Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack Launches Later This Month, Pricing Revealed

During last month's big Nintendo Direct, the Japanese publisher announced the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack. Adding Nintendo 64 and SEGA Mega Drive / Genesis games at an additional cost, we've now got further details about when it'll launch.

Following today's Animal Crossing Direct - which revealed Version 2.0 and the paid Happy Home Paradise DLC - it's now confirmed to launch this month on October 26th in Europe. As for North America, that arrives a day earlier on October 25th.

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Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack Launches Later This Month, Pricing Revealed

Nintendo's also outlined how much this will cost. For a single user, 12 months membership will cost £34.99/ $49.99 / €39,99. If you're on a family pass, which you can add eight people onto , that instead costs £59.99 / $79.99 / €69,99.

Anyone on an existing NSO membership can upgrade at a "pro rated discount", depending on how many days your existing membership has. Elsewhere, N64 and Sega Genesis / Mega Drive controllers for Switch are also up for pre-order.

As announced earlier today, this Expansion Pack now includes Happy Home Paradise at no extra charge, which would normally retail alone for £22.49 / $24.99 / €24,99. We'll keep you informed as we learn further details.