See what a Nintendo Switch Online membership gives you!Compare plans
All Nintendo Switch Online memberships give you the ability to play compatible Nintendo Switch games online with friends and family.
Games with online playSee all
NES™ and Super NES™ Nintendo Switch Online
Memberships include access to a curated library of classic games! Even better, games include added online functionality so you can compete or cooperate with friends.
Nintendo Entertainment System
Play—or replay—classic games like Super Mario Bros.™, Metroid™, Kirby’s Adventure™, and Yoshi™.See full list
Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Jump into favorites like Super Mario Kart™, Super Metroid™, The Legend of Zelda™: A Link to the Past™, Donkey Kong Country™, and more.See full list
These members-only deals include the online mode in the Tetris® 99 game, classic game controllers, and in-game bonuses.
Featured special offersSee all
Any paid Nintendo Switch Online membership required to purchase controller(s). Limit four purchases per controller per Nintendo Account. Offer not available for free trial holders. Controller(s) ships to the U.S. and Canada only. Controller(s) is optional and not required to play the Nintendo Entertainment System - Nintendo Switch Online, Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Nintendo Switch Online, Nintendo 64 - Nintendo Switch Online and/or SEGA Genesis – Nintendo Switch Online collections of games. Nintendo Switch Online – Expansion Pack membership required to play Nintendo 64 - Nintendo Switch Online and SEGA Genesis - Nintendo Switch Online collections of games.
Save data cloud
Save Data Cloud
Your save data will be automatically connected to your Nintendo account and stored online for compatible games. This makes it easy to retrieve your game data if you lose your system or start using a new one.
Save Data Cloud backup compatibility varies per game. Some titles, including Splatoon™ 2 and Animal Crossing™: New Horizons, are not compatible.
Nintendo Switch Online App
Open the app on your smartphone or tablet to access game-specific services, view your online friends, and use voice chat during online play—all of which let you get even more out of online play. Enjoy special features for games like Animal Crossing™: New Horizons, Super Smash Bros.™ Ultimate, and Splatoon™ 3!
Compare membership plans
Wondering which Nintendo Switch Online membership you should purchase? See what each plan offers and decide which one fits you best.
Don’t forget—you can team up with seven other people with a Family Membership! Each of you can enjoy all the benefits of a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack for only about $10 per person a year—share the fun and share the savings!
Enjoy online play in compatible games like Splatoon™ 3 and Mario Kart™ 8 Deluxe. Learn more
Nintendo Entertainment System™ - Nintendo Switch Online
Play—or replay—classic games like Super Mario Bros.™, Metroid™, and more. Learn more
Super Nintendo Entertainment System™ - Nintendo Switch Online
Jump into favorites like Super Mario Kart™, Donkey Kong Country™, and more. Learn more
Save Data Cloud
You save data is automatically stored safely online for compatible games. Learn more
Nintendo Switch Online App
Open the app on your smartphone or tablet to access special features in supported games. Learn more
Enjoy exclusive deals and content with your membership.
Nintendo 64™ – Nintendo Switch Online
Play classic Nintendo 64™ games like Mario Kart™ 64 online with friends. Learn more
Mario Kart™ 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass*
Play additional courses from throughout the Mario Kart™ series. Learn more
Animal Crossing™: New Horizons - Happy Home Paradise*
Join Lottie and her team on a distant resort archipelago.
Splatoon™ 2: Octo Expansion*
Play as an Octoling in this a full-on single-player adventure.
SEGA Genesis™ – Nintendo Switch Online
Access a collection of SEGA Genesis games like Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and Golden Axe. Learn more
Maximum Nintendo Account(s)
See how many users are allowed with each type of membership.
Watch these videos to learn more about the features included in each membership option.
Try Nintendo Switch Online for free!
Want to try before you buy? Test out a Nintendo Switch Online membership with a free 7-day trial.
Frequently asked questions
Here are some frequently asked questions (and answers!) about Nintendo Switch Online and Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack.
Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Membership auto-renews after initial term at the then-current price unless canceled. Free trial automatically converts to 1-month auto-renewing membership at the then-current price unless automatic renewal is turned off by the end of the free trial. Credit card/PayPal account required for 18+. Free trial cannot be redeemed for a Nintendo Switch Online – Expansion Pack membership nor by a Nintendo Account with an active Individual Membership or Family Membership. Persistent Internet, compatible smartphone and Nintendo Account age 13+ required to access some online features on the app, including voice chat. Data charges may apply. Online features, Save Data Cloud and Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app features available in compatible games. Not available in all countries. The Nintendo Account User Agreement, including the Purchase and Subscription terms, apply. nintendo.com/switch-online
* Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack members can access this DLC for no additional charge (Nintendo Switch Online members may access DLC but must pay like non-members). Full version of game required to use DLC for that game. Sold separately.
**Offer valid 11/1/22 – 1/31/23, Paid Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership required by Jan. 31, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. PT to be eligible for promotional My Nintendo Gold Points. Promotional My Nintendo Gold Points will be distributed in February 2023. Gold Points are awarded based on the amount you pay (excluding tax and any points or discounts used) and have no cash value. A Nintendo Account is required to receive and redeem points. Terms apply (https://accounts.nintendo.com/term_point).