As well as enabling online play, it will give paying members access to a selection of multiplayer-enabled NES titles, cloud saves, special store discounts and offers, and a companion app for smartphones.
It should be noted that after installing the update, you will no longer be able to unlink your Nintendo Account from your Switch user account. These will include Super Mario Bros, Ice Climbers, and the original Legend of Zelda.
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"Friends can even watch each other play single-player games online, and "pass the controller" at any time".
As announced before, the Switch Online service will cost $29.95 for 12 months, $11.95 for three months and $5.95 for a month-on-month subscription. Nintendo Switch Online players will also get to enjoy 20 classic Nintendo games, with more to come.
Nintendo has confirmed that the Nintendo Switch Online service will be going live on 19th September in Europe, and the day before (18th) in North America.
Are you excited for Switch Online to hit, or are you just disappointed that you'll have to pay to play online soon?