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

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

Prior to this change, it is important to confirm that your Nintendo Account or your child's Nintendo Account is linked to the correct user.

The long-awaited start of the online service for Nintendo's hybrid console is set in stone.

The Direct, which was rescheduled following the quake that struck Hokkaido earlier this month, will include news on 3DS titles, Switch games and the long awaited Nintendo Switch Online service. These will include Super Mario Bros, Ice Climbers, and the original Legend of Zelda. Online play, Save Data Cloud backup and Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app features available in compatible games. Today, Nintendo detailed the firmware update that's coming along with the Switch Online launch, and it's making some changes that Switch owners should definitely know about. For individual memberships, one, three and 12-month subscriptions will cost $3.99, $7.99 and $19.99, respectively. We're sure to get more info on the service during tomorrow's Direct, so we'll see what else is in store for the soon-to-come update.

The company had planned a Nintendo Direct event for September 6th, but that has been rescheduled to September 13th (3PM PDT), where the company will share new information about upcoming Switch and 3DS titles.


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