Games Industry writes: "Nintendo Switch Online now has 8 million subscribers, but a growing number of them are opting for shorter subscription plans."
Then provide a service that doesn’t suck ass
It doesn’t suck ass but throwing NES games at us time and time again doesn’t help matters.
The drip feeding is what annoys me. Plus the lack of Snes and N64.
It does suck, having to pay for peer to peer is horrible not to mention all the cheaters you come across online can get pretty bad especially on Mario kart
In terms of Smash anyway, you can't talk to friends, you can't invite friends, and you can't message friends. How is that not complete ass? You literally can't interact with your friend list AT ALL, and you are actually going to sit here and tell me it isn't ass? Come on dude... also idc if they add Snes games, I want their ONLINE SERVICE to have good ONLINE... period.
It's a cheaply done service. I'm only subscribed as it costs me £4 a year (family sub split between 8). If it was full price I wouldn't touch it as it is.
It’s Not even worth that
Zelda 2 was worth playing from the list of games. At around 33.3333p a month. But not played a single online game so can't tell what that's like.
If they put the legacy games from super nintendo to gamecube on there the thing would be amazing. NES games look awful and are basic.
Handing out miniscule roms every now and then is rubbish imo you don't buy a switch to play nes games
You also don't pay for an ONLINE SERVICE to not be able to, invite friends, message friends, or talk to friends. Honestly trash Nintendo needs to wake up.
Wow that's a lot for a not so cheap service.
"It is critical that these members want to continue using the service for a long time rather than letting it expire, and for that we need to build relationships with consumers and enrich the content. With this in mind, we are currently planning ways to boost the appeal of the service on a yearly basis... It is very important to our future business and we are giving it our all." You have plans? Shouldn't the service have already had those plans in place from the start? Also, you're giving it your all? come on, we all know that isn't true. It lacks the most basic features that free online services have.
I mean its only $20 a year and I do want the cloud saves. Improvements are needes though yes.
I think Nintendo need to give us more online games. Smash bros is really the only online Nintendo ip this year I think and out side of that you have splatoon and MK8 can't think of others off the top of my head. If they make the new pokemon game online as well as a Mario metroid and even an fzero ide see more people picking it up even the way the service is now. Nintendo have a long way to go with its online service but at least they have started
I still think the Nintendo Game Archive thing is a pretty cool thing to have, it's pretty clear they need to work on it still. I think the biggest problem they need to work on is voice chat honestly. Using a phone app and the console at the same time kind of sucks, unless you do what I did and grab yourself a Steel Series Arctic 3 Bluetooth Edition but the price is kind of iffy still. Fixing that may help in boosting service allot more then Nintendo may think. Still I can't wait to see what they do to boost up the service to work for them. It'll be a win for both Nintendo and the user base.
What I did was get one of those controller extenders that holds your phone in place when you play mobile games that support controllers. A little adjusting and it works w my pro controller on switch and I use the chat app in multiplayer
I was doing the same thing with my controller as well actually, for a little while anyway. Since I use a Xbox One controller for my Switch in docked mode I just used the phone adapter I got a little while ago for it. Works like a charm. Now I don't really need to since the head phones I purchased can connect to the Switch with a normal wire and connect to Bluetooth at the same time. it makes life so much easier, though I will admit the price could be better for them. I got them since I needed new gaming headphones anyway and they work on everything else as well.
Add SNES N64 GameCube Wii games to the catalog selection for their subscription service. Switch is still my favorite console this gen. They found their niche just keep refining the “switch” over the coming years. Switch mini- size of a iPhone XS Max, I feel joy cons would fit into that fine. Switch 2.0/Pro - size of iPad w Pro joycons that give you a better grip in portable mode and feels like a pro controller when it’s docked for at home play.
Does that mean you'll FINALLY give us the Virtual Console we deserve?
You know you screwed up when you’re having problems getting people to keep subscribing to something so cheap. It’s a service that sucks that much
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