Nintendo Switch Online

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Nintendo Switch Online
Nintendo Switch Online logo.png
The Nintendo Switch Online Logo.
Provider Nintendo
Launched September 19, 2018
Service provided Online Wireless Communications
Accessible by Internet
Website Nintendo Switch Online – Nintendo Switch™ Official site – Online gaming, multiplayer, voice chat

Nintendo Switch Online (Japanese: Nintendo Switch Online) is a service run by Nintendo that allows users to be matched up with other players and play games with each other. It is used by games for the Nintendo Switch. It is the successor to the Nintendo Network service. It is the first service by Nintendo that requires the user to pay a subscription fee in order to allow players to use online functionality with games such as online multiplayer.

Charges

Japan: Individual - 1 month: ¥306, 3 months: ¥815, and 12 months: ¥2,448 and Family - 12 months: ¥4,584.

the United States: Individual - 1 month: $3.99, 3 months: $7.99, and 12 months: $19.99 and Family - 12 months: $34.99.

Canada: Individual - 1 month: $4.99, 3 months: $9.99, and 12 months: $24.99 and Family: $44.99.

the United Kingdom: Individual - 1 month: £3.49, 3 months: £6.99, and 12 months: £17.99 and Family - 12 months: £31.49.

Eurozone: Individual - 1 month: €3.99, 3 months: €7.99, and 12 months: €19.99 and Family - 12 months: €34.99.

Switzerland: Individual - 1 Month: CHF 5.60, 3 Months: CHF 11.20, and 12 months: CHF 28 and Family - 12 months: CHF 38.29.

Australia: Individual - 1 month: $5.95, 3 months: $11.95, and 12 months: $29.95 and Family - 12 months: $54.95.

New Zealand: Individual - 1 month: $6.55, 3 months: $13.15, and 12 months: $32.95 and Family - 12 months: $60.45.

South Korea: Individual - 1 month: ₩4900, 3 months: ₩9900, and 12 months: ₩19900 and Family - 12 months: ₩37900.

Hong Kong: Individual - 1 month: $25, 3 months: $65, and 12 months - $155 and Family - 12 months: $295.

Features

Friend Codes

Main article: Friend Code

The Nintendo Switch Online service allocates a Friend Code to every user on the service, generated during the creation of the account. It is used to identify other players on online play along. This feature was also used for the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection.

In the games

Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Pokémon Let's Go Eevee were the first Pokémon games to utilize the Nintendo Switch Online service.

Features

Features in the core series games

  • Nintendo Switch Online is required to trade and battle online.

Games compatible with the Nintendo Network

The following Pokémon games are compatible with the Nintendo Network service.

Nintendo Switch titles

References



Communications media
Gen I Game Link CableTransfer Pak3DS Wireless (VC)
Gen II  Game Link CableInfraredTransfer Pak
Mobile Game Boy Adapter3DS Wireless (VC)
Gen III Game Link CableWireless AdapterDual-slot mode
Gen IV DS WirelessWi-FiDual-slot modeInfrared
Gen V DS WirelessWi-FiInfrared
Gen VI 3DS WirelessNintendo NetworkInfraredStreetPassSpotPass
Gen VII 3DS Wireless/Switch WirelessNintendo Network
InfraredNintendo Switch OnlineBluetooth
Gen VIII Switch WirelessNintendo Switch Online