Switch Online subscribers can play a free Mario game until Aug. 13


Practice that Joy-Con swing for free with Mario Tennis Aces


If you’ve ever wanted to take down Rafael Nadal, you’ve got six days to do it for free. In a Wednesday announcement on its official Twitter, Nintendo said Switch Online members can take Mario Tennis Aces for a test run until Aug. 13

After that, Mario Tennis Aces will be available on the Nintendo Switch eShop at a 30% discount, where Nintendo said your progress will carry over from the game trial. 

Mario Tennis Aces is a tennis game featuring a cast of characters familiar to Nintendo fans from earlier Mario-series games. It allows players to go toe-to-toe on the court using Joy-Con motions either in solo play or in an online multiplayer mode.

“The Tetris Effect is in full swing here; days after the credits rolled, I still crave the satisfying thwack from a Power Shot,” said critic Justin Clark, in his Gamespot review of Mario Tennis Aces

NSO monthly subscriptions start at $4 in the US, while Amazon Prime members can get three months free. For the details on the full deal, The Techy Trends sister site Gamespot has the run-down

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