dark        

Fortnite Switch players won't have to deal with Nintendo's convoluted app to chat

0

Starting Thursday

During the post-E3 Direct Nintendo stream, a few more details came to light for several Switch titles: most notably the brand new Fortnite port that just dropped today.

Epic Games kind of just nonchalantly blew our minds during the stream, explaining that Fortnite Switch will utilize a chat system that just...works instantly when plugging in a microphone. You might remember that previously Nintendo asked players to use an app with a MacGyver setup that's so bad that Discord even once famously asked to fix it.

Starting Thursday you'll be able to use the feature when it's patched in, and...I'm sure Nintendo's support line is being flooded by "why doesn't it always work like this" questions. The bottom line? It seems like if a developer is up for it, it can happen, so there's hope that Nintendo could get their act together on their own first-party games.

You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Chris Carter
Chris CarterReviews Director, Co-EIC   gamer profile

Chris has been enjoying Destructoid avidly since 2008. He finally decided to take the next step, make an account, and start blogging in January of 2009. Now, he's staff! ------------------- T... more + disclosures


 


 popular around the network
 


Also on destructoid: Fortnite   (128)   From our database:

  • Sony offers a non-response to the Fortnite account lockout issue they created - Chris Carter
  • Fortnite for Nintendo Switch pops over two million downloads in a day - Chris Moyse
  • (Update) Fortnite on Switch won't work with Epic accounts used on PS4 - Peter Glagowski
  • Fortnite's player count rises to 125 million - Peter Glagowski
  • Fortnite Switch players won't have to deal with Nintendo's convoluted app to chat - Chris Carter
  • Sony is once again missing from the cross-play party: Fortnite Switch connects with PC, Xbox One, Mac, and mobile - Chris Carter
  • Fortnite confirmed for Nintendo Switch at E3, out today! - Chris Carter
  • Fortnite referenced in Nintendo Switch eShop update - Jordan Devore
  • Fortnite for Nintendo Switch shows up on Korean ratings board - Chris Moyse
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #Epic Games #Fortnite #Nintendo Switch #PC #PS4 #Xbox One

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •