Nintendo also begins to expand its groundwork to the world of smartphones with its Nintendo Switch Online app service. Waiting to see how the situation will evolve as far as the paid services from 2018, in recent few hours Nintendo Switch Online application has been published to the Android and iOS platforms for free to download, which also introduced to improve the online gaming experience on the console.
The app is designed to access specific services of the various supported games, invite friends to play via social networks and use voice chat during games. Currently, only Splatoon 2 is compatible with the app, but the number of games that exploit it is expected to grow.
Nintendo Switch Online Features
- Users can use SplatNet 2 to check all sorts of vital battle-related information, including match results, stages, and rankings!
- Users can invite friends to play with them in supported games via social media such as Facebook and Twitter. Of course, users can easily invite their Nintendo Switch friends, too!
- Users can enjoy voice chat in different ways depending on the type of game they’re playing. Chat with everyone in their room or split voice chat into teams and have it out head-to-head!
Nintendo also adds that the app is free until the paid subscription service launches in 2018.