As previously announced, the upcoming Nintendo console Switch will receive the support of an online service, similar to PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold. Now became known some details and the cost of the annual subscription. In an interview with Japanese publication Nikkei, the Nintendo representative said that 12 months of use of this service will cost 3,000 yen (1,500 rubles). This price looks very attractive against its main competitors: for example, an annual subscription to PS Plus is worth 3 199 rubles, and on Xbox Live – 3 599 rubles.
The subscribers to the online service for Nintendo Switch offer access to the multiplayer free classic game every month. As previously reported, the service will be paid since the autumn of this year, and before that gamers will not have to invest in it. To use voice chat during the game, you will need to install a special application on the smartphone.
Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima also shared plans regarding virtual reality. According to him, they have detailed study of the VR technology in the future can add them to Nintendo Switch. Now, however, experts concerned about mass appeal gamers to the dizziness and nausea while playing in VR-helmets. Nintendo want to wait until the time when the user without any problems will be able to play in VR for several hours.
Recall, Nintendo Switch will go on sale in Russia at the same time with the world on 3 March at a recommended price of 449 rubles 22. In the basic package along with the console will include two Joy-Con controller with holder, dock station, power pack and HDMI cable to connect to the TV.