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Nintendo Switch Online: When it launches and what to know

28 days 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

28 days 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

28 days 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

28 days 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

28 days 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

28 days 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

28 days 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

28 days 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

28 days 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?

28 days 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

28 days 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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Huawei Mate 20 X unveiled as best mobile gaming device with world's 1st...

Huawei Mate 20 X unveiled as best mobile gaming device with world's 1st Graphene Film cooling system

There's no denying that Huawei brought its A game with the Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro , but the company didn't stop there. Meet the new Huawei Mate 20 X, a massive Android... Read more ...

Where's Our Soulcalibur VI Review?

Where's Our Soulcalibur VI Review?

The review embargo for Soulcalibur VI is up, but without seeing its online infrastructure on live servers, I'm not ready to give my final verdict on the game just yet. However... Read more ...

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What truly distinguishes SoulCalibur from its genre contemporaries is a pervading sense of adventure. It tells a grand tale of knights and ninjas, axe-wielding goliaths and... Read more ...

Destiny 2 Patch Notes For Update 2.0.4 Detail What's New

Destiny 2 Patch Notes For Update 2.0.4 Detail What's New

It's a big day for Destiny 2 , as Bungie is releasing a significant update alongside the launch of two events: Iron Banner and Festival of the Lost. In terms of the update, it... Read more ...

Pokemon GO gets fourth-gen monsters, but you'll have to travel the world to...

Pokemon GO gets fourth-gen monsters, but you'll have to travel the world to catch them

Niantic, the company behind Pokemon GO, has just announced it has introduced fourth-generation Pokemon to their game. Originally discovered in the Sinnoh region, featured in... Read more ...

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Some Great PC Game Deals For Steam This Week

Tabletop games are great-and popular, as illustrated by the influx of titles we've seen over the past decade-but they have a number of drawbacks. They're expensive, for one... Read more ...

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If you're starting to run out of things to do in Marvel's Spider-Man for the PlayStation 4, you'll be happy to learn that the game's first DLC chapters is due out in just one week. Read more ...

PS4 messaging bug fixed, consoles are saved

PS4 messaging bug fixed, consoles are saved

Almost everything is connected to the Internet these days. One benefit of that is the availability of data and services almost everywhere. One disadvantage is that it can take... Read more ...

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With the weekly reset comes another Ascendant Challenge in Destiny 2 : Forsaken. However, it appears that we've now seen every different version of this activity included in... Read more ...