Nintendo Switch Online is finally here. The arrival implies that multiplayer fans will now need to subscribe to the service to continue playing online.
Individual memberships are available for $3.99 for one month, $7.99 for three months or $19.99 for 12 months. Up to eight Nintendo Account holders can use a family membership, which costs $34.99 for a year.
The 20 NES games being launched with the service are Balloon Fight, Baseball, Donkey Kong, Double Dragon, Dr. Mario, Excitebike, Ghosts ’n Goblins, Gradius, Ice Climber, Ice Hockey, The Legend of Zelda, Mario Bros., Pro Wrestling, River City Ransom, Soccer, Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros. 3, Tecmo Bowl, Tennis and Yoshi.
Nintendo plans to add additional classic NES games at no extra charge.
A Nintendo Switch Online membership also gives people the exclusive chance to purchase a pair of wireless Nintendo Entertainment System Controllers, which look like the original NES controller.