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Nintendo Switch online access to cost less than $2.5 USD a month

Nintendo Switch gaming tablet online access fee to be less than $30 USD per year
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According to Nintendo's president, the online play for the Switch hybrid gaming console does not come for free. However, it is around two times cheaper than Playstation Plus and Xbox Live Gold.
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Nintendo consoles always had a big advantage over the competition, namely free online access. Sadly, that will no longer happen for the Nintendo Switch owners. The good part is that, according to the company's president, the service will be priced considerably lower than its competitors.

Tatsumi Kimishima recently spoke to Nikkei Asian Review, revealing an annual fee of 2,000 yen to 3,000 yen ($17.60 to $26.40) for the ehnanced paid online services for the Switch console. The same source also reveals that the online services will provide both "multiplayer online gaming and the library of downloadable classic games." Nintendo is also expected to introduce a smartphone chat app for the Switch as well.

By the end of March 2018, Nintendo also has plans to launch two or three smartphone games. Playstation Plus and Xbox Live Gold usually cost up to $60 USD per year. Nintendo Switch is expected to hit the market in March, carrying a price tag of $300 USD.

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Codrut Nistor, 2017-02- 2 (Update: 2017-02- 2)