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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 »

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 Switch Online Membership Pricing And More Details Revealed - GameSpot

Nintendo made some big announcements about the Nintendo Switch's online features and functionality today, including the price of the online membership. Online play will remain free until some point in 2018 (later than the previously announced Fall 2017 ...and more »

Nintendo Switch Paid Online Service Delayed to 2018 - IGN Africa

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, Nintendo outlined ...and more »

Nintendo Switch EShop Adds Its Second New Game Of The Week - GameSpot

Switch owners will have another game option on the eShop beginning today, Nintendo has announced. It marks the second new release of the week. Today's addition is the latest title in the ACA Neo Geo line: Last Resort. Unlike so many of the other Neo ...and more »

TIL that Nintendo Switch is basically indestructible - Mashable

YouTuber drops expensive tech from great heights, just to see what happens. That's the whole schtick for this channel. It's great. A Nintendo Switch was the latest victim and, astonishingly, it survived a 1000-foot plummet into an ...and more »

Nintendo's solution for 'Splatoon 2' chat requires lots of wires - Engadget

Saying Nintendo's solution to voice chat on the Switch is inelegant would be a gross understatement. At least for Splatoon 2, that is. This morning the game's Twitter account posted images of how you'll talk smack in the ink-fueled multiplayer shooter.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 »

Nintendo Switch online service will become paid-for in 2018 - The INQUIRER

JAPANESE GAMES FIRM Nintendo hs announced that its its paid-for online service for the Switch won't launch until 2018. That's bad news, as the service was originally set to arrive in the second half of 2017. The good news is that Nintendo has confirmed ...and more »