Nintendo confirms Fortnite on Switch won't require an online subscription to play


It's not the N64 Classic many of us were hoping for but if you've got a Switch and a desire to play classic games, the new wireless NES controllers are probably worth a look.

Here is all you need to know about the announcements made at the September 13 Nintendo Direct update.

In an FAQ on the Nintendo website, the company states that cloud saves won't be stored "outside the duration" of a user's Switch Online membership, suggesting all data will be erased as soon as players stop shelling out for the online plan.

Nintendo's latest Nintendo Direct presentation was broadcast last night and a video of the event has now been uploaded to YouTube for your consumption (embedded below this article).

The ability to back up local game saves into the cloud is a feature Nintendo has long touted as a selling point for its Nintendo Switch Online service launching September 18. Check out our choices for the best games released on the Switch.

World Cup victor Lloris 'completely drunk' at wheel
It seems likely both Spurs' captain and Alli will miss Tuesday's Champions League Group B match at Inter Milan too. The World Cup victor suffered the injury during August's win over Manchester United .

Isabelle from Animal Crossing will be playable in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate bundle, you will receive a dock featuring challengers from the original version in the series along with a code to download the game once it becomes available.

Kirby's Epic Yarn is leaping from the Wii, on which it was released in 2011 and on Wii U in 2016, to 3DS next year.

If you want to play games online, yes, you need a subscription. Nintendo's online service, opening from 19 Sept, will cost £3.49 / $3.99 for one month or £17.99 / $19.99 for 12 months.

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