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.
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.