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New Zealand and Australian prices revealed for paid Nintendo Switch service

08 May 2018

Nintendo will be releasing its own paid online service later this year and the company has finally revealed how much it will cost users each month.  Unlike PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold, the paid Nintendo Switch online service will be much more affordable per year. Details of what you can get have been posted down below. 

  • Individual memberships:
    • One month (30 days): AU$5.95 / NZ$6.55
    • Three months (90 days): AU$11.95 / NZ$13.15
    • 12 months (365 days): AU$29.95 / NZ$32.95
  • Family membership (12 months/365 days): AU$54.95 / NZ$60.45

The three big features of the online service gives you access to online multiplayer, play various original NES video games as well as saving data via the cloud to back up your precious progress.  Ten NES games have already been announced and they include the following games: Balloon Fight, Dr. Mario and Super Mario Bros. 3 will be joined by Donkey Kong, Ice Climber, The Legend of Zelda, Mario Bros., Soccer and Super Mario Bros. Tennis. Ten more games will be announced in the near future.  No release date for the paid Switch service has been revealed yet, but it will be launched around the world sometime this September. 

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