Switch Online for Mobile Released

Discussion in 'Switch - Console, Accessories & Hardware' started by SonyUSA, Jul 19, 2017.

  1. SonyUSA
    OP

    SonyUSA We're all mad here

    pip Contributor
    11
    GBAtemp Patron
    SonyUSA is a Patron of GBAtemp and is helping us stay independent!

    Our Patreon
    May 12, 2006
    United States
    download (1).png

    Nintendo has released the Nintendo Switch Online app for Android and IOS, giving users the ability to voice chat for their online services such as Splatoon 2.

    A Nintendo Switch must be registered to your Nintendo account for you to be able to sign into the app, as it uses your Nintendo ID to authenticate with.

    Edit: It appears they have marked the service for "Server Maintenance", giving out error code: 2817-0700. It seems we will have to wait a little longer to actually use the app itself.



    You can grab them here:

    Android: :arrow:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nintendo.znca
    IOS: :arrow: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/nintendo-switch-online/id1234806557?mt=8
     
  2. x65943

    x65943 Dr. Rabbi Prince X, Sr., Ed. D.

    Member
    11
    GBAtemp Patron
    x65943 is a Patron of GBAtemp and is helping us stay independent!

    Our Patreon
    Jun 23, 2014
    United States
    Midwest
    Interesting. Have you tried the app yourself yet?
     
  3. SonyUSA
    OP

    SonyUSA We're all mad here

    pip Contributor
    11
    GBAtemp Patron
    SonyUSA is a Patron of GBAtemp and is helping us stay independent!

    Our Patreon
    May 12, 2006
    United States
    Yeah, got a server maintenance error now.
     
  4. HaloEffect17

    HaloEffect17 Splatoon Fan

    Member
    5
    Jul 1, 2015
    Canada
    Yep, can confirm. I got the same as well.
     
  5. Xzi

    Xzi Virtual Bartman

    Member
    13
    Dec 26, 2013
    United States
    Spiraling Out
    Cool beans, didn't expect it to come out so soon. Means we get more than a year free with full online functionality.
     
    lcie nimbus likes this.
  6. GoldenBullet

    GoldenBullet That One Guy

    Member
    2
    Oct 27, 2014
    United States
    Well, looks like phone voice chat is real and it doesn't look like its going to be replace soon. From what I read, only specific apps will allow voice chat. Does that mean no party chat?
     
    Last edited by GoldenBullet, Jul 19, 2017
    lcie nimbus likes this.
  7. T3GZdev

    T3GZdev head of T3GZdev

    Member
    3
    Apr 21, 2010
    United States
    according to this bluetooth support for switch? XD well thanks to the app of course.
    edit: i also want to add that this app is a beta until the payed version comes 2018.

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited by T3GZdev, Jul 20, 2017
    Tomato Hentai and lcie nimbus like this.
  8. GoldenBullet

    GoldenBullet That One Guy

    Member
    2
    Oct 27, 2014
    United States
    I'm pretty sure the reason they don't have Bluetooth audio is that the switch can't give it at a low latency like a PS4 can (just speculation).
     
    Last edited by GoldenBullet, Jul 19, 2017
    Tomato Hentai and lcie nimbus like this.
  9. Youkai

    Youkai Demon

    Member
    5
    Jul 1, 2004
    Germany
    Germany , NRW
    WOW Nintendo did it ! thats groundbreaking news, now you can use your phone to speak with people far away !
    Never thought this would be possible at all.
     
    Naendow, DaMan, akira123 and 13 others like this.
  10. Sonic Angel Knight

    Sonic Angel Knight GBAtemp Legend

    Member
    14
    May 27, 2016
    United States
    New York
    What's next a pc client? What if people don't have cellphones? :wtf:

    I would least preferred a 3DS app, IT HAS A MICROPHONE! The wii u gamepad HAS A MICROPHONE! O_O
    (no i'm not saying use the wii u for this sort of thing) But I mean why couldn't the Switch just have microphone, or least bluetooth headset connectivity? :blink:
     
    DaMan and lcie nimbus like this.
  11. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

    Member
    14
    Nov 17, 2008
    Australia
    Queensland
    most pointless app ever. an app to allow you to use your phone...AS A PHONE! nintendo: 1 step forward, 2 steps back
     
    mech, NutymcNuty, DaMan and 3 others like this.
  12. Sonic Angel Knight

    Sonic Angel Knight GBAtemp Legend

    Member
    14
    May 27, 2016
    United States
    New York
    Maybe no one should download the app, that will show nintendo. :creep:
     
    DaMan and lcie nimbus like this.
  13. Xyphoseos

    Xyphoseos Hack or no games

    Member
    2
    Jun 29, 2016
    France
    Rivière
    Can I use it on my rooted device ?
     
  14. Dionicio3

    Dionicio3 Skiddo

    Member
    9
    Feb 26, 2017
    United States
    Hollister, CA
    I don't see why they would put a root check in an app like this


    Inb4 exploit using this app
     
    NutymcNuty, lcie nimbus and Xyphoseos like this.
  15. Xzi

    Xzi Virtual Bartman

    Member
    13
    Dec 26, 2013
    United States
    Spiraling Out
    Great, now we get to hear everybody repeat the exact same whiny comments they made when the app was first announced. :rolleyes:
     
  16. Xyphoseos

    Xyphoseos Hack or no games

    Member
    2
    Jun 29, 2016
    France
    Rivière
    I ask it because I know that super mario run do an error code on rooted device (it's nintendo too) but okay I go to try it ^^
     
  17. Retroboy

    Retroboy GBAtemp Maniac

    Member
    4
    May 28, 2015
    why couldnt nintendo do a console itself that could do this, ohh wait additional costs.

    its retarded that you have to have two devices one playing, one recording..... erm sorry but we have devices that record gameplay and your talking all in one.

    Welcome to Nintendo.

    Last Millenniums Technology....... TODAY!
     
  18. Felek666

    Felek666 retarded memekid which no one likes

    Member
    9
    Jan 3, 2017
    Poland
    reddit.com/r/satania/
    Android, iOS only? Couldn't care less.
     
    DaMan and StarTrekVoyager like this.
  19. Beerus

    Beerus Gbatemp's God Of Destruction

    Member
    4
    May 3, 2017
    Canada
    Universe 7
    will this only connect with friends or other people as well i dont wanna hear 12 year olds screaming
     
  20. Felek666

    Felek666 retarded memekid which no one likes

    Member
    9
    Jan 3, 2017
    Poland
    reddit.com/r/satania/
    meh. it's nintendo. you will hear screaming.
     
    Kithron, DaMan, Zense and 3 others like this.
Loading...
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice