Nintendo Switch Online to hit 10 million members milestone

Nintendo Switch Online to hit a new milestone of 10 million members.

Jak Connor
Published Wed, May 1 2019 4:00 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Jun 16 2020 4:29 PM CDT

It could be said that Nintendo are quite happy with the efforts they have put into the Nintendo Switch Online program as the userbase has grown considerably, recent reports out of Nintendo reveal that it is about to hit the 10 million members mark.

Nintendo Switch Online to hit 10 million members milestone |

The Nintendo Switch Online program was released back in last September and since then it has accumulated over 9.8 million members, and will eventually break the 10 million mark by the end of the year. Nintendo specifically point out that Tetris 99 was a very strong aspects of why Nintendo Switch Online became so popular, they say that the title provided positive "engagement" due to it being free but requiring a Nintendo Switch Online membership.

There is no doubt that other titles such as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate would of impacted the amount of Nintendo Switch Online users, as many gamers could just have Switch Online to play with their friends in Ultimate. Nintendo have said that Tetris 99 ended up being played by 2.8 million Nintendo Switch Online accounts, and Nintendo "plan to implement in-game events to encourage consumers to keep enjoying the game."

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Jak's love for technology, and, more specifically, PC gaming, began at 10 years old. It was the day his dad showed him how to play Age of Empires on an old Compaq PC. Ever since that day, Jak fell in love with games and the progression of the technology industry in all its forms. Instead of typical FPS, Jak holds a very special spot in his heart for RTS games.

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