Nintendo Switch Online To Soon Arrive By Second Half Of September

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So far, Nintendo has yet to drop the actual release date for their Switch online service. But, Nintendo was the one to lack this service. Free to play titles, such as Fortnite and Paladins, will likely remain free, even for users who decide not to purchase Nintendo's online multiplayer pass. It should also be noted, that the NES games up on offer, will for the first time, feature online capabilities, which should help breath in some fresh air to the otherwise standard lineup of classic titles.

Save Data Cloud Backup: By using Nintendo Switch Online, a backup of Nintendo Switch save data for most Nintendo Switch games will be stored online for easy access. For $20, you will have a year's subscription to Nintendo Switch Online, $40 less than a year's worth of Xbox Live Gold and $45 less than a year's worth of PlayStation Plus, respectively.

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"Online features including Nintendo eShop, Friend registration and management, the sharing of screenshots over social networks, Nintendo Switch Parental Controls, system and software updates, and Nintendo Switch News will not be affected by the launch of the Nintendo Switch Online paid service". The Nintendo Switch Online service was originally slated to launch in September, and now, as we're nearing the month in question, Nintendo has slapped down a a more precise release window.

Fans can enjoy online play in the compatible games such as ARMS, Splatoon 2, Mario Cart 8 Deluxe, Mario Cart Aces etc. And for entire households, Nintendo is also offering a Family Membership plan for $35, which enables a Nintendo account holder to invite up to seven others to join a family group, and all members of the group will have access to the service. The company has responded to Niche Gamer with a clarification regarding online-supported games, and whether they require a subscription or not. Let us know in the comments section below!

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