Nintendo will launch its first paid online service, Nintendo Switch Online, to over 20 million Switch users all across the world this September. With it comes the ability to upload save data to the cloud, play classic NES games online, and voice chat through the use of a smart-device application — all for the price of $19.99 per year. But there's still one big brown Goomba in the room that needs to be addressed: where are all the must-have games launching alongside Nintendo Switch Online?
With Super Smash Bros. Ultimate releasing several months later in December, there's a clear gap in multiplayer based games during Nintendo Switch Online's autumn launch window. So where does this leave us? Could Nintendo have any big unannounced multiplayer Switch games that could potentially justify the price of their new paid online service? At its most recent shareholder's meeting, former President Tatsumi Kimishima revealed that Nintendo had unannounced "products" in the pipeline that the company plans to release before the end of this year's holiday season. Our best guess is that at least a few of them will cater to the new features introduced by Nintendo Switch Online. So, with that being said, here are five big games that we think Nintendo could release alongside Nintendo Switch Online.
This is a syndicated post. Read the original at IGN Video Games 2018-07-10.