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Sometimes it feels like an actual conference call on your phone would be a better solution.
In fact, having done both while playing, I can confirm the call was easier to set up and let me do other things while talking.
For some games (and I'd include shooters, such as "Splatoon 2" here) the dual-device conversations are detrimental.
But it is, of course, perfectly possible to play a game without voice chat.
[Nintendo’s ambitious Switch isn’t quite the mobile console we’d hoped for.It feels bizarre to have a separate voice chat app, meaning that you have to have at least two devices to play with someone and speak with them.But, despite the fact that your phone is the device running in chat, changing games on the Switch cuts off your chat.This doesn't feel informed by any information they could have drawn from that.
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There are a couple of bright spots here for Nintendo.