Nintendo announced in a press release that the Nintendo Switch Online member service will be launched in the second half of September. Earlier, the company provided more information about the Online service in May.
Members can access online multiplayer in games such as Splatoon 2, ARMS, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Mario with the Online member service. Tennis Aces. Members of the service also get access to classic NES games. Think of Super Mario Bros 3, The Legend of Zelda and Dr. Mario. According to the company, some of these titles will get online features, so that you can play the old games with other players over the internet or that there are online leaderboards. Over time, the range of NES games will continue to expand.
Nintendo Switch Online further enables you to store game data in the cloud. This way you can easily continue on other systems where you left off. You can also use the Nintendo Switch app for the smartphone to improve your online experience, but how that works in practice is not yet known.
Also a family membership for eight accounts is possible
An exact date for September is not yet known. The Nintendo Switch Online member service will cost 3.99 euros per month. A period of three months costs you 7.99 euros, while a full year is considerably cheaper with an amount of 19.99 euros. There will also be a family membership for 34.99 euros, where eight Nintendo accounts can take online activities for a year.