The Nintendo Switch‘s paid online service, which had been delayed, is now coming this September.

The base price is $3.99 per month with three month and full year plans available at $7.99 and $19.99. Compared to the cost of PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold, these are reasonable rates. Both PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold cost $59.99 a year, $24.99 for 3 months, and $9.99 per month. The Nintendo service includes:

  • Online lobby and voice chat
  • The Nintendo Switch Online service lets Nintendo Switch owners enjoy online multiplayer gaming as well as Nintendo Switch Online app that connects to your Nintendo Switch system and helps you connect with friends for online play sessions in compatible games.

  • Classic Game Selection* and eShop deals
  • Subscribers will have ongoing access to a compilation of classic games with added online play, such as Super Mario Bros. 3, Balloon Fight and Dr. Mario, and will receive special offers that may include discounts on select digital games and content.

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