• Nintendo Deletes Your Cloud Saves When Your Nintendo Switch Online Subscription Ends

    2 monthes ago - By Forbes

    Nintendo's new paid online service keeps getting worse. Your cloud saves will be deleted the moment you let your subscription lapse.
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  • Fortnite On Switch Won't Require A Subscription To Play

    Fortnite On Switch Won't Require A Subscription To Play

    2 monthes ago - By GameInformer

    In further news of the Nintendo online subscription service going live soon, Epic has revealed that Fortnite will not require the paid subscription to play.
    In their official FAQ for the online service, Nintendo included a note that there are exceptions for the online play cost. While there weren't a lot of specifics, Fortnite got called out as an example of a game that remains free.
    “Some games, such as Fortnite, can be played online without a Nintendo Switch membership,” the FAQ reads.
    It makes sense to make an exception for Fortnite. As a free game on pretty much every platform, putting...
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  • Nintendo Switch Online has some bad news for NES games and cloud saves

    Nintendo Switch Online has some bad news for NES games and cloud saves

    2 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    We're just a few days away from the launch of Nintendo Switch Online. Last night, Nintendo detailed the service once more during its latest Direct broadcast, but it didn't really tell us anything new, instead simply running down the list of features you get with your subscription. Today, however, we're learning some new things about the service - more specifically...
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  • Cloud Saves On Switch May Disappear Without Active Subscription

    Cloud Saves On Switch May Disappear Without Active Subscription

    2 monthes ago - By GameInformer

    With the Nintendo Switch online details being released yesterday and the impending launch making your previously-free online games now incur a cost, the smaller but pertinent details about the service are now coming out. As part of Nintendo's FAQ concerning cloud saves , the save data backup for the Switch, Nintendo mentions that cloud saves are seemingly not retained if you don't have an active subscription.
    "Save data stored via the Save Data Cloud backup is available for as long as you have an active Nintendo Switch Online membership," the FAQ reads. "Classic games in the NES - Nintendo...
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  • Nintendo requires online subscription to purchase Switch NES controller

    Nintendo requires online subscription to purchase Switch NES controller

    2 monthes ago - By Gamasutra

    Sale of the wireless NES controllers recently announced for the Switch is limited to one per Nintendo account as well. ...
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  • Nintendo Switch: Une fois l'abonnement au Cloud terminé, les sauvegardes supprimées

    Nintendo Switch:  Une fois l'abonnement au Cloud terminé, les sauvegardes supprimées

    2 monthes ago - By Be Geek

    Mettre fin à votre abonnement vous prive automatiquement et indéfiniment à toutes vos sauvegardes.
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  • You'll lose your cloud saves if your Nintendo Switch Online subscription expires

    You'll lose your cloud saves if your Nintendo Switch Online subscription expires

    2 monthes ago - By Digital Trends

    You'll want to make sure you never let your Nintendo Switch Online subscription lapse if you make use of cloud save data. Failing to do so will result in your cloud saves being erased for good.
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  • The NES Switch Controllers Will Only Be Available To Switch Online Subscribers

    The NES Switch Controllers Will Only Be Available To Switch Online Subscribers

    2 monthes ago - By GameInformer

    During yesterday's Nintendo Direct presentation, while detailing the upcoming Switch Online subscription service, Nintendo promised more details in the future regarding special offers that would be available exclusively to subscribers. This morning we learned about two of them.
    Splatoon 2 players who subscribe to Switch Online for a year will receive a special download code to unlock exclusive gear. In October, you will be able to download and Online Jersey and Online Squidkid V Shoes.
    The more interesting special offer, however, is related to the new wireless Switch NES controllers. The...
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  • Nintendo will erase cloud saves once Switch Online subscription ends

    Nintendo will erase cloud saves once Switch Online subscription ends

    2 monthes ago - By Gamasutra

    "Save data stored with Save Data Cloud cannot be kept outside of the duration of your Nintendo Switch Online membership." ...
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