Nintendo Will Soon Let Players Convert Their Switch Online Memberships To Family Plans

Nintendo Will Soon Let Players Convert Their Switch Online Memberships To Family Plans

Like a lot of online subscriptions these days, family plans are now becoming more popular. This is because it allows more users to use a service in a more affordable manner without having to buy individual subscriptions. If you’re a Nintendo Switch owner, you might be interested in a change the company is making.

In a tweet by Nintendo of Europe, the company has revealed that they will soon be allowing Nintendo Switch Online subscribers to convert their existing memberships into a Family Membership. This means that if you had a solo membership with some time left on it, you won’t have to wait for it to expire before switching to a Family Membership.

Nintendo Introduces The 'ring Fit Adventure' For The Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Introduces The 'Ring Fit Adventure' For The Nintendo Switch

Last week, Nintendo teased a new gaming accessory for the Nintendo Switch. The accessory in question looked like some kind of fitness-related accessory where users could squeeze it and attach Joy-Con controllers to it. Now it looks like the accessory has since been made official where it is known as the Ring Fit Adventure.

The gadget comes in two parts, one of which is the Ring-Con and the other is the Leg Strap. This can be used to interact with games, like for example with the Leg Strap, Nintendo has suggested that users can wear it on their leg and run in place to move their characters in a game.

Nintendo Hints At New Hardware Experiences For The Switch

Nintendo Hints At New Hardware Experiences For The Switch

If you thought that Nintendo was done creating new hardware experiences for the Switch with their Labo kits, think again. This is thanks to a new teaser video released by the company in which new hardware experiences for the console have been hinted at. It is unclear as to what kind of accessories we are looking at, but it looks interesting.

According to the video, it seems to be some kind of circular accessory that is stretchy and expandable. It also seems that you can wrap things around your legs and squeeze it, giving gamers a new way of enjoying their games on the Switch console. It seems like it would be more suited for party-style games, so if you do enjoy these types of games, then this could be worth keeping an eye out for.

Assassin's Creed: The Rebel Collection Announced For Nintendo Switch

Assassin's Creed: The Rebel Collection Announced For Nintendo Switch

Earlier this year, Ubisoft released Assassin’s Creed III Remastered for the Nintendo Switch. If that wasn’t enough for you and you would like to see more Assassin’s Creed games launch for the console, you might be interested to learn that Assassin’s Creed: The Rebel Collection has been announced for the Switch during the Nintendo Direct event.

This collection will include both Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag and also Assassin’s Creed Rogue. Both the games will be familiar to gamers if they have played it in the past, although they will be slightly updated to make it more optimized for the Nintendo Switch system and its controls and portability.

Doom 64 Will Be Coming To The Nintendo Switch This November

DOOM 64 Will Be Coming To The Nintendo Switch This November

If you love playing old and classic video games, Nintendo and Bethesda might have some news that could make you very happy. In a tweet by the official DOOM account, it has been revealed that DOOM 64 will be launching on the Nintendo Switch console this coming November, or to be more specific, the 22nd of November.

In case you’re not familiar with DOOM 64, this is a title that was originally released back in 1997 where in case the name already did not give it away, was a version of Doom that was launched for the Nintendo 64 console. It was not a port of the game, but rather a sequel. It has been about 22 years since (we wonder if this might be the reason behind the 22nd of November date) so if you’re looking to relive a classic, then you’ll want to keep an eye out for it.

Snes Wireless Control And Snes Games Announced For Nintendo Switch

SNES Wireless Control And SNES Games Announced For Nintendo Switch

Thanks to an FCC filing spotted last month, it seemed to suggest that Nintendo could be getting ready to launch an SNES controller for the Nintendo Switch. Given that the company had previously launched the NES controller for the Switch, this progression actually made a lot of sense.

If the idea of playing on an SNES controller appeals to you, you’ll be happy to learn that Nintendo has indeed announced a wireless SNES controller for the Switch. This looks more or less identical to the original controller with the added bonus of being wireless. However, it will only be available to Nintendo Switch Online subscribers.

Overwatch Legendary Edition Will Be Coming To The Nintendo Switch

Overwatch Legendary Edition Will Be Coming To The Nintendo Switch

The other day thanks to what looked like an officially-licensed Nintendo Switch carrying case bearing the Overwatch logo being spotted on Amazon, it led to speculation that Overwatch for the Nintendo Switch could soon be announced. If the idea of playing Overwatch on the Switch appeals to you, you’re in luck.

This is because in an announcement made by Blizzard and Nintendo, it looks like the Overwatch Legendary Edition will be making its way onto the Switch console. Despite its name, this is essentially Overwatch for the Switch, but there will be some changes made to the gameplay where it will take advantage of the gyroscopes built into the console.

