Nintendo Switch Online price Vs Xbox Live, PS Plus

Nintendo has upped the stakes in a big way, with the Nintendo Switch Online platform. The company has just announced how much Nintendo Switch Online will cost and as a result we now know what service you will get Vs the likes of PS Plus and Xbox Live.

Cutting to the chase straight away, we can confirm that Nintendo Switch Online is going to be significantly cheaper than similar services by Sony and Microsoft.

Nintendo has announced the pricing and it is as follows:


The main thing to take away here, is that $20 gets you one year of access to Nintendo Switch Online, while the same period for PS Plus and Xbox Live costs $59.99.

However, Nintendo won’t be offering two free games a month on their service. Instead, subscribers will gain access to the ‘Classic Game Selection’ service which will offer unlimited play of certain classic downloads which have added online play – one of the examples used by Nintendo was Super Mario Bros 3!

You can see a breakdown of Nintendo Switch Online features in the chart below, be sure to note that the features will not be available until 2018 so until then Nintendo Switch online multiplayer will remain free!


How do you think the service compares against PS Plus and Xbox Live – is Nintendo Switch Online better in your opinion?

If you want to buy your Nintendo Switch now, stock is now available at ShopTo priced at £279.85.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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