Published: Sat, February 03, 2018
Hi-Tech | By Cory Rios

Nintendo Switch online service launching in September 2018 Video

Nintendo Switch online service launching in September 2018 Video

In what should be a surprise to no one, Nintendo's $80 classic console - the Super NES Classic Edition - is a massive hit.

Based on the lifespan of Nintendo's DS and 3DS, it looks like Nintendo is actually threating the Switch as a handheld rather than a home console. If this was a reason at one point, there's no reason for it to still be one.

This means that in just 10 months it has outsold its disappointing predecessor, the Wii U, which was launched in 2012 and took five years to sell 13.5m consoles before being scrapped as a commercial failure last year.

When Nintendo announced the Switch in 2016, the firm claimed to have "reinvented gaming" with a console that also doubled as a tablet. That's an improvement over the Wii U versions; those failed to run at 60 fps, despite fan expectations.

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Like the Xbox Live and the PS Plus subscriptions, getting the Switch Online will guarantee players free games every month. The company has now officially announced a September 2018 launch of the Nintendo Switch Online service. "3", "Balloon Fight", and "Dr. Mario". Bayonetta 2 the game became an exclusive property of Nintendo as the game was launched only for Nintendo consoles. Dubbed Toy-Cons, the build-it-yourself are expected to make the console appeal to the mainstream market by added new ways to interact with its games other than the Joy-Cons.

Nintendo Switch owners have been treated to some great news by Nintendo.

Kimishima hopes that the Switch will continue to be sold beyond the next 5-6 years. What if down the road I want to play it again?

So it's entirely possible that while the Switch is technically supported for seven years or more it's superseded by a newer model long before that. Here's a few more confirmed or rumoured to be coming to the console in 2018 and beyond. In fact, it's Nintendo's fastest-selling console ever in the US.

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