The Nintendo Switch Online NES games won’t require an internet connection, at least for a few days at a time. Fans eager to get some retro gaming in once the new online service launches tomorrow will be eager to hear they’ll have a bit of say in when and where they can access these classic titles.
Details continue to trickle in about the Switch Online service, which launches tomorrow, September 18. According to a recent FAQ posted by Nintendo, players can access the service’s NES games offline for seven days before they’ll need to find an internet connection.
Switch Online members will get access to 20 NES classics when the service launches, and Nintendo will be rolling out more titles over the coming months. Double Dragon, Tecmo Bowl, and River City Ransom will be some of the games on offer starting tomorrow. You can check out a full list of the upcoming games here.
Nintendo Switch Online launches tomorrow. An individual one-year subscription will run you £17.99, and Nintendo has a few other membership options as well should you care to shop around.