Nintendo Switch Online is officially coming this spring in Hong Kong and South Korea, the special online service which carries a subscription fee similar to PS4+, Origin Access, Xbox Live, etc will help Nintendo Switch players to enjoy some awesome content. The service available in the west and now Nintendo finally planned to expand its roots further in the international domain.
The news is reported through a tweet of a promo banner shared by Nintendo.com.hk. Nintendo Switch Online was launched in the month of September 2018 last year and it took the company some months for expansion. There is no valid reason what took Nintendo so long to bring the services in pending regions like Hong Kong and South Korea.
South Korea especially has a massive population of gamers and it’s a home for esports, gaming is considered as one the major social activity in the region.
SC and TC banners for Nintendo Switch Online.
Interesting how the Famicom Controllers were used as illustration but the text still says "Nintendo Entertainment System". pic.twitter.com/hiD5wU1HTW
— Chinese Nintendo (@chinesenintendo) February 20, 2019
Nintendo Switch Online is a paid subscription service that comes in various monthly packs, like one, three and twelve months. It also comes in a Family Membership pack where upto 8 Nintendo account holders can enjoy common benefits. Below is the cost for west, the current price for Hong Kong and South Korea is not revealed.
Nintendo Switch Online Pricing
- 1 Month – $3.99
- 3 Months – $7.99
- 12 Months – $19.99
- Family Pack – $34.99 for 12 months.
Users can try a 7 day free trial to learn more about the features of Nintendo Switch Online subscription.