Have you ever been interested in trying out Mario Tennis Aces on the Nintendo Switch? Well, good news for some of you as the hit Nintendo title is free to try out for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers.
First announced through the Nintendo UK announced on Twitter the trial runs from August 7th until August 20th. While the company didn’t specify, it does look to be that the entire game is playable during that time. The good news is, if you don’t complete the game or if you just love it so much, the game will be 33 percent off the normal price. Plus, all your progress will transfer over, so you won’t have to start over once the trial ends. Shortly after, Nintendo of America announced a similar trial program, with Mario Tennis Aces going on a 30 percent sale.
— Nintendo UK (@NintendoUK) August 1, 2019
Mario Tennis Aces is the latest in the long-running spin-off franchise featuring some of your favorite Mario characters. The game featured a story mode with tough challenges to experience and supports motion controls if you want to pretend like you’re the hottest tennis star in the Mushroom Kingdom.
This is just another way Nintendo is looking to add service to its inexpensive online service. Subscribers already have access to a growing library of NES titles, such as Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda, and Punch-Out!!. Subscribers have also received other exclusive offers such as NES Joy-Con controllers and a voucher code providing a discount on two hit games of your choice.
The Switch has been in the news a lot lately with the announcement of several new titles including Lego Jurassic World, Turok 2: Seeds of Evil, and the possibly the biggest announcement in The Outer Worlds. Additionally, it doesn’t sound like EA plans on supporting Nintendo’s newest console anytime soon.
Brandon is a Journalism student at the University of Nevada, Reno. He loves all games, but don’t get him started on Kingdom Hearts. He wishes every console had a handle like the GameCube.