Apple’s older phones will eventually become incompatible with Nintendo’s Switch Online app

Apple's older phones will eventually become incompatible with Nintendo's Switch Online app

Tech Highlights:

  • The biggest draw of the app is the ability to use voice chat in compatible games, such as Splatoon 2, Super Smash Bros Ultimate, and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. Presumably, this update could impact anyone looking to play Splatoon 3 using voice chat once that’s out in September. There are also special features in the app for Smash Bros, Splatoon 2, and Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

  • If you’re using the Switch Online app on an older Apple phone, you should be warned that you may lose access to it shortly. The iOS version of the app will be updated in “summer 2022,” according to a tweet from the Nintendo Japan account, and will only be compatible with iOS 14.0 or later. According to a rough translation of the tweet, it will not be available on iOS versions 13.0 or before. Newscast from Eurogamer: Was Starfield truly such a letdown? There are currently no announcements for Android users.

We want to make Eurogamer better, and that means better for our readers – not for algorithms. You can help! Become a supporter of Eurogamer and you can view the site completely ad-free, as well as gaining exclusive access to articles, podcasts and conversations that will bring you closer to the team, the stories, and the games we all love. Subscriptions start at £3.99 / $4.99 per month.

We will be happy to hear your thoughts

      Leave a reply

      Tech Reviews, News and Guides