Emily Rogers: “License costs may be the culprit behind NSO’s bold price expansion”

Nintendo insider Emily Rogers (Emily Rogers) commented on today’s Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pass pricing announcement. The Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack is now fully unveiled. It is priced at $49.99/£35.99 per year for individuals and $79.99/£59.99 for family plans, including HD NES, HD SNES, HD Nintendo 64 and HD SEGA Mega Drive game “Animal Crossing” The new downloadable content pack of “New Horizons” is called “Happy House Paradise”. Emily said on Twitter that she heard that the license cost may lag behind the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pass higher than expected price. She heard that Sega has benefited a lot from deals with Nintendo and other third-party game developers such as Konami and Capcom. The Nintendo Switch Online + expansion pack was launched on October 25th/26th, and Animal Crossing: New Horizons-Happy Home was launched on November 5th.