Nintendo announced plans to release Nintendo Switch Online app on July 21 available for iOS and Android, the release date for Splatoon 2. Nintendo Switch Online app designed to enhance your online experience for compatible games on the Nintendo Switch console.
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Nintendo Switch Online app will let users voice chat with friends, invite people to online matches, create teams and access SplatNet 2 with offers up online play statistics and info on upcoming game features.
SplatNet 2 will be available via a smart device app called Nintendo Switch Online. It shows stage schedules, stats, & even lifetime inkage. pic.twitter.com/R0sBaRScyy
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) July 6, 2017
Nintendo Switch Online app’s functionality and Splatoon 2 online play will be available for free until the full Nintendo Switch Online service launches in 2018, most games with online gameplay will require an ongoing subscription. Nintendo Switch Online will cost $19.99 per year or $3.99 per month with monthly subscription.
Source from Nintendo: The Nintendo Switch Online app will be available soon