Nintendo Direct set for 9/13, will include Switch Online details

Nintendo is rolling out its Switch Online service next week

Nintendo Direct Rescheduled, Switch Online Launches September 18

Nintendo had previously revealed that the Nintendo Switch would eventually require an online subscription similar to PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live in order to play games online. Super Mario Bros. and forthcoming Excitebike and Ice Climber games.

Nintendo Switch Online will remain free to non-scubscribers up until the paid service launches and a deeper dive into the service will happen during the upcoming Nintendo Direct on September 13, 2018. If your Switch has more than one account, they offer a bundle deal for two or more accounts at $34.99. One is a pair of Nintendo Entertainment System Controllers that will work with the Nintendo Switch's enhanced NES games. DOOM, Skyrim, Enter the Gungeon, the Binding of Isaac, and more have been ported to the Switch, and Nintendo is now adding Civilization VI, City Skylines, Warframe, Diablo 3, and a handful of indie titles.

Video game stories from other sites on the web. There are options for both individual and family memberships (up to 8 users).

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While Switch Online will rid of the ability to play online multiplayer games for free, Nintendo is assuring users that not all online features will require a subscription from September.

The service will include a number of obvious features and bonuses for Nintendo online.

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