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Forums - Nintendo Discussion - If Nintendo joins the club of paid online multiplayer, how would you take it?

People looking forward to Nintendo's next console, how do you like the idea of Nintendo also putting online gameplay behind a paywall?

Do you think this business decision is necessary for Nintendo going forward?

Are you against it?

Would it affect whether you buy their next console(s) going forward?

Would you be ok with this if you get some special amiibo with your paid membership?


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People complain about the internet connection on the Wii U. Soooo if this can fix/improve that then im sure most people would be up for it.

Of course it should compete with the Xbox Live and PSN.

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I don't mind if Nintendo do something like PS+, but I would burn the world if we can only play multiplayer online if we pay for it.

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I would be pretty annoyed, but I guess I would pay for it since I would have no other choice if I wanted to play online games. On the Wii U I actually play a ton of online multiplayer games unlike the PS4, so I would be forced to buy.

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I'd probably laugh to be honest.

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Not well.

Likely going PC

Not sure, is one of those things that need to happen in order for me to form an opinion.


I don't like paid multiplayer so i wouldn't like it at all.

Playing: F1 2016 (PC), Uncharted: The Lost Legacy (PS4)
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If Nintendo locks online features behind a paywall I'll do my online gaming on PC instead.