Nintendo Switch Online

Nintendo Switch Online (NSO) is an online subscription service for the Nintendo Switch video game console. The service is Nintendo's third generation online service after Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection and Nintendo Network. Following an interim period where Nintendo offered online multiplayer free of charge, the subscription service officially launched on September 18, 2018.

Nintendo Switch Online
TypeOnline service
Launch dateSeptember 18, 2018; 4 years ago (2018-09-18)
Platform(s)Nintendo Switch (except Chinese version)
MembersOver 36 million (as of September 2022)

Nintendo Switch Online features include online multiplayer, cloud saving, voice chat via a smartphone app, access to special profile pictures, as well as other promotions and offers. Also included is access to a library of Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES), and Game Boy (GB) games.

An expanded tier of the service, Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack, was released on October 25, 2021, and currently includes Nintendo 64 (N64), Sega Genesis, and Game Boy Advance (GBA) games in its library. This tier also includes access to paid DLC for Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and Splatoon 2.

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