We have known since January that the Nintendo Switch Online Service release date is September 2018. But now Nintendo has advanced and narrowed the expected time a little.
Nintendo has reduced the timing to the "second half" of September today. So if you hoped the release date would be, I do not know, September 14th, then you will be disappointed.
The shortened release date gives the release date of Nintendo Switch Online once in the last two weeks of the month. As it happens, there are two remarkable online games coming on. On September 28th: Dragon Ball FighterZ and FIFA 19. It may give a little hint when to expect it.
Nintendo Switch Online will make online multiplayer a first class feature, with a subscription costing $ 1
The service has already proven to be controversial with some fans. Someone has asked if it's worth paying $ 20 a year for another subscription service when the benefits seem relatively small. There has also been a real rebellion against the lack of a Virtual Console service like that present on Wii, Wii U and 3DS.
The switch has had a good press since launch, but Nintendo Switch Online can turn out to be the first real bump in the way of the platform when released next month. We just have to see.
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