Nintendo has announced an online service for Switch last year and now it is revealed the service will be live finally in September 2018. By paying a monthly subscription Switch users can simply enjoy a lot of features on their console. Nintendo has planned to release attractive features. The launch details .was announced by President Tatsumi Kimishima at recent financial results briefing.
Only the launch update is out, there is no detailed info on different features and services users can enjoy on subscription. Nintendo planned to release the online service nearby date when there will be a new online Nintendo game coming up. The service will cost around $20 a year and offer players a virtual console platform where Switch can enjoy many classic titles.
-Preparing some attractive (contents or programs) for subscription-based online membership. Please wait for the detail announcement later in the year.
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Through the paid service Switch users will have access to online multiplayer games. There is also a companion app for Smartphone that will sync Nintendo Switch with the mobile phone. Switch users can connect with friend during online sessions and play various compatible games like Splatoon 2. Players can also view their battle stats, check gear and do lot things on it.
Subscribers of Switch online service will also receive exclusive eShop deals like discounts on selected games and content. One month subscription of Switch online service will cost $3.99 and 3 Month service will cost $7.99. Users can pay $20 if they want a 12 month plan.