Paid membership service launching 2018
Free trial until launch

With this paid service, you can enjoy online multiplayer gaming as well as a dedicated smart device app that connects to your Nintendo Switch system and helps you connect with friends for online play sessions.

Check back for more details on the service before the official launch.

Nintendo Switch Online

Free until 2018

Online play on Nintendo Switch

You’ll be able to play co-operative and competitive games online by signing in with your Nintendo Account. Online play will be available for free until the membership service launches in 2018.

Please note: in general, usage of this service is required to play online on Nintendo Switch (exceptions may apply). This service is only for Nintendo Switch, and is not required to play online on Nintendo 3DS family systems or Wii U.

Available for free until spring 2017

Launching 2018

Online lobby and voice chat

A dedicated smart device app will connect to Nintendo Switch and let you invite friends to play online, set play appointments and chat with friends during online matches in compatible games – all from your smart device.
A free, pre-release version of this smart device app will be available in winter 2017.

Classic Game Selection*

Members will have ongoing access to a library of classic games with added online play, such as Super Mario Bros. 3, Balloon Fight and Dr. Mario.

*Name subject to change.

Classic games!
Super Mario Bros. 3
Balloon Fight
Dr. Mario

Please stay tuned for information about other titles.

Exclusive promotions

Members may receive special member-only price promotions for certain products in Nintendo eShop.

Pricing

1month
(30 days)

€3,99

3months
(90 days)

€7,99

12months
(365 days)

€19,99

All prices VAT inclusive.
Please note: prices in other currencies will be announced at a later date.

Enjoy online services for free until the membership service’s official launch in 2018

The paid service lets you play online and enjoy exclusive benefits. Standard online features such as system and game updates will be free for all Nintendo Switch users.

To access any of your system’s online services, you’ll need a Nintendo Account.

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Online services list

Feature: Online service members Non-members
Online play*
Online play* Free trial until 2018
Smart device app for online lobbies and voice chat
Smart device app for online lobbies and voice chat
Classic Game Selection
Classic Game Selection
Member-only exclusive price promotions
Member-only exclusive price promotions
Nintendo Switch system updates
Nintendo Switch system updates
Software updates
Software updates
Access to Nintendo eShop
Access to Nintendo eShop (**)
Register and manage friends
Register and manage friends (**)
Share screenshot images on social networks
Share screenshot images on social networks (**)
Nintendo Switch Parental Controls smart device app
Nintendo Switch Parental Controls smart device app (**)
  • * With some exceptions, usage of this service is required to play online on Nintendo Switch.
  • ** A Nintendo Account is required to take advantage of this service.