'Animal Crossing' Confirmed for Nintendo Switch in 2019

Helen Aguilar
September 18, 2018

Well, soon ninjas will also be free to play wherever they want as the sci-fi looter shooter is set to debut on Nintendo's Switch as well after spending it's life thus far on just PC, PS4, and Xbox One (where its done damn well as it's now the fourth-largest game on Steam and boasts a player base across platforms of over 38 million people). The lack of a true virtual console, with a list of revolving NES games is interesting, but not exactly ground breaking with the PS Plus/Xbox Gold offerings from the competition.

While not a first party Nintendo title, Game Freak of Pokémon fame announced their next game will be TOWN.

Here's what we know about the game so far.

The experience of playing cool games on Nintendo Switch can be very rewarding due to the free amenities that it offers. This paid-for service will allow you to play online on your Switch console, save game data in the cloud, play vintage NES titles and earn exclusive rewards. Usually, people must pay a subscription fee of $20 a year to enjoy an unhindered access to the games. Additionally, those interested in these joypads will have to fork out $59.99 for the pair of and they are available for pre-order from 18 Sept, direct from Nintendo.

You saw the news earlier today that the rescheduled Nintendo Direct is set to take place tomorrow, with the latest 3DS and Switch games set to be revealed during the event.

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The only major negative that seems to be related to the cloud saves is that Nintendo doesn' t guarantee what will happen to them once the membership ends.

Honestly, the retro games were probably the least interesting part for me when I first read about the Switch subscription. Yoshi's Crafted WorldThat Yoshi game Nintendo announced some time ago finally has a name and a release window. Through the app, users were able to access Splatnet.

Another problem which arises is that you can no longer save your data automatically for a long term. Cloud saves are available on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 already and have been a much-requested feature for Switch.

By comparison, Xbox One cloud backup saves are available to all players, no subscription needed. U for the Switch.

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