Nintendo Switch firmware update 6.0.0 detailed ahead of Online launch

Nintendo is rolling out its Switch Online service next week

The membership will net users access to online play, classic NES games, save data cloud backup, and use of the Nintendo Switch Online mobile application. More details about the service will be announced in the Nintendo Direct broadcast. Nintendo Switch Online, as it's called, will be launching on September 18, and beginning on that date, you'll need to pay a subscription fee in order to play games online.

Nintendo has announced that it will roll out a new Switch update on September 18, created to lock user profiles to their linked Nintendo Accounts.

Nintendo says is a separate article that the Switch eShop will go offline for maintenance after this firmware update is released. Nintendo is also promising a new Animal Crossing title in the same year, as well as Yoshi's Crafted World.

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In the United Kingdom , the iPhone Xs and Xs Max will start at £999 and £1,099 respectively, with the iPhone XR coming in at £749. The new iPhones hit the stage last night and, of course, Apple has a bunch of promotional material to help hype them up.

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The company sent out an email to all users Wednesday night with a reminder to ensure that all Switch profiles on all systems in the home are linked to the correct Nintendo Account, as going forward beyond Sep. The lack of response from Microsoft and Sony has allowed Nintendo to run away with 20 million units sold since launch day, more than the Wii U ever sold in its entire life.

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