Switch Online, which has been in development since the console launched previous year, will charge a monthly fee and in return enable users to play online against others and back up data from their console to the cloud.
There will also be discounts and special offers for members so you can chip away at that Switch premium you've been paying for certain titles. You can play the retro games right on Nintendo's newest console. 3, Donkey Kong, Ice Climber, The Legend of Zelda, Mario Bros., Soccer, Super Mario Bros., Tennis, with 10 more to be named later. Apart from the ability to play online, it will also allow gamers to have their saved files backed up in the cloud, so they can access them on whatever system they want.
The long-awaited online service for the Nintendo Switch is finally arriving this September, and the company released the price and details regarding the forthcoming service's offerings late Monday. Friends can even watch each other play single-player games online, and pass the controller at any time. One month is set to be priced at $4.99 CAD, three months is priced at $9.99 and 12 months costs $24.99. Those games include Balloon Fight, Dr. Mario, Super Mario Bros.
Nintendo didn't clarify if the 20 NES games would later be joined by SNES games, but they did mention that they would be expanding the roster of NES titles over time. One great feature, now lacking that will be included, is cloud backup for game saves.
Virtual Console has been expected to be introduced to Nintendo Switch ever since it was launched, however, Nintendo has confirmed that Nintendo Switch will not be getting one and Nintendo has no plans for it.
The Virtual Console, as we know it, is dead, but that's not to say classic games won't be repackaged and resold to Switch owners in some way. More details about this will be revealed before the launch. But the games usually had some useful modern features included and offered a way for Nintendo fans to access the games they loved most from years gone by.
West Virginia GOP candidate says McConnell created jobs for 'China people'
May 08, 2018 - 02:19
Fox Information politics editor joins "The Story" with response to the West Virginia GOP Senate main debate. Senate. "This idea that I called somebody a China person, I mean I'm an American person", Blankenship said.
Coal mining fatalities on the rise
May 08, 2018 - 02:17
Chief of Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Muhammad Tariq also confirmed that 16 miners had been killed. Two workers were rescued in an unconscious condition, while bodies of two miners were recovered Saturday night.
Protester Interrupts AG Jeff Sessions' News Conference, Calls Him an 'Evil Man'
May 08, 2018 - 02:14
On April 18, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen paid a visit to Calexico to see the replacement of a border barrier. Sessions' visit follows a March visit by President Donald Trump to Otay Mesa to survey border wall prototypes.
The Met Gala - Princess Diana's most iconic look of all time?
May 08, 2018 - 02:12
Donning a black, beaded lace gown by Stella McCartney, Rihanna shimmered on the carpet and proved her sexy style was here to stay. The 2008 theme was "Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy", which is a touch sophomoric, but hey, it was simpler times.
Cresswell urges West Ham to forget poor form
May 08, 2018 - 02:09
I want a team which plays at a level you'd expect. 'All of the video games now are huge, ' Moyes added. West Ham scored their second goal in the 64th minute and it was a strike worthy of settling any match.
Childish Gambino has Twitter shook with new music video
May 08, 2018 - 02:09
This project began as Glover's critically panned alter-ego, and has become something different entirely, and entirely brilliant. Each time there's a gun-related tragedy, we grieve, debate and then go back to smiling and dancing until it happens again.
Jose Mourinho approves Anthony Martial move to Juventus
May 07, 2018 - 15:05
And one player that has not impressed Mourinho is Martial, who has endured an inconsistent campaign. Mourinho is set to overhaul his side in a dramatic shape up of United's squad.
China fires back after U.S. blasts 'Orwellian' rule for airlines
May 07, 2018 - 15:04
China's Civil Aviation Administration has demanded the change from 36 foreign airlines, including some American carriers, according to the White House.
Suspect Who Shot Pakistan's Minister Had Links To Religious Party
May 07, 2018 - 15:03
Iqbal was shot soon after addressing voters in Kanjroor village in Narowal but the exact circumstances were not immediately clear. Considered the brains behind the party's development agenda, he previously headed up the planning ministry.
Stormy Daniels Makes Surprise Appearance on SNL - 'A Storm's a'Comin' Baby'
May 07, 2018 - 15:02
Giuliani also put the repayment at '$460,000 or $470,000', which is far more than the $130,000 the attorney said he wired Daniels. On ABC , Giuliani said he had "no knowledge" of any other payments to women, "but I would think if it was necessary, yes".
Instagram quietly launches payments feature
May 07, 2018 - 15:02
Furthermore, users will not only be able to make one-on-one calls and also engage in group conversations. At present, the "Resy" feature is only available for selected users in the United States and UK.
Bank Holiday Monday is set to be hottest in 20 years
May 07, 2018 - 15:01
The warmest weather is expected from Sunday as winds swing round to blow in from the continent rather than the Atlantic. Met Office forecasters say early fog patches will soon clear to leave another dry, warm and sunny day in the region.
Donald Trump would not have to comply with Mueller Subpoena: Rudolph Giuliani
May 07, 2018 - 01:02
Giuliani said last week that Trump had reimbursed Cohen for that payment and other unspecified items. He has called Daniels' allegations of an affair "false and extortionist".
NEW Cinco de Mayo Celebrations Today
May 06, 2018 - 00:11
Law enforcement agencies in Southern California will be out in force Saturday looking for impaired drivers on Cinco de Mayo . While the holiday's roots are in Mexico, it's actually a minor holiday there and is celebrated much more in the U.S.
Non-farm payrolls: United States jobs grow at slower-than-expected rate
May 06, 2018 - 00:04
The "all jobs" year-over-year percentage change is now +1.6%, with services at +1.7% and manufacturing, +2.0%. For workers, that means higher wages, and the April numbers were actually a bit disappointing on that front.