Nintendo’s new wireless NES controllers are a Switch Online exclusive


3, Tecmo Bowl, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Ice Climber, Double Dragon, Gradius, Ice Hockey, Mario Bros., Dr. Mario, River City Ransom, Pro Wrestling and Baseball.

Each controller can be used separately for any of the co-operative NES games you may play as part of the Switch online service. Plus, you can enhance your online experience with features available through the smartphone app and receive special offers.

Nintendo fans were brimming with anticipation in the lead-up to Nintendo Direct on September 6, where the company was expected to reveal new games and info about its Switch and 3DS platforms. The Switch eShop will not be available for "up to 3 hours". Level up with a Nintendo Switch Online membership! "It will also be possible to play these games offline".

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Check back here tomorrow for all of the news from the Nintendo Direct and if Animal Crossing gets announced, please pinch us so we know that we're not dreaming. You also have the option of a family subscription. Originally set to launch in 2017, Nintendo ended up having to delay the service multiple times before eventually landing on the second half of September.

While Switch Online will rid of the ability to play online multiplayer games for free, Nintendo is assuring users that not all online features will require a subscription from September.