Originally set to launch in 2017, Nintendo ended up having to delay the service multiple times before eventually landing on the second half of September. However, it looks as if Nintendo will be shedding some more light on the matter tomorrow, when it will be hosting a new Direct presentation.
The much anticipated online gaming service for the popular Nintendo Switch has a start date: September 18. Nintendo Switch owners won't automatically become members when the service starts, so they will need to purchase an Individual or Family Membership in order to avoid disruption of their online play in compatible games.
You'll be able to play Super Mario Bros.
You may have received an email from Nintendo regarding your Switch account settings, but just in case you haven't yet, we've got you covered.
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It'll be free for the first week but after that it'll cost £3.49 a month, £6.99 for three months, or £17.99 for a year. There will also be cloud-based saves.
Nintendo will reveal further details about the plans tomorrow, during its rescheduled Direct show.
The link contains a FAQ page and a full table of the features available to Nintendo Switch online subscribers over those who do not subscribe, which you can see below.