• Nintendo Switch Online Live For All

    29 days ago - By Nintendo World Report

    The eShop maintenance is over, and now the games begin. Tonight's eShop maintenance is officially over, and Nintendo Switch Online is officially live.
    The free trial can be claimed on the console, which automatically starts a 1 month membership that can be immediately cancelled. The special NES Joy-Cons can now be ordered on the Special Offers page.
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  • Nintendo Sales Panic: August 2018 US NPD Group Results

    Nintendo Sales Panic: August 2018 US NPD Group Results

    29 days ago - By Nintendo World Report

    It was quiet for Nintendo, but Capcom had a banger of a five days. The monthly survey of US game sales produced some good results for Nintendo in August.
    Switch was the best selling hardware of August by unit sales, and just missed taking the revenue crown from the PlayStation 4 as well. No exact figures were provided by the NPD Group, but the Switch was up over last August (which featured the release of Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle).
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  • How To Order Nintendo Switch NES Joy-Cons

    How To Order Nintendo Switch NES Joy-Cons

    29 days ago - By Game Rant

    Shoppers interested in picking up the NES-themed Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons can follow this guide to find out how to pre-purchase the limited edition controllers right now.
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  • Nintendo Switch Online Members Can Now Pre-Order The NES Controllers

    29 days ago - By My Nintendo News

    Over the course of the last few hours, Nintendo has launched the Nintendo Switch Online service. As for those NES controllers, the company hasn't forgotten about those. If you are a Nintendo Switch Online member, you can now pre-order the controllers. They cost $60, so make sure you have plenty of money available. If you...
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  • Why the Nintendo Switch Online Service is Terrible

    29 days ago - By Gaming Reinvented

    A few days ago, Nintendo revealed various additional details about the Nintendo Switch Online service. Including various features like voice chat, save backups and video game subscriptions, the service is meant to bring Nintendo's online infrastructure into the 21st century, as well as offer something comparable to Microsoft and Sony's affairs in the same space....
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  • Aug. 2018 NPD - Switch/NES Classic post year-on-year gains, Nintendo hardware at strongest point since 2011

    Aug. 2018 NPD - Switch/NES Classic post year-on-year gains, Nintendo hardware at strongest point since 2011

    29 days ago - By Go Nintendo

    Industry-wide figures
    Total: $796 million (up 26 percent from $634 million in August 2017)
    Hardware: $214 million
    PC and console software: $330
    Accessories: $251 million
    - hardware spending in August 2018 grew 28 percent when compared to a year ago
    - Switch and the NES Classic Edition posted year-on-year gains
    - the month was effectively a tie in terms of dollars sales between the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch
    - the difference in sales was less than 3 percent
    - Hardware spending remains at its highest level achieved since 2011
    - Nintendo hardware sales are at their...
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  • Switch now allows you to play your digital games on another Switch via Nintendo Account

    Switch now allows you to play your digital games on another Switch via Nintendo Account

    29 days ago - By Go Nintendo

    The first time you use your Nintendo Account to connect to the Nintendo Switch eShop, the Nintendo Switch console you use will be activated as the primary console for your Nintendo Account. After you have designated your Nintendo Account's primary console you can still link that account to other Nintendo Switch consoles, but these consoles will not be activated as primary consoles.
    When using the primary console, any user on that device can play downloadable content you have purchased. You are also not required to connect online prior to using downloadable content on your primary console...
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  • The Nintendo Switch Online Service Is Now Live

    29 days ago - By My Nintendo News

    It has happened an hour and a half earlier than Nintendo said, but the Switch eShop maintenance has finished. The Switch Online service has now gone live, and you can now purchase a Nintendo Switch Online subscription. If you try to play some online multiplayer on a game that requires a subscription, you will now...
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  • You Can Now Share Your Digital Switch Games Across Other Switch Consoles With Your Nintendo Account

    29 days ago - By My Nintendo News

    If you're a Switch owner, and you have digital games on your console, then this news may really interest you. You will now be able to designate a Switch console as the “primary console”, then make other Switch consoles “non-primary consoles”. This will allow digital sharing across multiple Switch consoles via your Nintendo Account, something...
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