Nintendo has confirmed that the Nintendo Switch Online service will be going live on 19th September in Europe, and the day before (18th) in North America.

The news comes immediately after the confirmation that the recently delayed Nintendo Direct has been rescheduled for tomorrow, Thursday 13th September.

All Nintendo Account holders will be able to sign up for a free 7-day trial of the Online Service at launch. Other details seem set to be shared during the upcoming Direct.

It's finally happening, folks! Let us know what you want Nintendo to reveal about the service in the comments below.