If you want to gamble on the Nintendo Switch games in online mode, you will not be over at a subsidiary Switch online service subscription. The is quite favorable compared to competitive services such as PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold, but the equivalent has always been manageable. While Microsoft and Sony lure with monthly free games, Switch online users are content with a retro library of old Nintendo classics. Now a new feature should make membership a little more attractive.

With immediate effect, Nintendo introduces a reward system in the Switch Online App. There you will find the menu item “Missions & Rewards”. The idea is simple, the name program: Nintendo introduces you tasks that you have to do within a given time frame. In return, you will receive a boheing. This is therefore in the form of the so-called platinum points. This is a digital currency that has long been available at Nintendo and with which you can download digital bonuses such as avatars and screen backgrounds.

basically not much new

Platinum points could have gained them so far by using certain services, for example when they linked their Nintendo account to their Facebook account or subscribe to the Nintendo newsletter. It does not change much with the introduction of the new system. The so-called missions are at least extremely unspectacular. To currently get about 30 platinum points when you start any game with online mode or gamble a title from the NES collection. To miss the concept a reasonably fresh paint, Nintendo introduces new digital items with which you can craft individualized profile pictures.

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The so-called icon elements consist of frames, backgrounds and main motifs, which they can acquire with platinum points individually and can combine with each other at will. Each component costs 10 platinum points so that you can assemble a complete icon with a completed “mission”. To keep the idea of ​​interesting, there is new icon elements every week, who are dedicated to a monthly fixed topic. Currently and until 3 April 2022, Nintendo graphics released graphics around “Super Mario Odyssey” and “Animal Crossing”. Who likes to play around with digital avatars, is looking forward to the new feature. Who hopes for a substantial added value for the switch online service, should be rather disappointed by the reward system.