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

Nintendo is rolling out its Switch Online service next week

The long-awaited start of the online service for Nintendo's hybrid console is set in stone. Nintendo Switch Online, as it's called, will be launching on September 18, and beginning on that date, you'll need to pay a subscription fee in order to play games online. If you somehow manage to lose your Switch or it gets damaged, you can recover your cloud saves and any purchased digital content without too much hassle, along with your Nintendo Switch Online account.

You'll be able to play Super Mario Bros.

3, The Legend of Zelda and Dr. Mario, with newly-added online multiplayer, with Nintendo promising that 20 NES games will be available at launch.

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That said, it's not all rosy: One of the biggest disappointments about the proposed online play of the Switch was that the only way to get voice chat going was apparently via the dubious Switch Online app.

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. Individual membership is separated into three tiers: $3.99 for one month; $7.99 for three months and $19.99 for 12 months. Nintendo will also offer a family bundle for $34.99 that allows up to eight people to use the same subscription.

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