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Nintendo says Switch won't get Virtual Console classic game downloads

17 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / Don't expect to see a screen like this on the Switch.
With Nintendo offering a selection of 20 downloadable NES games as part of its newly announced Nintendo Switch Online service , starting in September, many have been wondering if the company is planning to revive its Virtual Console selection of emulated classic game downloads for the Switch as well. The answer to that question seems to be no, as Nintendo told Kotaku that "there are currently no plans to bring classic games together under the Virtual Console banner as has been done on other Nintendo systems."
That doesn't mean...
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17 days ago   |   By Techno Buffalo


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Nintendo Switch Online Service Detailed

Nintendo Switch Online Service Detailed

17 days ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Last month it was reported that plans of Nintendo's online service was expected to be revealed this month , and sure enough it has as Nintendo has since published details about the upcoming online service on its website. This includes pricing as well as the various features that gamers could expect from it. Firstly we know that Nintendo plans on launching the service this year and its pricing had also been previously revealed. However just to recap, the service will cost gamers $19.99 for one whole year, but alternatively they can purchase monthly subscriptions at $3.99 a month or $7.99 in...
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Virtual Console isn't coming to Nintendo Switch

Virtual Console isn't coming to Nintendo Switch

17 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

After a lot of waiting and wondering, Nintendo Switch fans have finally been offered some more solid details on the Nintendo Switch's online service before it launches in September of this year. With cloud saves and a Netflix-like library of NES games, Switch owners definitely got some of the things they were looking for from their console. But many were left wondering if the long-called for Virtual Console would be a part of the online package. It won't be, Nintendo has confirmed in an email to Kotaku .
No VC, much cry
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