New Details About Nintendo Switch Online Cloud Saves and NES Games Revealed

15 September, 2018, 03:03 | Author: Patty Hardy
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At the very end of the September 2018 Nintendo Direct, a new Animal Crossing game was announced. U Deluxe has been officially announced for Nintendo Switch.

When asked for comment by Kotaku UK, Nintendo replied: "Nintendo does not comment on rumour and speculation", but, even in the absence of official word, it seems pretty obvious that the company has prepared to eventually release SNES controllers for Switch (which also means SNES games).

In comparison, cloud saves on Xbox One are free, while the PS4 does require a PlayStation Plus subscription but has a six-month grace period to access those saves should users choose to resubscribe within that time. To get access to this online library you must pay to subscribe to the Nintendo Switch Online service which allows access to old NES games as a perk. The revelations that Nintendo fans are honing on focus on cloud saves and the classic NES games.

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It's also been revealed that if your subscription lapses any cloud saves you have will be deleted instantly. The basic features, including cloud saves and a collection of NES games with added online play, were already known, but a few somewhat concerning new details have come to light. However, if you keep the Nintendo Entertainment System - Nintendo Switch Online save data saved locally on your Nintendo Switch console, then you can use it again if you purchase another membership.

Unfortunately, they'll only be available to those who Nintendo Switch Online subscribers. The FAQ doesn't exactly mention any sort of online "check-in", but check out the tricky wording to make your own interpretation if you'd like.

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