Nintendo Switch Online coming in “the second half” of September

first_imgNintendo Switch Online coming in “the second half” of SeptemberThe Switch’s delayed online service gets its most specific launch window to dateMatthew HandrahanEditor-in-ChiefFriday 10th August 2018Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleNintendoNintendo will launch the online service for Switch in September, according to a post on the official Nintendo of America Twitter account.Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games Nintendo Switch Online will go live in the “second half of September”, giving Switch users access to online play, cloud saves and a library of NES games. The tweet came from the Nintendo of America account, but the date appears to apply worldwide.There will be a variety of pricing plans, with individual memberships for $3.99 for one month, $7.99 for three months, and $19.99 for 12 months. There is also a Family Membership plan, which covers up to eight people for $34.99 a year. Nintendo Switch Online was initially scheduled to launch before the end of 2017, but Nintendo delayed it in June of that year.Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Publishing & Retail newsletter and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesNintendo appointing Despicable Me studio head to board of directorsAnimation studio behind Mario movie gains influence as Illumination Entertainment CEO Chris Meledandri expected to join board next monthBy Brendan Sinclair 5 days agoNintendo reports record full-year profits as Switch nears 85m units soldAnd, despite forecasting decline, the platform holder expects console to beat Wii’s 101 million lifetime sales this yearBy James Batchelor 6 days agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img read more