The fans are not happy about the price increase for Nintendo Switch online. An insider believes he knows the reason for the announced additional costs of online services.
Nintendo Switch Online: Fans are upset
As part of a live stream Nintendo recently announced future prices for the service Nintendo Switch online. To the delight of fans nothing changes on the basic membership , with the additional extension package it looks, however, quite different.
This does contain games of retro Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis, but also suggests the same with 39,99 euro for individual membership and 69.99 euros zubuche for a family membership . In other words, users pay equal to two times a year. Although the package to Happy Home Designer DLC for Animal Crossing: New Horizons includes, Nintendo fans are shocked about their opinion unjustifiably high price.
Reddit users DoodleBuggering for example, has a very extensive opinion:
There are a few problems. 1) The N64 library is the smallest of all the Nintendo consoles. This means that it will probably take a long time, added to the present day games. 2) One finds Genesis games almost everywhere. SEGA has ported it to anything – there are plenty of options, including the Genesis Collection on the switch (which is cheap). If they SEGA CD, Saturn or Dreamcast games would add 32x, it would be tempting.
The price is now almost the same as for PS Plus. Above all, the AC DLC cries out for last-minute addition and is useless when AC has not, said DoodleBuggering.
What offers you Nintendo Switch online with the expansion pack? An overview:
Why is the expansion pack so expensive? one theory
Why Nintendo requires such high prices for the new extension of the switch services? According to NWR employee and best Nintendo Leakerin Emily Rogers the probable reason is simple: The cost of licenses . Here Nintendo was probably very generous:
The license cost is probably the main reason for the high price of the NSO extension. I ve heard that Sega was very, very well paid. This is remarkable because Sega was not a fan of the Wii VC services due to low sales, the division of revenues and the lack of marketing. That s why Sega did not support the Wii U.
In another Tweet Rogers points out that for the same service games from other companies would be licensed and the summing up. And then there s Nintendo s agreement with Rare and Microsoft for Banjo-Kazooie for the Nintendo 64 library. Furthermore came cost of third-party games such as Konami and Capcom it.
(Source: nintendo life)
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assessment of the editor
Of course, the very high price is only once a bit of a shock, but in the end you forget time and again behind it which work and name, in order to provide such a project off the ground. Therefore, the basic with the licenses is not even unlikely .
I personally like it when as much as possible in one place, so I m fan of the additional and clear libraries that return to me at the same time a piece of childhood. In the end, you pay only 4 euros a month for a single membership.
Of course, one does not have as much choice as in services such as PS Plus and Xbox Game Pass, but at NSO it s all in a completely different direction.
nevertheless Your want in the basic membership Me? This is easy on Amazon:
Nintendo Switch online membership – 12 Months | Switch download code
Now from € 19.99 at Amazon
The price may be higher now. Price as of 23/10/2021 18:54
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