Nintendo works on “increasing the attractiveness of the service” to retain and attract gamers.
Nintendo Switch Online entered the scene in 2018 as a paid online service for Nintendo Switch players. Subscription is not only necessary to play online to a wide range of paid titles, it also enables features such as cloud backups, and offers access to a catalog of retro games of NES and SNES in continuous growth. On the occasion of the last Nintendo shareholders meeting, one of those present asked if there are plans to advertise a more expensive subscription with enhanced functions, to which the president Shuntaro Furukawa he responded evasively.
We work to increase the attractiveness of the serviceShuntaro FurukawaNamely, without confirming or denying if they are going to raise the price of Nintendo Switch Online. Although it does commit to improving the service to increase its appeal to consumers. “Subscriptions to the service exceeded 26 million payment accounts in September last year and continue growing at a good pace, in line with the growth in sales of the Nintendo Switch. “
“With Nintendo Switch Online, it’s not just important increase the number of new usersbut also encourage existing users to continue using the service, “says Furukawa,” so we work to increase the attractiveness of the service to make playing with Nintendo Switch even more comfortable and fun. “As you can see, the president of the Big N does not really answer the question of whether or not they plan to offer a more expensive subscription.
Although at least it confirms that They seek to improve the service, to satisfy both new subscribers and existing users. Nintendo Switch Online surpassed the 100 available games in May, between classic NES and SNES titles, and current proposals such as the battle royale Pac-Man 99. Back at the shareholders’ meeting, Furukawa has also spoken about the rumors about a Switch Pro, and we’ve learned that Shigeru Miyamoto is hooked on Pokémon GO.
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