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Are you buying the Nintendo Online Service?

Yes 103 60.95%
 
No 54 31.95%
 
Undecided 12 7.10%
 
Total:169

Haven't got a chance to read anyone's reply and it's been a year since I left the forms but my thoughts are, I'll buy it for the extra perks like discounts etc. I just want Nintendo to use my money and make the service better.



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I don't get people's anger over this. It is $20 a year! Super cheap. It's not like its a $10/month Netflix account. $20, for the whole year. If you play online games you'll get this. If you don't play online you won't. As simple as that.

Sure it woulda been nice if voice chat was on the Switch instead of a stupid app but that's already been in place for over a year so we knew it wasn't gonna have it. Sure it would have been nice if they launched with more than just NES games but I'm sure next year they'll be adding more systems and games. Way I see it is they made the VC a subscription based service but put the online play behind the paywall as well to incentivize people to buy it. Yea it probably won't have as many games as the VC did but to have them all available for only $20/year instead of having to buy each one you wanted for like $5 to $10 or whatever it a steal.



Yep. Getting the family plan.

So much value in this plan with the free NES games, cloud save, and low price. Love that for $35 7 people with any number of switches can all share the online subscription. Easily the best online value of all 3 companies.



I just got the family plan. Included people in it such as my brother, my two best friends, another good local friend of mine, an american in the military, and my co-worker who is also american (I'm Canadian.) working to see if my friend from the UK can also be on my plan to make a solid set of eight.

We each ended up paying 6.25 CAD, which is like 4.75 USD. Each of us got one full year of Nintendo Online plus the NES games. So yeah. Worth it.

People totally need to suck it up.



I got it all, baby! 

PS4, Switch, WiiU, XBO, PC
Vita, 3DS, Android

Top 3 this generation: 
Bloodborne, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Dark Souls III

Welp it's officially the end of an era. Let us make sure never to forget that this be an act of greed.

Runa216 said:
Some people need to get over it.
Runa216 said:
People totally need to suck it up.
Why? Of course that we have to pay wont change, but they could still make improvements. If we instead told them we're happy with the service that'd just be a lie that wouldn't pressure them to get better.

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Lonely_Dolphin said:
Welp it's officially the end of an era. Let us make sure never to forget that this be an act of greed.

Runa216 said:
Some people need to get over it.
Runa216 said:
People totally need to suck it up.
Why? Of course that we have to pay wont change, but they could still make improvements. If we instead told them we're happy with the service that'd just be a lie that wouldn't pressure them to get better.

We also need to be reasonable. The free service they provided was more than reasonable as is a $20 price tag (literally $1.67 a month). I’d rather see them charge a bit more (maybe $30 a year) if it meant that we got achievements/trophies and better online as opposed to going back to the free online that was practically unusable for people like myself with the Wii, Wii U and 3DS.



Ulternia said:
Lonely_Dolphin said:
Welp it's officially the end of an era. Let us make sure never to forget that this be an act of greed.

Why? Of course that we have to pay wont change, but they could still make improvements. If we instead told them we're happy with the service that'd just be a lie that wouldn't pressure them to get better.

We also need to be reasonable. The free service they provided was more than reasonable as is a $20 price tag (literally $1.67 a month). I’d rather see them charge a bit more (maybe $30 a year) if it meant that we got achievements/trophies and better online as opposed to going back to the free online that was practically unusable for people like myself with the Wii, Wii U and 3DS.

Making us pay for what we're already paying for isn't reasonable even with a low price. It's not even their servers, all Nintendo games are peer to peer. I don't understand your last sentence considering the Switch's online is even worse than the Wii U's.

As we'll most likely be getting the Switch during the holiday period, I'm not going to feel the bitterness that some might have felt from suddenly having to pay for something that was free a couple of days ago. It will be the family plan for us.



When they add some cool SNES games or even N64 Games I for sure will buy it just for these games, but otherwise not. At the moment I couldn't care less about the current "features".



How is $20 a year not worth it? NESflix, cloud saves, online, extra deals like PSN....uh, it's comparable to its contemporaries for a fraction of its price!

People just don't like change. "Waaah, something that was free is now costing me a very little amount of money over a very long period of tiiiiiiiiiiime!"

It's fine. Sheesh. Quit whining, it's NOT a big deal, it's not expensive, and it's nice. Is it as good as its competitors? Nope! And that's why it's much cheaper! still the best deal of the three consoles.



I got it all, baby! 

PS4, Switch, WiiU, XBO, PC
Vita, 3DS, Android

Top 3 this generation: 
Bloodborne, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Dark Souls III