Amazon Prime Day Lightning Deal: Buy select Nintendo games and get a free 12-month Nintendo Switch online subscription

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Too hot to play outside? Keep your kids busy indoors this summer with these family games for Switch. Nintendo is offering a free Switch online subscription with the purchase of select games. You can receive a digital copy or have it shipped to you. Amazon will send you a code to activate your membership.

The Nintendo Switch Online subscription offers many advantages. You can play online and use cloud saves. Nintendo also offers free retro games with membership. Which include NES and SNES console games – classic Donkey Kong, Super Mario and Legend of Zelda, to name a few.

There are some great games available with this offer. Animal Crossing: New Horizons a comfortable crafting and social simulation game, is offered. Its relaxing music, beautiful landscapes and quirky characters will have you playing for hours. If you wanted to play with the whole family, Mario Party Superstars is an excellent choice. It’s a fun and fast-paced digital board game, with wild mini-games and the Mario Brothers team. You’ll be sure to get lots of laughs with this one.

Timothy C. Mayo