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Nintendo Switch Online: When it launches and what to know

1 month ago   |   By SlashGear

After months of talking about it, today Nintendo Switch Online is finally launching. Once Switch Online is live, you'll need to pay a yearly to continue playing multiplayer games online, but there are a number of extra perks for those who choose to subscribe. The big question now is when, exactly, the service will launch. Nintendo detailed...
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Marketing Day: Facebook slapped with EEOC complaint, Instagram launches shopping channel & more

Marketing Day: Facebook slapped with EEOC complaint, Instagram launches shopping channel & more

1 month ago   |   By Marketing Land

Here's our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web.
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Geek Deals: Nintendo Switch Online Starts Today, 25 Percent off HP's Omen Gaming PCs

Geek Deals: Nintendo Switch Online Starts Today, 25 Percent off HP's Omen Gaming PCs

1 month ago   |   By Geek

If you're a Splatoon 2 diehard, watch out. Nintendo's for-pay online service for the Switch starts today, and you can pick up either a three-month pass or a whole-year subscription on Amazon. Keep...
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Nintendo Switch Online's NES Games Are Playable Offline For A Week

1 month ago   |   By GameSpot

Nintendo's online subscription service for Switch launches soon , and one of the benefits you get for subscribing is access to a library of NES games. Each of these classic titles supports some form of online play, whether that be competing directly against another player in Balloon Fight or taking turns controlling the action in a traditionally single-player title, but up until now, it has been unclear whether or not the NES games could be played offline. It turns out they can, but there's a slight caveat. According to the FAQ page on Nintendo's website , the NES games included in the...
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Nintendo Switch Online's Free Trial Will Charge You If You Don't Cancel

1 month ago   |   By GameSpot

Nintendo's online subscription service for Switch is almost here. The service rolls out in the US on September 18 , and after that, you'll need to have an active subscription in order to play most Switch games online going forward. If you're still undecided about signing up, Nintendo will also offer a free trial-but like most trial periods, you'll be charged if you forget to cancel. Beginning September 18, Switch owners will be able to sign up for one seven-day free trial of the Switch Online service from the console's Eshop. However, as detailed on Nintendo's website , if you don't...
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Nintendo Switch owners will have to pay to play online, starting today - CNET

1 month ago   |   By CNET

Nintendo is expected to launch it's new paid online service later this evening - which will charge players $19.99 a year to play games online.
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Here's When Nintendo Switch Online Is Going Live

Here's When Nintendo Switch Online Is Going Live

1 month ago   |   By Cinema Blend

If you're looking to subscribe to the Switch Online premium service day one, Nintendo has revealed when, exactly, the service will go live later today.
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Nintendo Switch Online lands today, complete with strange cloud saves

Nintendo Switch Online lands today, complete with strange cloud saves

1 month ago   |   By Engadget

Welcome to 2018, Nintendo. After 38 years in the gaming-hardware business and 15 years after the launch of Xbox Live, Nintendo is finally offering an online subscription service in its latest console, the Switch. Nintendo Switch Online goes live on t...
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Fortnite Switch bundle announced with in-game freebies

Fortnite Switch bundle announced with in-game freebies

1 month ago   |   By SlashGear

Nintendo is keeping its string of Switch console bundles going, today announcing a new Fortnite bundle. Officially called the Fortnite Double Helix bundle, this joins the recently-announced bundles for Pokemon Let's Go and Super Smash Bros Ultimate, which are all launching later this year. The Fortnite Double Helix bundle will be the first out of the gate, as it's arriving...
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What Time Does Nintendo Switch Online Go Live?

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

Here's when Nintendo Switch Online goes live, after some Nintendo eShop maintennance.
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Nintendo Switch Online launches today - here's how to join

Nintendo Switch Online launches today - here's how to join

1 month ago   |   By The Verge

Nintendo Switch Online is scheduled to launch later today, September 18th, shortly after 11PM ET / 8PM PT. Once it arrives, the free online gaming that Switch owners have enjoyed since the console's launch will come to an end. To enjoy the same games online, you'll need a subscription to the service.
Thankfully, buying into the service doesn't cost very much, and it will grant you access to more than just online gameplay. You'll also be able to chat with friends via the Switch Online app, back up your precious game saves to the cloud , and play a growing collection of retro NES games...
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How to upgrade your PS4 hard drive to 4TB or more

How to upgrade your PS4 hard drive to 4TB or more

When the PlayStation 4 was first released, 500GB of storage seemed ample. It soon turned out not to be, however, with game file sizes expanding at a fair rate of knots. Take... Read more ...

Win a 65-inch 4K TV and Black Ops Pass with Call of Duty: BO4

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If you think you rule at Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Blackout mode then now is the time to prove it, because we're giving an epic prize to whoever can pull off the best... Read more ...

Soulcalibur VI launches on Xbox One and PC

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Fight as Geralt of Rivia. Many months ago at The Game Awards 2017 , Bandai Namco revealed Soulcalibur VI. Fans have been waiting for the return of this legendary fighting... Read more ...

Starlink: Battle for Atlas Xbox review: A grand universe full of potential

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Black Friday UK 2018: When Is It, Early Deals from Amazon and How to Get the...

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Welcome to IGN's Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018 page, your source for all the best deals in the UK. If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale... Read more ...

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Astronomers using the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope uncovered a titanic structure lurking in the early Universe. Nicknamed Hyperion, the galaxy... Read more ...

Download Red Dead Redemption 2 today - seriously do, it's massive

Download Red Dead Redemption 2 today - seriously do, it's massive

Getting ready to ride out onto the dusty plains of Red Dead Redemption 2? You can get ahead of the pack from today, as Rockstar has opened up pre-load downloads for the western... Read more ...

Was It Smart For Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 To Drop Single Player? - Steam Punks

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Ed and Jess discuss how two game franchise giants, Call of Duty and Fallout, have changed to multiplayer only offerings this year and if that's good or bad. Read more ...

Starlink Battle For Atlas review: Toys to space

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The toys-to-life trend of plastic playthings and console games is, by most, considered to have had its day. Skylanders , Disney Infinity and Lego Dimensions were the main... Read more ...

Red Dead Redemption 2: Launch Trailer, File Size, Release Date, Features...

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