Splatoon 2 will have voice chat. According to Nintendo, it will use “smart-devices and the ability to bring eight Nintendo Switch systems together for eight-person local multiplayer.”

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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That’s fucked up... As a handheld that you can play during long travels, flights for example, this just doesn’t make any sense.

In addition to draining your Switch battery, Nintendo now asks you to also drain your precious phone battery as well?