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The next game to get the Nintendo Switch Online Game Trial treatment in Europe has been revealed by Nintendo to be Team Cherry’s Hollow Knight.

Those that are currently a part of the service can play the full game entirely at no extra cost. The trial period will be held between June 6 and June 12.

Like other similar offers of this nature, any progress you make can be used in the full version if you choose to purchase the game later on. Additionally, you can earn Platinum Points on My Nintendo simply for participating.

Hollow Knight originally released on Switch via the eShop on June 12 2018, meaning it will mark its sixth anniversary when the Game Trial period ends. Read more about it below.

Original: With May the 4th tomorrow, Nintendo have revealed that Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is the next game to get the Nintendo Switch Online Game Trial treatment.

Those that are currently a part of the service can play the full game entirely at no extra cost. The trial period will be held between May 3 and May 9.

Like other similar offers of this nature, any progress you make can be used in the full version if you choose to purchase the game later on. Additionally, you can earn Platinum Points on My Nintendo simply for participating.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic launched on Switch via the eShop in November 2021. Read more about it below.

In a post via X, Nintendo have revealed that Vampire Survivors is the next game to get the Nintendo Switch Online Game Trial treatment.

Those that are currently a part of the service can play the full game entirely at no extra cost. The trial period will be held between March 14 and March 21.

Like other similar offers of this nature, any progress you make can be used in the full version if you choose to purchase the game later on. Additionally, you can earn Platinum Points on My Nintendo simply for participating.

Vampire Survivors launched on Switch via the eShop in August 2023. Read more about it below.

Original: Nintendo of Europe have announced via X that the next Nintendo Switch Online Game Trial for the region will be Fae Farm, with distribution starting from November 22 and concluding on November 28.

Find out more about the game and check out the announcement below:

It has been announced that Nintendo Switch Online subscribers in Japan will be able to try Coffee Takj for free as part of the latest Switch Online Game Trial. Like other Switch Online Game Trials, players who hold a Nintendo Switch Online subscription will be able to play the entirety of the game’s content for the duration of the trial, which is scheduled to go live on November 21. Here’s some more information about the game:

Original (10/19): Obakeidoro! will be offered to Nintendo Switch Online members as the program’s next Game Trial, Nintendo has revealed. At the moment this only applies to Europe, and will run from October 26 through to November 2.

Here’s some information about Obakeidoro!:

It has been announced that Nintendo Switch Online subscribers in Europe will be able to try The Jackbox Party Pack 3 for free as part of the latest Switch Online Game Trial. Like other Switch Online Game Trials, players who hold a Nintendo Switch Online subscription will be able to play the entirety of the game’s content for the duration of the trial, which is scheduled to go live on September 28. Here’s some more information about the game:

The threequel to the party game phenomenon features five new sense-shattering games!

The say-anything sequel – Quiplash 2 (3-8 players). Play all new questions or make your own!
The deadly quiz show – Trivia Murder Party (1-8 players). Match wits with a trivia-obsessed killer.
The surprising survey game – Guesspionage (2-8 players). Guess the results to silly survey questions.
The t-shirt slugfest – Tee K.O. (3-8 players). Battle your custom t-shirts to the death!
The sneaky trickster game – Fakin’ It (3-6 players). One of your friends has something to hide.
Play using your phones, tablets, or computers. No extra controllers needed!

All games support up to 10,000 audience members playing along!

Plus tons of new features just for streamers! It’s a digital box full of actual fun!

The Jackbox Party Pack 3 is in English only.

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Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana will be offered to Nintendo Switch Online members as the program’s next Game Trial, Nintendo has revealed. At the moment this only applies to Europe, and is set to start next week, on August 18.

Here’s some information about Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana:

Two days ago, Nintendo announced that they would be offering a free trial version of Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker to Nintendo Switch Online subscribers in Japan. Today, Nintendo of Europe revealed a similar offer for their territory, albeit with a different game. If you have an active Nintendo Switch Online subscription, you can download and play Mario Tennis Aces for free from August 7 till August 13. Starting on August 7 till August 20, the game will also be on sale on the eShop for 30% off. If you decide to buy the game, you can carry over your progress from the trial version.

Also, Nintendo is officially calling this program Game Trials. It remains to be seen what game, if any, they will offer in North America as part of this program.

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