Nintendo Switch online subscription delayed to 2018

Discussion in 'Switch - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by TheDarkGreninja, Jun 2, 2017.

  1. TheDarkGreninja
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    Nintendo has delayed their online subscription, that was set to launch in Autumn 2017, to launch sometime in 2018, meaning users will get some more time experiencing online on the Switch for free! They also revealed the prices and the fact that people with a paid subscription will get access to older games with new online play support. The full details and prices can be seen below.
    Subscription prices:

    1-Month Membership
    $3.99 (USD)

    3-Month Membership
    $7.99 (USD)

    12-Month Membership
    $19.99 (USD)

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    More information regarding the classic games collection:
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  2. ShadowOne333

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    I hope this doesn't have anything to do with the Hacker Bounty program.
    Looks fishy.
     
  3. MasterViper81

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    I'm still waiting for a reason to try it in the first place.
     
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    Good, glad there's more info now :D
     
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    So Zelda isn't enough?
     
  7. Meteor7

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    Zelda doesn't have any online functionality.
     
  8. grossaffe

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    Didn't realize it was such a compelling online experience.
     
  9. TheDarkGreninja
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    Oh i thought you were talking about Switch in general.

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    Had a bit of a brain fart there.
     
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  11. Meteor7

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    Naw, I like the Switch, at least in terms of hardware. I just wish more games would come out on it so I could enjoy it more.
     
  12. TheDarkGreninja
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    Oh, I see.
     
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    This coming so soon after the recent ban wave and Supreme Court ruling. Any more news?
     
  14. TheDarkGreninja
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    Maybe? today/yesterday is/was great for news.

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    Ooo this is front page worthy? @Chary :creep:
     
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    Now everyone will finally be able to play balloon fight and Dr Mario against others online! Forget arms or Splatoon for esports, Dr. Mario is gonna be the new esports hit!
     
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    Twas a little short, but you had the general idea down! My bad for not paying attention to the news today, haha, so up your thread goes!
     
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    Super Mario Bros 3 with online play? I can see Dr. Mario with its multiplayer. I was going to say Street Fighter 2 but oh...there's that new version for Switch.
     
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    Damn, you're right. I think super mario kart would be pretty awesome.
     
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    I am really happy it is not as expensive as I was expecting.
    what is that?
     
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