Nintendo Switch Online

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Nintendo Switch Online is a subscription service for the Nintendo Switch that includes online multiplayer, cloud saves, access to the service's mobile app, and access to Nintendo Entertainment System and Super Nintendo Entertainment System games. The service launched on September 18, 2018;[1] prior to its launch, online multiplayer on the Nintendo Switch was available for free.

An additional subscription tier known as Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack was released on October 25, 2021. It includes access to Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis games, as well as the Happy Home Paradise DLC for Animal Crossing: New Horizons and the Booster Course Pass for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.[2]

Another update in March 2022 added the ability to create a personalized icon based on various Nintendo characters, frames, and backgrounds. These include Animal Crossing: New Horizons villagers that celebrate their birthday in the current month.

Mobile app[edit]

Main article: NookLink

The Nintendo Switch Online mobile app features services for specific games, including Animal Crossing: New Horizons with NookLink. NookLink allows the player to view certain player and island data, as well as interact with the game.

User profile icons[edit]

An update in March 2022 allows users to purchase game-specific icon elements (divided between characters, frames, and backgrounds) with Platinum Points from the Nintendo Switch Online system app. An icon cannot be created without adding a character.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons has its own special section in the system app, with each villager born in a given month being available as icons during that month. Characters cost  10 Platinum Points, while frames and backgrounds cost  5 Platinum Points

List of profile icon elements[edit]

These icons are currently available from June 6, 2022 to July 4, 2022.

Characters

Keaton

Lucy

Filbert

Reneigh

Camofrog

Raddle

Zell

Peanut

Alfonso

Cyd

Walker

Cherry

Bettina

Scoot

Pippy

Maple

Roscoe

Tangy

Spike

Cookie

Sally

Graham

Sydney

Jacques

Tammy

Bluebear

Drake

Marina

Marlo

Deena

Kidd

Merry

Broccolo

Weber
Backgrounds
Early summer on an island Winter on an island Green leaves patterns Ocean wave patterns Light-blue background with circle pattern, wooden bar on the bottom, and various silhouettes in between
Frames
Blue background with white dotted band and a Coconut Tree icon on the bottom Sea-green background with a triangle pattern band and an gray band Green background with triangle patterns and a lime-green band Brown background with white rectangular pattern band Light-blue background with assorted pattern of catalog icons

These icons were available from May 1, 2022 to June 6, 2022.

Characters

Clyde

Mint

Roswell

Sylvia

Deirdre

Paolo

Tank

Ozzie

Curlos

Bunnie

Patty

Cherry

Ellie

Biskit

Canberra

Leonardo

Ike

Gayle

Pekoe

Olaf

Sasha

T-Bone

June

Colton

Peggy

Deli

Derwin

Bruce

Del

Renée

Purrl

Hamlet

Marcie
Backgrounds
Late spring on an island Late fall on an island Green background with triangle pattern, wooden bar on the bottom, and various silhouettes in between Green background with triangle pattern Brown background with an white assorted pattern encased in two white triangle patterns
Frames
Light brown background with brown rectangular pattern band and a music icon on the bottom Green background with triangle patterns and a white band with orange triangles and outlines Brown background with pink triangle pattern band Green background with lime-green dotted band and a flower icon on the bottom Light brown background with assorted pattern and a light black band

These icons were available from April 4, 2022 to May 1, 2022.

Characters

Cephalobot

Cashmere

Tammi

Eunice

Buck

Beau

Hopper

Rasher

Maelle

Stella

Shari

Punchy

Melba

Candi

Rocket

Vesta

Charlise

Piper

Pietro

Stu

Agnes

Phoebe

Miranda

Walt

Bertha

Kevin

Katt

Ava

Coach

Angus
Backgrounds
Cherry blossom season on an island Mid fall on an island Green background with assorted pattern of catalog icons Yellow background with flower patterns White background with an golden assorted pattern encased in two golden triangle patterns
Frames
Light brown background with brown rectangular pattern band and a clothing icon on the bottom Green background with triangle patterns and a pink band Pink background with a triangle pattern band and an yellow band Orange background with assorted pattern of catalog icons Brown background with orange band consisting of various triangles and music notes

These icons were available from March 1, 2022 to April 4, 2022.

Characters

Coco

Barold

Bonbon

Anchovy

Gala

Chevre

Molly

Zucker

Cyrano

Judy

Hopkins

Midge

Megan

Dotty

Julian

Doc

Cheri

Dom

Merengue

Hornsby

Faith

Elise

Paula

Axel

Skye

Billy

Celia

Louie

Fauna

Lolly

Baabara

Biff

Felicity

Klaus
Backgrounds
Early spring on an island Early fall on an island Blue background, green bar with triangles on the bottom, and tree silhouettes in between Green background with an white assorted pattern encased in two white triangle patterns Orange background with various circle patterns
Frames
Green background with white dotted band and a bug icon on the bottom Green background with assorted pattern of catalog icons Lime-green background with a triangle pattern band and an orange band Orange background with triangle patterns and a dark orange band Brown background with lime-green band


Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Andrew Webster (September 12, 2018). "The Nintendo Switch online service is launching on September 18th". The Verge. Retrieved December 8, 2021.
  2. Nintendo (October 15, 2021). "Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct 10.15.2021". YouTube. Retrieved October 15, 2021.

External links[edit]

Nintendo Switch Online on other wikis


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