Paid Nintendo Switch Online Service Going Live in Second Half of September

Nintendo to offer 1, 3, and 12 month individual plans and 12 month family plans

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Switch owners have been enjoying Nintendo’s online services for free since the console launched, but that is soon about to change. Nintendo will be joining Microsoft and Sony in offering a premium online service that includes exclusive access to online play starting in mid-September. The exact launch date will be announced in the next few weeks as plans are finalized.

Memberships will cost $5.95 AUD/$6.55 NZ/$3.99 USD for one month. Three month plans will cost $11.95 AUD/$13.15 NZ/$7.99 USD. The best value will be a yearly subscription that will set buyers back $54.95 AUD/$60.45 NZ/$19.99 USD. For those with multiple Switches in their household, a twelve month family plan that supports up to 8 accounts is available for $5.95 AUD/$6.55 NZ/$34.99 USD.

Nintendo Switch Online will offer online gameplay, access to a variety of classic NES games, the ability to sync game saves to the cloud, access to the Nintendo Switch Online mobile app, and soon to be announced offers.

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