The Nintendo Switch Phone App Goes Live With Splatoon 2

Splatoon 2 will arrive worldwide on July 21.

But to use it alongside the Switch game, there are a number of hoops you have to jump through. The initial version of the app will be revealed alongside Splatoon 2.

Nintendo's new Switch handheld-console hybrid is missing one key thing: voice chatting.

The victor is the person who paints the map the fastest. The arrival of the app indicates that other titles such as Rocket League wouldn't have in-built voice chat features. By doing this, all a player will have to do is tap that amiibo and their loadout will change, depending on what was saved to the amiibo. There's no Miiverse social media hub on the Switch, but you can still draw in Splatoon 2. At least, that's how it worked in the first Splatoon, so we can't say for sure it will be the same in Splatoon 2. While there will be returning Main and Sub weapons alongside new ones, all of the Specials in Splatoon 2 are entirely new.

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With the forthcoming arrival of Nintendo Switch game "Splatoon 2", Nintendo announced that another upcoming Nintendo Direct presentation will be focusing on the features of the much-awaited video game. This means observing player gear, records, and "Lifetime Inkage" which compares the amount of in-game turf covered in ink to real-world locations.

SplatNet 2 is a mobile service designed for Splatoon 2, and it's coming to Nintendo Switch Online.

On Saturday, July 15 from 3-7pm PT / 6-9pm ET (or, in the United Kingdom, a separate event from 6pm on the same day), players will pick whether cake or ice cream is better, then fight and die to prove their point. You won't have to wait long to find out the victor since this event will only last four hours. To prepare in advance, the demo can be downloaded early before the Splatfest goes live, starting later today.

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