Steelseries Launched A Pair Of Wireless Headphones For The Nintendo Switch

SteelSeries Launched A Pair Of Wireless Headphones For The Nintendo Switch

While other consoles like the PS4 and Xbox One support wireless headphones, the Nintendo Switch doesn’t, or rather it isn’t quite as straightforward. Switch gamers who want to use wireless headphones will need to attach a wireless dongle to the console’s dock which means that using it in handheld mode is next to impossible.

The good news is that the folks at SteelSeries might have you covered. The company has announced its latest wireless gaming headset in the form of the Arctis 1 Wireless. This is a wireless headset that will be compatible with the Switch in handheld mode, thanks to a small 2.4GHz receiver that connects to the Switch’s USB-C port.

Officially-licensed Overwatch Nintendo Switch Case Spotted On Amazon

Officially-Licensed Overwatch Nintendo Switch Case Spotted On Amazon

Back in 2018, Blizzard launched their first game for the Nintendo Switch in the form of Diablo 3. This has opened up the door to the future possibility that more Blizzard games could arrive for the Switch. There have been talks in the past about Overwatch possibly coming to the Switch, where Blizzard acknowledged that it would be feasible.

The good news is that it looks like we could be getting closer to that becoming a reality. This is because according to reports, an officially-licensed Overwatch case was spotted on Amazon, where it based on the listing, it says that it is officially licensed by Nintendo and Blizzard Entertainment.

Ori And The Blind Forest Will Be Coming To The Nintendo Switch

Ori And The Blind Forest Will Be Coming To The Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch, for some reason, has managed to attract many popular indie games to its platform. If you’re a fan of indie games, then there is a good chance that you might have heard of the game “Ori and the Blind Forest”, a game which was originally released back in 2015 where it was released on the Xbox One and Windows.

However, the good news is that it looks like the game will no longer be exclusive to Microsoft’s platform, because it has been confirmed that Ori and the Blind Forest will be launching on the Nintendo Switch next month, or to be more specific, it will be launching on the Switch on the 27th of September.

Nintendo Denies They Are Running A Switch Exchange Program

Nintendo Denies They Are Running A Switch Exchange Program

However, it seems that those reports might not be 100% correct. In a statement released to The Verge, a Nintendo spokesperson was quoted as saying, “We do not have a Nintendo Switch exchange program. We always want players to enjoy their Nintendo Switch systems, and if anything ever gets in the way of that, we encourage them to visit http://support.nintendo.com for support, or to contact our consumer support team.”

For those who are unfamiliar, the reports of the exchange program suggested that gamers who purchased a new Nintendo Switch before a certain date were eligible to get an exchange for the newer model if they were willing to foot the bill and send their consoles back to the company. It sounded like a good idea, but unfortunately, it seems that it might not have been true.

Fcc Filing Hints At Snes Controller For The Nintendo Switch

FCC Filing Hints At SNES Controller For The Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch has several controllers designed for it. There are the default Joy-Cons that come with pretty much every console, then there is also the Pro controller for gamers who might want better ergonomics. Then there is also support for the GameCube controllers who gamers who think that it is the best way of playing Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

However, it seems that we could be getting another controller for the Switch, thanks to a recent FCC filing in which it suggests that Nintendo could actually be working on an SNES-like controller designed for the Switch console. This is thanks to the diagram that accompanied that FCC filing in which it seemed to more or less give us an idea of what to expect.

The New Nintendo Switch Will Have A Different Packaging To Prevent Confusion

The New Nintendo Switch Will Have A Different Packaging To Prevent Confusion

However, given that there is no difference aesthetically, how will gamers know which Switch they are buying? For starters, there will be a barcode that will differentiate the previous Switch from the new Switch, but to make it clearer, Nintendo has confirmed that the new Switch will come with new packaging to make things more obvious.

According to Nintendo who issued a statement to iMore, “The revised model of the flagship Nintendo Switch system includes the same look as the original, but it has longer battery life. The packaging for Nintendo Switch has also been given a new look. Consumers should start seeing the new packaging on store shelves around mid-August, but that will vary by individual stores and locations.”

Nintendo Switch Online Offering Gamers Full Game Trials

Nintendo Switch Online Offering Gamers Full Game Trials

Nintendo sometimes offers Switch gamers a trial of games that they want to play. However, these trials are quite limited in the sense that you couldn’t really do much in the game as it was a trial, but the idea is that it should still give you a good enough idea of what to expect before you buy it.

However, if you want to enjoy the game in full to get an even more comprehensive experience, you’re in luck. This is because Nintendo has announced that for Switch Online subscribers, they will be offering them a full game trial of Mario Tennis Aces. This means that you get to play the game in its entirety before you decide if you want to buy it or not.