford, England – September 19, 2018 – Wired Productions Ltd., a leading independent video games publisher, and developer Caged Element Inc. are delighted to share details on the multiplayer features for GRIP: Combat Racing – a ferociously fast, futuristic arcade combat racer – including split-screen, tournament creation and online leaderboards. Hurtling towards its November 6, 2018 release on PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®4 Pro; Microsoft® Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X and Windows PC; Nintendo Switch™ and Windows PC via Steam®, GRIP: Combat Racing offers players a unique competitive experience, testing their reflexes to the limit as they hurtle towards the finish line at over 767 mph. Those wishing to take their highly tuned skills into the PvP sphere can enjoy: Split-screen competitive play […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 Deluxe, ARMS 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. 3, The 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.
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 […]Continue reading
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!Continue reading
Nintendo Switch Online is a paid service that gives members access to online play in compatible games, a selection of NES™ games, extra features for the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app, and more. Online play in compatible games and the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app are free until the paid Nintendo Switch Online service launches in the second half of September 2018. Learn more about key features: Online Play Battle it out or cooperate with players around the world in compatible games like Splatoon™ 2, ARMS™, Mario Kart™ 8 Deluxe, Mario Tennis™ Aces, and Sushi Striker™: The Way of Sushido. Nintendo Entertainment System™ – Nintendo Switch Online Enjoy 20 NES games with added online play for the first time ever, and more games added regularly. Launch titles include: Soccer Tennis Donkey Kong™ Mario Bros.™ Super Mario Bros.™ Balloon Fight™ Ice Climber™ Dr. Mario™ The Legend of Zelda™ Super Mario Bros.™ 3 […]Continue reading
Nintendo shares new details about its Nintendo Switch Online service coming in September Nintendo’s upcoming Nintendo Switch Online service is an affordable, multi-featured paid service that lets users enjoy online play for compatible Nintendo Switch games, access classic NES games with added online functionality, back up save data for most games and use additional features for the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app that will enhance the online experience for compatible games. Nintendo revealed more information about Nintendo Switch Online, including pricing, Save Data Cloud backup and additional details about the classic NES games subscribers will be able to play when it launches in September. U.S. Pricing: Various price points offer a variety of affordable options for different players. Individual memberships: One month: $3.99 Three months: $7.99 12 months: $19.99 Family membership (12 months): $34.99 With a family membership, up to eight Nintendo Account holders will be able to use the Nintendo Switch Online service, […]Continue reading