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Nintendo Direct to take place tomorrow, September 13

Nintendo Direct to take place tomorrow, September 13

Nintendo has been drip-feeding details about the service for months, starting with confirmation that subscribers will have access to classic NES games with additional modern features such as online play and voice chat.

Nintendo has announced their Switch Online memberships will launch in Canada, the U.S. and beyond on September 18, 2018. Not the most shocking of reveals, mind you, but good stuff all around. But we do know that the service will enable online play, cloud game saving and more.

What was the standout moment for you?

Will you be signing up for Switch Online once it debuts on September 18th?




UPDATE: Nintendo's online page has confirmed the first 20 games for the NES: Soccer, Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda, Ghosts 'n Goblins, Excitebike, Tennis, Balloon Fight, Super Mario Bros.

There are two pricing plans: individual and family memberships. Not a bad price, considering PS Plus and Xbox Live Gold both cost about $60 a year, though by all accounts you won't get as much with a Switch Online subscription.

The controllers work specifically with the NES games offered through the Online service, so don't expect to use them with, say, the Hamster Vs.


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