Nintendo Online paid service starts next week, Nintendo Direct tomorrow

You'll be able to play Super Mario Bros. 3 on your Nintendo Switch next Tuesday.                  Nintendo

Nintendo has announced their Switch Online memberships will launch in Canada, the US and beyond on September 18, 2018. The service includes Nintendo Entertainment System games, and so Nintendo is releasing a wireless NES-style controller for the Switch that will work with those games.

In terms of perks, you don't get current gen games for free like you do on PSN.

The controllers will sell for $59.99 for a set of two, and will be available to pre-order on Nintendo's website starting on September 18.

The link contains a FAQ page and a full table of the features available to Nintendo Switch online subscribers over those who do not subscribe, which you can see below. According to Nintendo, "it will no longer be possible to unlink your Nintendo Account from your Nintendo Switch user".

Nintendo Switch owners will not be automatically charged when the service launches in the second half of September, the company confirmed last month. Super Mario Bros. and forthcoming Excitebike and Ice Climber games.

Nintendo has announced it is developing a third entry in the Luigi's Mansion for Nintendo Switch. For individual memberships, one, three and 12-month subscriptions will cost $3.99, $7.99 and $19.99, respectively.

Nintendo is offering several plans for the service.

The whole service is ready for launch, and goes up next week on September 18th.

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