Nintendo Switch online subscription offer includes free SanDisk 128 GB memory card
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If you’ve been lucky enough to have a Nintendo Switch for the holidays (especially the new OLED model), you’ll want to pair your new console with additional storage and a Nintendo Switch Online membership. You can do both of these things for less thanks to Best Buy, which offers a free SanDisk 128GB memory card. with the purchase of a 12-month Nintendo Switch Online family membership priced at $ 34.99.
For those unfamiliar with the service, Nintendo Switch Online is the only way for Switch owners to play most Switch games online. This includes all first-party games, including Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Splatoon 2, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, as well as most third party games. The service also offers casual game trials where players can download the full version of a title and play it for a limited time. In the past, Nintendo has offered games like Pokken Tournament, The World Ends With You Final Remix, Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled, and more.
Nintendo Switch Online also provides cloud saves and access to the NES and SNES apps. These apps (which are downloaded for free from the eShop) allow Switch users to access separate libraries of old-fashioned video games originally released to the Nintendo Entertainment System and the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The biggest Nintendo proprietary games are on offer including Super Mario World, Super Metroid, The Legend of Zelda, and more. For old school fans or those who have never experienced these games, Switch Online is a great way to experience them.
Note that Nintendo recently added a new level to its Switch Online subscription offerings in the form of an expansion pack. In addition to the perks listed above, the expansion pack includes access to a library of Nintendo 64 games, online play for up to 4 players, Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise DLC and retro games. SEGA Genesis. Adding the expansion pack to your 12 month family membership will cost an additional $ 45 per year. Individual memberships cost $ 19.99 per year or $ 49.99 with the expansion pack.