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Nintendo Switch Online Is Coming In Late September But Nintendo Still Won’t Lock In A Date Shannon Grixti

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What do you think about Nintendo Switch Online and what it will bring to the gaming console?

Nintendo has announced via their Twitter that they will be delaying their Nintendo Switch Online service to the second half of September, after plans of releasing it early September.

Nintendo will reveal how to tell if a game requires a Nintendo Switch Online subscription "at a later date". 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. "Online features will be free until the Nintendo Switch Online Service launches in 2018".

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Once the service launches, Switch players will need to be subscribed to the Nintendo Switch Online membership in order to play any type of multiplayer games like Splatoon 2, Mario Kart 8: Deluxe, and the upcoming Super Smash Bros. And for those who are sure they will be using it frequently can go for the 12 month membership that's for $20 for the whole year. Friends can even watch each other play single-player games online, and "pass the controller" at any time. This is significantly much cheaper than the $60 per year that people have to pay for Xbox Live Gold and PlayStation Plus. Cloud saving will also be a nice feature, especially for users who may have had the misfortune of breaking or damaging their switch, forcing them to send the console in for fix can rest assured, that all personal save data will be available to do them, regardless of Nintendo factory resetting their devices or sending in another unit.

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