Nintendo Switch Online Launches in the Second Half of September, Nintendo Announces

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

In a press statement sent to Nintendo World Report among other outlets earlier tonight, the service was revealed to be launching in the second half of September (16th - 30th).

Expect to hear more about Nintendo Switch Online soon in the coming weeks, probably first at Gamescom which is 15 days away.

Nintendo previously only mentioned a release in September 2018, but has now narrowed down the service's release to the second half of September. When the service launches, online multiplayer in games will be locked behind the subscription.

The paid online service will allow us to continue using online services, will introduce save data cloud backups (YAY) and will also give us 20 NES titles with online play.

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Online play in compatible games, including Splatoon™ 2, ARMS™, Mario Kart™ 8 Deluxe, Mario Tennis™ Aces, and more.

Nintendo Switch Online is cheaper than PlayStation Plus, and Xbox Live Gold. This is great for people who want to retrieve their data if they lose, break or purchase an additional Nintendo Switch system.

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