Nintendo Switch Online finally has a concrete launch date

Nintendo is rolling out its Switch Online service next week

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Obviously, it's mostly made up of Nintendo games like Pro Wrestling ("A victor is you!"), Excitebike, Mario Bros., Ice Climber, Dr. Mario and more.

Yesterday, Nintendo finally confirmed the launch date for the Switch's paid online service. Not the most shocking of reveals, mind you, but good stuff all around.

Nintendo Switch Online pricing plans in Canada will start at $4.99 per month.

What was the standout moment for you? Super Mario Bros. and forthcoming Excitebike and Ice Climber games.

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We still aren't going to be getting a Virtual Console, though the company will be adding 20 NES games to the console, along with the option to play them in co-op. There will also be cloud-based saves. Previously, playing online was free, but once Switch Online debuts, everyone will need to pay to play online.

Will you be signing up for Switch Online once it debuts on September 18th?

With the Family Membership, a Nintendo account holder "may invite up to seven others to join a family group; all members of the group will have access to Nintendo Switch Online".

News editor Jason Schreier wrote a attractive obituary for Luigi when he was tragically slain during a Nintendo direct.

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