Switch’s online service will be free till 2018

This paid service lets Nintendo Switch owners enjoy online multiplayer gaming as well as a dedicated smartphone app that connects to your Nintendo Switch system and helps you connect with friends for online play sessions.

Check back for more details on the service before the official launch.

From Nintendo’s official site

Pricing is $20 a year, $8 for 3 months, $4 for 1.

Battle Chasers: Nightwar launches October 3rd on Switch 

THQ Nordic announced release dates for a trio of titles today, including the Switch-bound Battle Chasers: Nightwar. The game will be hitting Nintendo’s console on October 3.
Battle Chasers: Nightwar is an RPG inspired by console classics and based on the Battle Chasers comic book series. Expect “deep dungeon diving, turn-based combat presented in a classic JRPG format, and a rich story driven by exploration of the world.”