Make the most of your gaming with the paid Nintendo Switch Online membership service!*
Paid service launches September 2018
If you join the paid Nintendo Switch Online membership service, you’ll have access to a range of different benefits – like online gaming, and an evolving library of classic Nintendo titles!
Please note: with the start of this service, online play will no longer be offered for free.
Save Data Cloud
Securely back up your console’s save data to the cloud.
Please note: not compatible with all software.
Exclusive offers for members
Enjoy exclusive offers only for members. Further details will be announced soon.
If you create a Family Group, up to eight Nintendo Accounts can use the Nintendo Switch Online membership service under one Family Membership!
As the purchaser of a Family Membership, you will need to be at least 18 years old.
Prices include GST.
How do I join?
You can join by purchasing a Nintendo Switch Online membership from locations such as Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, or the official Nintendo website, after the service launches in September.
Which games require a Nintendo Switch Online membership to access online play?
Nintendo Switch games such Splatoon 2, ARMS, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Mario Tennis Aces, and Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido, will require a Nintendo Switch Online membership, but other games will vary.
What kind of Membership Options are there?
There are Individual Memberships (one Nintendo Account) and a Family Membership (up to eight Nintendo Accounts). Individual Memberships are available as 1, 3 and 12 month options, while the Family Membership is available as a 12-month subscription only.See here for details
From May 15th 2018, we’ll introduce a Nintendo Account setting that allows you to group up to eight Nintendo Accounts (including Child Accounts) together as one Family Group.
From September 2018 onwards, the Nintendo Switch Online Family Membership can then be purchased and applied to your Nintendo Account Family Group, enabling all Nintendo Accounts in that group to enjoy the Nintendo Switch Online membership service.