Nintendo Direct to take place tomorrow, September 13

Nintendo Switch Online

Of course, there's likely to be some gameplay tricks up Nintendo's sleeve with the Switch.

The long-awaited start of the online service for Nintendo's hybrid console is set in stone.

Nintendo fans were brimming with anticipation in the lead-up to Nintendo Direct on September 6, where the company was expected to reveal new games and info about its Switch and 3DS platforms.

So, we now know nothing more about Nintendo Switch Online beyond that it will launch on September 18 in North America and come with a week-long free trial - the service launches in just six days.

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In addition to facilitating online play, Nintendo Switch Online will include access to 20 NES games with online multiplayer components including The Legend of Zelda, Dr. Mario and Super Mario Bros. 3. We might hear about more games during the Nintendo Direct on Thursday.

That leaves only five days for you to make sure that your Switch profiles are linked to the proper account, or they'll be locked indefinitely. For individual memberships, one, three and 12-month subscriptions will cost $3.99, $7.99 and $19.99, respectively.

Nintendo Switch owners will not be automatically charged when the service launches in the second half of September, the company confirmed last month. This coincides with the release of Nintendo's paid online service and Switch version 6.0.

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