Nintendo Switch Online finally has a concrete launch date

You'll be able to play Super Mario Bros. 3 on your Nintendo Switch next Tuesday.                  Nintendo

You'll be able to play Super Mario Bros. 3 on your Nintendo Switch next Tuesday. Nintendo

It's been a long road to get to the launch of the Nintendo Switch Online service, but it looks like it will finally happen next week.

Nintendo announced on Wednesday that Nintendo Switch Online will launch in just less than a week, on Saturday, Sept. 18.

So if you want to play some co-op Splatoon 2 or maybe some ARMS, then you'll need one of these. Some of the games that will be available at launch include Dr. Mario, Super Mario Bros.

Nintendo Switch Online will also give subscribers the ability to back up their save data in the cloud. A family plan serving up to eight Nintendo accounts will be priced at $34.99/€34.99 for twelve months. But what else would you like to see-and what more would you like to know about the Switch online service?

If you have multiple Switch users on a single home system, you'll definitely want to check your account settings and make sure all the accounts are in order. 3 on your Nintendo Switch next Tuesday.

The company had planned a Nintendo Direct event for September 6th, but that has been rescheduled to September 13th (3PM PDT), where the company will share new information about upcoming Switch and 3DS titles.

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