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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. Error loading player: No playable sources found. You can also get ...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 »

Nintendo's Switch Online service will cost $20 per year and launch in 2018 - TechCrunch

Important news for Switch owners, Nintendo has spoken up to confirm a number of details around the online service for its new console. Online is an essential component to gaming these days, and the Switch service will grant subscribers access to a ...and more »

Someone dropped a Nintendo Switch 1000ft and it barely broke - The INQUIRER

A GAGGLE OF PEOPLE CALLED UnlockRiver who carry out extreme durability tests have lobbed a Nintendo Switch off a flight drone and discovered that it damages on impact with the ground. The team has a habit of this kind of thing and has previously thrown ...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 »

It's 2017 and This Is How Nintendo Is Doing Voice Chat? - Motherboard

Overall, I am loving the heck out of the Switch, Nintendo's home console and portable hybrid. I put over 100 hours into The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (120 shrines, 271 koroks), and bought Snake Pass from its online store even though it's ...and more »

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

If you want to hear your friends and your Nintendo Switch game action at the same time on a headset, you'll need a smart device-compatible setup like Hori's. Hori. Lots of "hardcore" gaming headsets come with volume dongles like Hori's, but just ...and more »

Nintendo details Splatoon 2 and ARMS E3 tournaments - Nintendo

Nintendo is bringing some incredible social, competitive tournaments to this year's E3 video game trade show. Over the course of two days, fans around the world can watch online as both pros and amateurs compete for glory in the Splatoon 2 and ARMS ...and more »

Why Apple Could Be to Blame for Nintendo Switch Shortage - Fortune

Apple is proving to be a problem for Nintendo and its wildly popular Switch console, according to a new report. Nintendo is experiencing Switch shortages due to low supply of critical components, like memory chips that store data and liquid-crystal ...and more »

Nintendo Switch Online Becomes Paid and Gets NES Games in 2018 - Guiding Tech (blog)

The launch of the paid Nintendo Switch online service, which enables users to play compatible co-op multiplayer games online, has been delayed to early 2018 but the good news is that users can use Nintendo's online service for free till then. Other ...and more »