The player is playing the prerelease version of Nintendo Switch Sports banned from talking about their experience with the game on social media – although the Online Play Trial is free for anyone with a Switch Online membership.
As spotted by Liam Robertson on Twitter (below), Nintendo said on its websitethat “by enrolling in the Online Play Test, you agree not to publicly share information about the Online Play Test, including by sharing screenshots or video footage from the game on the web. social media.”
However, it’s unclear how Nintendo intends to enforce that rule, and there are no penalties listed for those who break it.
More news on Nintendo being dumb and out of touch: they’re banning players of the Nintendo Switch Sports online test game from sharing *anything* on social media about it. https://t.co/UWdnCUR9G1 pic.twitter.com/yboRpRZLBS
– Liam Robertson (@Doctor_Cupcakes) February 16, 2022
It’s not uncommon for such a regulation to be incorporated into closed beta builds of games prior to release, but this test game is much more open to the public than many such programs. The reaction to online decisions is one of widespread confusion.
Nintendo further indicates in its terms and conditions that “Online Play Test Software is under development and may not reflect the full version of Nintendo Switch Sports”, adding that “you may experience error or unexpected behavior while playing.”
The trial subscription is open today and you can get access by subscribing to the Switch Online service and going to This site.
The online play test for Nintendo Switch Sports, the 15-year sequel to Wii Sports, was spread over five separate 45-minute sessions on February 19 and 20, giving Switch Online members a chance to play the game. play before its April 29 release.
The game will feature six different modes at launch (Tennis, Bowling, Chambara, Soccer, Badminton, and Volleyball) but Nintendo has confirmed that Golf is also on the way through a free in-season update. this fall.
Nintendo announced Switch Sports in its latest Nintendo Direct where it also announced Xenoblade Chronicles 3, 48 new tracks for Mario Kart 8 Deluxea new one Mario Strikers and lots of other new games and updates.
Ryan Dinsdale is a freelancer on IGN who occasionally remembers to tweet @thelastdinsdale.
https://www.ign.com/articles/nintendo-is-forbidding-nintendo-switch-sports-players-from-talking-about-it-publicly Early Nintendo Switch Sports Players Are Banned From Talking About It In Public