Nintendo Restricts New Switch NES Controllers Behind Online Subscription

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Wireless NES controllers are coming to the Nintendo Switch - a flawless pairing with the Switch's upcoming library of NES games. No word yet on whether or not you can buy a single controller individually.

One small section of this FAQ talks about those precious cloud save files, specifically explaining what happens to them when your Nintendo Switch Online subscription expires.

It turns out that users will lose their cloud saves if they don't renew their subscription, and while NES games will be available offline, some sort of online check-in every seven days will be required.

When the Nintendo Switch Online service launches on September 18, subscribers will have access to all sorts of online-related perks. Retailing at $39.99 (£35) the game features the player as the mayor, focussing on urban planning and city management issues such as transportation and traffic congestion. These include a cute customised console with a Poke Ball Plus and the Let's Go Pikachu game.

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