Nintendo to sell NES-style Switch wireless controllers to online service subscribers

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This will be especially important if you have multiple Switch profiles in your house, such as those for children and other family members.

Nintendo sent along instructions in its email, which walks users through the process of linking the appropriate Nintendo Account step by step.

Joy-Con will be fully compatible with these games - but for those who want their controller input a little more angular, Nintendo's got you covered here. Not all games will support this feature, but it's a relief to see Nintendo add a feature that should have been ready at launch.

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Nintendo Switch Online has been a long time coming.

Nintendo announced on Wednesday that Nintendo Switch Online will launch in just less than a week, on Saturday, Sept. 18. I'd also recommend the cloud saves for those of you with massive completionist save files (looking at you, Breath of the Wild), so you don't have to worry about them being lost for some reason. We say standard, but that isn't quite the right word to describe it.

The service also unlocks access to a library of NES games, including Super Mario Bros. Some existing titles such as Splatoon 2 have received significant updates, too.

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Finally, there's the very inconvenient voice chat process for online games.

Nintendo plans to give more details about Nintendo Switch Online at an event tomorrow.

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