Nintendo Switch Online launches September 18 with one-week free trial

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These controllers are modeled after the original NES ones and can be attached to the Nintendo Switch console to be recharged just like the joycons.

Nintendo has announced that it will roll out a new Switch update on September 18, created to lock user profiles to their linked Nintendo Accounts.


If you want a classic NES gameplay experience on the Switch, be prepared to shell out $60.

The controllers will sell for $59.99 for a set of two, and will be available to pre-order on Nintendo's website starting on September 18.


The delay threw a wrench in some of Nintendo's announcements. Today, Nintendo detailed the firmware update that's coming along with the Switch Online launch, and it's making some changes that Switch owners should definitely know about.

Nintendo's most recent Direct has so far been met with much enthusiasm; the subreddit r/NintendoSwitch, for example, has been flooded with excitement and news. You also have the option of a family subscription. Both have offered online services for years, but at a much costlier price. All Nintendo Account holders will get a free seven-day trial, and more information about features and pricing are available on Nintendo's site.


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