[UPDATE] August 10, 2018 2:05 p.m. EST The company has officially announced that Nintendo's Switch Online service will arrive in the second half of September, according to a tweet published on Thursday.

While the exact date has not been revealed, the "second half of September" target could mean that it should go live anywhere between September 17 and September 30.

More details on the features, plans and pricing, as well FAQs of Nintendo Switch Online can be found via its official website.

Read the original story below.

Nintendo has announced details of its upcoming Nintendo Switch Online service today in a company statement, as the paid service will allow users to experience online play for compatible Nintendo Switch games, access classic NES games with added online functionality, back up save data for most games, and more.

Expected to go live this September, the official cost is priced at $3.99 USD a month, while other plans are listed for three months at $7.99 USD and one year for $19.99 USD. There's also a $34.99 USD option for a family plan that works across up to eight accounts.

While one of the main points for signing up for the service will be its library of NES games that is slated to be Switch compatible with online compatibility and voice chat, there will be 20 games offered for the initial lineup, with the following 10 already confirmed for launch:

Balloon Fight Donkey Kong Dr. Mario Ice Climber The Legend of Zelda Mario Bros. Soccer Super Mario Bros. Super Mario Bros. 3 Tennis

According to Nintendo, more titles are expected to be added on a regular basis, and the games will also be playable when offline.

For the full details, head on over to Nintendo.

Also, ‘Super Smash Bros.’ is finally coming to Nintendo Switch.

What To Read Next

  • Image on Highsnobiety

    EXCLUSIVE: Valentino Is (V)ery Serious About This Locò Bag

    Style
  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Rolex Officially Enters the Resale Game

  • Image on Highsnobiety

    No Album Here, Just A$AP Rocky’s New Home Decor Line

  • Image on Highsnobiety

    As a Pre-album Treat, SZA's Dropping Denim Crocs

    Sneakers
  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Tracking Ben Affleck: The Accidental Sneakerhead

    Style
  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Off-White's Nike Air Terra Forma Is an Abloh Original

    Sneakers
*If you submitted your e-mail address and placed an order, we may use your e-mail address to inform you regularly about similar products without prior explicit consent. You can object to the use of your e-mail address for this purpose at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. Each newsletter contains an unsubscribe link. Alternatively, you can object to receiving the newsletter at any time by sending an e-mail to info@highsnobiety.com

Web Accessibility Statement

Titelmedia (Highsnobiety), is committed to facilitating and improving the accessibility and usability of its Website, www.highsnobiety.com. Titelmedia strives to ensure that its Website services and content are accessible to persons with disabilities including users of screen reader technology. To accomplish this, Titelmedia has engaged UsableNet Inc, a leading web accessibility consultant to help test, remediate and maintain our Website in-line with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), which also bring the Website into conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Disclaimer

Please be aware that our efforts to maintain accessibility and usability are ongoing. While we strive to make the Website as accessible as possible some issues can be encountered by different assistive technology as the range of assistive technology is wide and varied.

Contact Us

If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage on this Website, please contact us at accessibility@highsnobiety.com, +49 (0)30 235 908 500. If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the web page and nature of the issue in your email and/or phone call, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page or the information contained therein accessible for you.