The cheapest Nintendo Switch online membership prices

We don’t see cheap Nintendo Switch Online deals hitting the shelves too often, which is why any discounts on the console’s online subscription are well worth a look. The service is already well priced compared to other offerings for PlayStation and Xbox, but does strip down the benefits considerably. Still, if you want to play Mario Kart with faraway mates, you’ll need to find the best Nintendo Switch Online price for you. 

The 12 month Nintendo Switch Online price sits at $19.99 / £17.99, but you’ll find a three month subscription available for $7.99 / £6.99 or pay monthly at a rate of $3.99 / £3.49. The annual Nintendo Switch membership is by far the most cost-effective, though, especially if you pick one up as part of a Nintendo Switch bundle or included in the Nintendo Switch Lite price.

For your cash, you’re getting online services for games like Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Mario Kart 8: Deluxe, and Splatoon, but you’re also getting access to a massive range of NES and SNES titles as well. That makes Nintendo Switch Online of the best Nintendo Switch accessories for retro fans and multi-players alike.

We only really see cheap Nintendo Switch Online deals in the form on bundles, either as part of a console offer or included with controllers and games. That’s why any savings you find on the Nintendo Switch Online price down below will be gold dust.

Cheap Nintendo Switch Online membership – 3 months

Nintendo Switch Online 3 month membership


If you just want to dip a toe in the water and see how a Nintendo Switch membership feels. You can grab 3 months for the price of a pizza, which is a reasonably good deal. No, it’s not as cheap overall as the 12 month sub but… hey, you need to buy according to what you actually want and need.

Cheap Nintendo Switch Online membership – 12 months

Nintendo Switch Online 12 month membership


If you’re looking to get some decent use from your Nintendo Switch Online subscription, it’s cheaper to sign up for 12 months. It’s about $20 / £18, which works out at just over $1.50 per month. That’s damn good, considering what you actually get. Overall, that’s far better than buying four codes at 3 months each (and it’s way less hassle than remembering to keep renewing). 

Want some games to use with your Nintendo Switch Online membership? No problem. We’ve got you covered there as well – make sure you check out these Nintendo Switch game sales on everything from Super Smash Bros. to The Legend of Zelda.

Nintendo Switch Online price: FAQs

If you’re buying for a friend or family member, or simply just want to see what all the fuss is about, you’ll find answers to some frequently asked questions about the Nintendo Switch Online price just below.

If you’re after more gear, check out our guides to the best Nintendo Switch headsets and Nintendo Switch chargers. Of course, you can also support your collection with the best Nintendo Switch SD cards and keep everything safe and secure with a Nintendo Switch carry case as well. 

We’re also keeping track of all the latest Nintendo Switch OLED restock updates for those after an upgrade.

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