• Nintendo Switch Online has over 26 million members

    11 days ago - By VG 247

    Nintendo has given an update on the health of its online services. As part of a corporate policy briefing on the fiscal year ending March 2021, Nintendo offered a few updates on its business, and plans for the remainder of the fiscal year. Nintendo Switch Online, the company's paid online service, has now amassed over 26 million paid subscribers as of September. Switch Online is exclusive to Switch, and is required to play games online, similar to PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold. This is up from 15 million in January, meaning Animal Crossing: New Horizons is partially responsible for...
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  • Nintendo says Switch Online now has 26 million paid members

    Nintendo says Switch Online now has 26 million paid members

    11 days ago - By Destructoid

    Today during a semi-enlightening corporate management policy briefing from Nintendo , we got an updated figure for Switch Online membership: 26 million "+" paid members.
    Nintendo says that subscriptions "continue to rise," and that they have reached that figure thanks to the release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The numbers originally started to jump after Smash Ultimate , followed by a surge with Pokemon Sword and Shield , then New Horizons. It's very clear that Nintendo intends on tethering more functionality to first-party games in the future.
    The publisher states that "going...
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