Do i need Nintendo online subscription to play free to play games ? Answered

if you just bought a new Nintendo switch and you are low on budget then it might be a great idea to start downloading f2p game on your Nintendo device as Nintendo switch has so many great free to play games like Brawlhalla, Paladins, Warframe, Fortnite and Smite that satisfy your gaming needs for a good amount of time and let you enjoy some matches with friends that can't afford a fully priced game like Splatoon or Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.

fortnite on the nintendo switch
fortnite on Nintendo switch

But the question remains can you play f2p games on Nintendo Switch without Nintendo online subscription and the answer is simply yes, Nintendo had made it very clear that you can play all free to play games on Nintendo Switch online for free, the Nintendo online subscription is for paid games and people who want to enjoy the NES and SNES catalog that you get with the service as long you are subscribed to it.

One of the great benefits of free to play games on the switch is that some of them are crossplay like Fortnite and that means you can play with your friends who have another console.

the Nintendo online subscription price is 3.99$ monthly, 7.99$ every three months or 19.99$ a year.
there is also a family plan that costs 34.99$ and you can try it for 7 days for free.