Nintendo Switch Online Service To Arrive This September 2018

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Nintendo, as per a latest report, is planning to cross 20 Million sales number for its console of Switch in the upcoming financial year (that will conclude in March 2019). Although Switch players have had no problem going online and engaging with other players worldwide, the console's online infrastructure is still missing key features, especially its monthly subscription plan thanks to a delay. According to Statista Nintendo passed its Switch sales goal three months ahead of schedule.

The new service will give you access to SplatNet2, where you can see online battle stats, your gear, and more.

Nintendo's social media pages announced that Nintendo Switch Online will be launching in September, 2018.

With 9.07 million copies of "Super Mario Odyssey" sold as of December 31, 2018 (just two months!), and 14.86 million Switch consoles in the wild, 61% of Switch owners have "Odyssey".

There is no doubt that Nintendo Switch has performed way better than it was expected it to be and Nintendo plans to support the hybrid console for as long as possible and way past the Nintendo's traditional 5-6 year console cycle.

The critically acclaimed successor to a cult hit action game, Bayonetta 2, arrives on Nintendo Switch the week of February 16 worldwide. Additionally, the Switch already has a number of definitive editions of previously Wii U exclusive games and is set to get even more soon. Some of these games would include Dr. Mario, Super Mario Bros.

The Nintendo CEO also pointed out that the 3DS is critical to the company's business for its affordability and for being one of the first dedicated video game systems for children who have no previous experience with such a device.

As reported earlier this week, in nine months the Switch has sold more than the Wii U did in more than four years, which is obviously good news for Nintendo but the question now is what do they do next?

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