Nintendo has shown an image of Super Mario Bros 3. for the Switch, advertising that the 1988 classic will be among the 20 free NES games for the company’s upcoming online service. Expected to arrive in September, the offer will include The Legend of Zelda, Donkey Kong, and Ice Climbers, with 10 more games to be announced.
Each game will come with some sort of online component for the first time, which may result in multiplayer or leaderboards. A one-month subscription will cost $3.99 USD, $19.99 USD per year and $34.99 USD for a family group plan that allows seven accounts to play and utilize online components.
Play Super Mario Bros. 3 online with #NintendoSwitchOnline when the service launches this September and relive the classic #NES game that brought renowned power-ups such as Raccoon Mario to the world of Super Mario Bros.! https://t.co/ZPh216goDt pic.twitter.com/4wuBC9DKFp
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) August 13, 2018