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There were a number of notable announcements as part of the most recent Nintendo Direct broadcast, including a slew of Final Fantasy titles making their way to the Switch in addition to new installments in the Luigi's Mansion and Animal Crossing series. First of all they are only compatible with Nintendo Switch Online's NES games. However, if you keep the Nintendo Entertainment System - Nintendo Switch Online save data saved locally on your Nintendo Switch console, then you can use it again if you purchase another membership. The revelations that Nintendo fans are honing on focus on cloud saves and the classic NES games.

The online service, which also includes access to (previously free) online multiplayer and the ability to back up game save data on the cloud, is $4 for one month, $8 for three months, and $20 for a full year.

It's also been revealed that if your subscription lapses any cloud saves you have will be deleted instantly.

Classic games in the NES - Nintendo Switch Online collection and the save data for those games will not be removed unless the user chooses to do so manually.

Wireless NES controllers are coming to the Nintendo Switch - a ideal pairing with the Switch's upcoming library of NES games.

Can NES - Nintendo Switch Online games be played offline?

The Nintendo Switch Online service rolls out on September 18 in North America and September 19 in Europe and Japan.

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