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

Nintendo is rolling out its Switch Online service next week

Most of it showed off several of the games with online support, including obvious choices such as Minecraft, Splatoon 2, Super Smash Bros.

Nintendo will sell wireless Nintendo Entertainment System controllers exclusively to Switch users with a paid Nintendo Switch Online membership to use with the service's free NES games, the company announced.

Nintendo has announced that it will roll out a new Switch update on September 18, created to lock user profiles to their linked Nintendo Accounts.

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

Two controllers are included in the package offered on Nintendo's online store, although it is important to note that these devices do not function as Joy-Cons.

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On a related note, Nintendo has rolled out an update for the official smartphone app available on Android and iOS.

It'll be free for the first week but after that it'll cost £3.49 a month, £6.99 for three months, or £17.99 for a year. The Switch's library has quickly become a rival of those of the Xbox One and the PS4, despite being much younger and having been developed by Nintendo, which has historically struggled with third party appeal.

Finally, there's the very inconvenient voice chat process for online games.

The whole service is ready for launch, and goes up next week on September 18th. The full scope of memberships will be available on the Nintendo website and the eShop, with the 3-month and 12-month options also available at Amazon, Best Buy, and GameStop. Leave your comments below.

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