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Can you play Nintendo Switch classic games without paying for the yearly subscription?

On an FAQ page by Nintendo: Can I still play if I don't renew my Nintendo Switch Online membership? Classic games can only be accessed by a Nintendo Account with an active Nintendo Switch Online ...
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Can you play Nintendo Switch classic games without paying for the yearly subscription?

No, you have to have an active subscription to play the games. You can play offline (not making connection to the internet, so no checking if your sub is cancelled), but that only last for 7 days. ...
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Can I get all the fruit types by visiting Random Islands?

No, unfortunately you'll not be able to get all 6 fruit types without using online services. Currently, the game will let you get only 4 different fruits with local play: Your native fruit The fruit ...
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Nintendo Switch Family Plan: Against TOS to add friends?

I once asked to Nintendo about that, and they replied: ご連絡いただいた件でございますが 「ファミリープラン」に加入(購入)したニンテンドーアカウントの「ファミリー」全員が「Nintendo Switch Online」のサービスをご利用いただけます。 また、下記いずれの場合も、同じ「ファミリー」になることが可能です。 ・...
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Does online multiplayer require a Nintendo online subscription?

Yes. The description in the eShop on the console says this: This software includes features that support online play. A Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) is required for online ...
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Does the Nintendo Switch Online Family Group allow sharing of eShop games between accounts on different devices?

Edit: A Family Group is not required for this; you only need to add your account to the other switch. From Nintendo's website: Non-Primary Console: A Nintendo Account can be linked to ...
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Can Spiritomb be encountered without a Nintendo Online account?

As mentioned in the question, encountering Spiritomb requires talking to 32 trainers online. You can't encounter Spiritomb without talking to trainers online, which requires a Nintendo Switch Online ...
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How do I play Minecraft on a local network with multiple Nintendo Switches?

Yes, this is possible, but there are a number of requirements and constraints to make it work. Constraints: You can’t play cross-platform with other devices, only Nintendo Switch Due to the use of ...
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Disabling switch online rewind function

Now you can, with the inclusion of Button Remapping in Switch's system update 10.0. Instructions: Go to System Settings -> scroll down to Controllers and Sensors Select Change Button Mapping (second ...
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What does "SP" do?

These are "special", modified versions of the games. How they differ from the original, unmodified version depends on the game. To find out what's changed, select the game with X (Details) to see an ...
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Do you need Nintendo Online to play local wireless modes in games?

No You don't need a Nintendo Switch Online account to play local wireless. You can see in Nintendo Support with two examples: For Pokemon Let's Go: Select “Nearby player” to connect via local ...
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Mario The Lost Levels Bonus Levels

You have to beat the whole game eight times to make world A-D accessible
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Do you need a Nintendo Online subscription to play Rocket League's online modes?

According to a blog post on Rocket League's website (posted in 2020 when the free-to-play update was announced), a paid subscription for Nintendo Switch Online services is not required to play online ...
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What games come with the Nintendo Switch Online Membership?

With the basic subscription you will have access only to NES, SNES and Gameboy titles. With Nintendo Switch Online - Expansion Pack you will get also Nintendo 64, SEGA Mega Drive e Game Boy Advance ...
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Do you need a Nintendo Online subscription to play Rocket League's online modes?

No, Nintendo Online is not required. I played Rocket League online with my Switch before I had a Nintendo Online subscription. You do need to create an account with Epic Games, but that is free and ...
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What are the requirements to play Kingdom Hearts on Nintendo Switch?

The following information is taken from Nintendo Support general FAQ regarding Cloud-based games: What do I need to have except for a Nintendo Switch and the game to play? Since the games are ...
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Does every local villager need Nintendo Switch Online to play online?

While you would only need to purchase the game once for all local accounts on the switch (I confirmed this with a downloaded copy of the game), it appears that you do need to have an Online ...
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Does the Nintendo Switch Online Family Group allow sharing of eShop games between accounts on different devices?

The same game. The game will only pause for your friend if you begin to play the same game. This is not true. You cannot play games at the "same time" Basically the secondary console will have to go ...
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Unable to play FIFA 2022 online matches on Nintendo Switch

After asking EA for support 4 times, and never getting an answer, I decided to ask Nintendo support. They did not say much about troubleshooting my issue, and initially said that my refund could not ...
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Are the GBA enhancements accessible in the NSO versions of the Oracles games?

It doesn't seem like it is. Playing through Oracle of Seasons at the beginning, the door to the shop is closed. I don't remember if it was only closed at the start of the game and opens later, but as ...
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Do you need Nintendo Online membership to play Overcooked 2 with friends on the same console?

I don't think that a local multiplayer mode will ever require a Nintendo Online subscription, since you are playing offline content. This includes playing on "split-screen" or wireless play ...
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For what functionality a Nintendo online account is required on the Switch?

For non-Nintendo games there are some that work with online features without Nintendo Online, but a fair amount of games with online functionality does need it, and some games that work offline except ...
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Can you play online with a game bought on a none online subscription account in Switch?

Make sure that the account with Online is using your console as primary by going to the shop and checking in the top right corner, that should let the other use it
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