Switch owners: Free online play will end this September
February 1, 2018
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To be replaced by a subscription service.

Nintendo has announced that by September of this year, Switch users will no longer be able to play multiplayer sessions for free. If you want to play online, you will need to purchase a subscription that can be paid monthly or yearly.

Nintendo already said that a paid online service is due to happen after the release of the Switch. This is the company’s answer to PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live which are both paid services that let you enjoy online multiplayer games along with benefits of getting free games every month.

That means that Nintendo will also include free games as part of the service, this may include Retro games along with titles previously released for the Switch.

Nintendo’s subscription service will cost $3.99 for a monthly plan and $19.99 for a yearly plan.

by Victor Philip Ortiz
Tech Enthusiast and Movie Buff. Has passion for all things tech - you’ll normally find him tinkering with the latest gadgets and computer peripherals. He is an avid collector of DVDs and Blu-ray discs, and recently discovered his love for gaming.
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