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Nintendo Switch's Online Service Will Be $29.95/Year [UPDATE] - Kotaku Australia

Nintendo Switch's online service will cost $29.95/year and will launch at some point in 2018, the publisher said today. Playing Switch games online will be free until the service launches. You can also get a one-month subscription for $5.95 and a three ...and more »

Nintendo Switch's Online Service Will Be $20/Year, Includes Classic Games [UPDATE] - Kotaku

Nintendo Switch's online service will cost $20/year and will launch at some point in 2018, the publisher said today. Playing Switch games online will be free until the service launches. You can also get a one-month subscription for $4 and a three-month ...and more »

Nintendo Switch online features will cost just $20 a year - Engadget

When Nintendo announced that the Switch would feature a paid online subscription model like Xbox Live and PlayStation Plus, it was vague on the details. We knew the service would cost less than the competition and offer some kind of subscription bonus ...and more »

NES Classic will return (kind of) in updated Nintendo Switch online service - Ars Technica

Nintendo's first foray into a paid online gaming service received two major shake-ups on Thursday: a delay and a content upgrade. A Nintendo announcement clarified that Nintendo Switch Online's original paid launch window of "fall 2017" has been bumped ...and more »

Switch's first “chat headset” is a mess, and that's Nintendo's fault - Ars Technica

Consider this your regularly scheduled reminder that Nintendo doesn't know what the heck it's doing with online multiplayer games. Today's story comes from Hori, a longtime gaming peripheral maker best known for its "fighting stick" controllers. The ...and more »

Nintendo's smartphone voice chat for Switch is just as dumb as it sounds - Mashable

Nintendo's solution for giving voice chat to Splatoon 2's online community is unveiled, and it's completely ridiculous. The Switch doesn't feature any built-in support for the kinds of voice chat and grouped parties common to other gaming platforms ...and more »

Nintendo Switch: How safe is it for your family? - BT.com

The latest video games console to hit the market is the Nintendo Switch – and it's being advertised as a particularly family-friendly device. It's so popular in fact, that just ten months after it launched, it has outsold its predecessor, the Wii U. If ...and more »

Nintendo Switch Paid Online Service Delayed to 2018 - IGN

By Jose Otero Nintendo has delayed the launch of its paid online service for Switch to 2018, and the company provided the first new details regarding the new service since it was first unveiled back in January. In a post on the company's website ...and more »

Nintendo's online Switch service will launch in 2018 and cost $20 a year - The Verge

Nintendo has shed more light on the paid online subscription service it's planning to offer for its Switch console, confirming US pricing, and stating that it will launch in full at some point in 2018. The company says it will also launch a smartphone ...and more »

A 3D printer gave my Nintendo Switch a real D-pad - Engadget

Okay, "make" might be a bit of an overstatement -- I didn't personally design or print anything -- but when a friend of mine asked if I wanted to run anything through his new magic 3D fabrication machine, I knew exactly what I wanted. Just days after ...and more »