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Nintendo Switch Online: When it launches and what to know

4 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

After months of talking about it, today Nintendo Switch Online is finally launching. Once Switch Online is live, you'll need to pay a yearly to continue playing multiplayer games online, but there are a number of extra perks for those who choose to subscribe. The big question now is when, exactly, the service will launch. Nintendo detailed...
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Marketing Day: Facebook slapped with EEOC complaint, Instagram launches shopping channel & more

Marketing Day: Facebook slapped with EEOC complaint, Instagram launches shopping channel & more

4 monthes ago   |   By Marketing Land

Here's our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web.
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Geek Deals: Nintendo Switch Online Starts Today, 25 Percent off HP's Omen Gaming PCs

Geek Deals: Nintendo Switch Online Starts Today, 25 Percent off HP's Omen Gaming PCs

4 monthes ago   |   By Geek

If you're a Splatoon 2 diehard, watch out. Nintendo's for-pay online service for the Switch starts today, and you can pick up either a three-month pass or a whole-year subscription on Amazon. Keep...
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Nintendo Switch Online's NES Games Are Playable Offline For A Week

4 monthes ago   |   By GameSpot

Nintendo's online subscription service for Switch launches soon , and one of the benefits you get for subscribing is access to a library of NES games. Each of these classic titles supports some form of online play, whether that be competing directly against another player in Balloon Fight or taking turns controlling the action in a traditionally single-player title, but up until now, it has been unclear whether or not the NES games could be played offline. It turns out they can, but there's a slight caveat. According to the FAQ page on Nintendo's website , the NES games included in the...
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Nintendo Switch Online's Free Trial Will Charge You If You Don't Cancel

4 monthes ago   |   By GameSpot

Nintendo's online subscription service for Switch is almost here. The service rolls out in the US on September 18 , and after that, you'll need to have an active subscription in order to play most Switch games online going forward. If you're still undecided about signing up, Nintendo will also offer a free trial-but like most trial periods, you'll be charged if you forget to cancel. Beginning September 18, Switch owners will be able to sign up for one seven-day free trial of the Switch Online service from the console's Eshop. However, as detailed on Nintendo's website , if you don't...
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Nintendo Switch owners will have to pay to play online, starting today - CNET

4 monthes ago   |   By CNET

Nintendo is expected to launch it's new paid online service later this evening - which will charge players $19.99 a year to play games online.
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Here's When Nintendo Switch Online Is Going Live

Here's When Nintendo Switch Online Is Going Live

4 monthes ago   |   By Cinema Blend

If you're looking to subscribe to the Switch Online premium service day one, Nintendo has revealed when, exactly, the service will go live later today.
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Nintendo Switch Online lands today, complete with strange cloud saves

Nintendo Switch Online lands today, complete with strange cloud saves

4 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

Welcome to 2018, Nintendo. After 38 years in the gaming-hardware business and 15 years after the launch of Xbox Live, Nintendo is finally offering an online subscription service in its latest console, the Switch. Nintendo Switch Online goes live on t...
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Fortnite Switch bundle announced with in-game freebies

Fortnite Switch bundle announced with in-game freebies

4 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

Nintendo is keeping its string of Switch console bundles going, today announcing a new Fortnite bundle. Officially called the Fortnite Double Helix bundle, this joins the recently-announced bundles for Pokemon Let's Go and Super Smash Bros Ultimate, which are all launching later this year. The Fortnite Double Helix bundle will be the first out of the gate, as it's arriving...
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What Time Does Nintendo Switch Online Go Live?

4 monthes ago   |   By Forbes

Here's when Nintendo Switch Online goes live, after some Nintendo eShop maintennance.
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Nintendo Switch Online launches today - here's how to join

Nintendo Switch Online launches today - here's how to join

4 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Nintendo Switch Online is scheduled to launch later today, September 18th, shortly after 11PM ET / 8PM PT. Once it arrives, the free online gaming that Switch owners have enjoyed since the console's launch will come to an end. To enjoy the same games online, you'll need a subscription to the service.
Thankfully, buying into the service doesn't cost very much, and it will grant you access to more than just online gameplay. You'll also be able to chat with friends via the Switch Online app, back up your precious game saves to the cloud , and play a growing collection of retro NES games...
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A Closer Look at the 3 Villains From DISNEY VILLAINOUS: WICKED TO THE CORE

A Closer Look at the 3 Villains From DISNEY VILLAINOUS: WICKED TO THE CORE

This weekend at New York Toy Fair, Wonder Forge won Game of The Year for Disney Villainous. The worker placement game that lets players take on the role of iconic Disney... Read more ...

Get a Nintendo Switch With $35 eShop Credit for $299

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If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use . If you've been holding out on picking up a new Nintendo Switch, your... Read more ...

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Respawn's Apex Legends is a huge hit. The free-to-play battle royale shooter is closing out its second week since release, and it's still retaining its top spot on the Twitch... Read more ...

You'll Have a Yabba Dabba Doo Time With the Lego Flintstones

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The Flintstones will turn 60 next year, but Lego is starting the Stone Age celebration a little early. They're getting ready to ship their first Flintstones set to stores... Read more ...

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Jump Force is a celebration of 50 years of Weekly Shonen Jump manga, featuring nearly four dozen fighters from 16 of the magazine's most iconic stories. Bandai Namco's arena... Read more ...

List of Anthem known bugs and launch issues

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Everything that's not working in the wild! Anthem launched on EA Access for Xbox One and Origin Access for PC today. As with any online game at launch, it has some surprisingly... Read more ...

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With a looming release date, it's only natural that principal photography on the latest Star Wars movie would wrap up sooner or later, but it's still a little bitter sweet with... Read more ...

Amazon begins teasing its upcoming ‘Lord of the Rings' TV series

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With Game of Thrones entering its eighth and final season this spring, many of us are curious to see if anything can possibly take its place. With the proliferation of... Read more ...

Evo Japan Cuts Stream During Dead Or Alive 6 Segment

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Evo Japan, the Japanese version of the venerated fighting game tournament, is currently ongoing in Fukuoka, Japan. The newer branch of Evo is getting its footing in its second... Read more ...