If you already subscribe to Amazon Prime, you also gain access to Twitch Prime. In that case, this is great for those of you who want a free year of Nintendo Switch Online. Nintendo and Twitch partnered up in what is an exciting incentive to join Prime.
A Nintendo Switch Online membership provides a variety of features for the Nintendo Switch video game system, such as online play and Save Data Cloud backup for compatible games, a collection of classic NES games with added online play, a smartphone app that enhances features of supported games, and special offers.
So, what do you need to do in order to get a year of Nintendo Switch Online? Twitch Prime Members can claim three months of Nintendo Switch Online when they visit this link. This is only the first part of gaining a full year. Next, you’ll need to wait at least 60 days and maintain an active Prime subscription. After that, the remaining nine months are claimable, giving you a full year of Nintendo Switch Online.
But what if you already subscribe to Nintendo Switch Online? Well, you’re fine! Your existing membership is simply extended a full year. If you want this deal, you have until September 24, 2019, to claim the three months of Nintendo Switch Online access, and until January 22, 2020, to claim the nine months.
“We’ve teamed up with Nintendo to bring members up to a full year of great experiences on Nintendo Switch,” said Ethan Evans, Vice President, Twitch Prime. “Gaming is better with Twitch Prime – members already get free PC games and in-game loot for blockbuster games, a Twitch channel subscription, and more every month, plus all the benefits of Amazon Prime.