Smartphone app

Voice chat and more for compatible games

The Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app* is designed to enhance your online experience for compatible games.

Open the app while playing compatible games to voice chat with your friends as you play.

App update history

Works with these games

Special features for compatible games

Some games will get enhanced features with the app.

For example, the app gives Splatoon 2 players access to SplatNet 2. There they can review and share their battle statistics, order gear for use in-game, and enjoy other features that make the game even more fun.

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*Persistent Internet and compatible smartphone required to use the Nintendo Switch Online app; data charges may apply. Nintendo Account age 13+ required.
Parental controls for the Nintendo Switch Online app cannot be set from the Nintendo Switch Parental Controls app—they must be managed through your smartphone's parental control restriction settings.
Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online play. Not available in all countries. For the latest list of countries, please visit Customer Support. Internet access required for online features. The Nintendo Account User Agreement, including the Purchase and Subscription terms, apply.
This service is only for Nintendo Switch. It does not affect online play for Wii U or Nintendo 3DS systems.