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Fortnite on Switch is getting built-in voice chat this week

One year ago   |   By Tech Radar

Good news for Nintendo Switch owners who've jumped aboard the Fortnite bandwagon - from Thursday, the Switch version of the incredibly popular Battle Royale shooter will be getting built-in voice chat functionality. Chatting on Nintendo's current hybrid console is admittedly a convoluted process - in order to talk with friends in Splatoon 2 (Switch's most high profile online title to date), players must first download the Nintendo Switch Online app on their iOS or Android device, plug their headsets into said devices and chat through them exclusively. Thankfully, that won't be the case...
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Steam is finally getting integrated voice chat

Steam is finally getting integrated voice chat

One year ago   |   By Tech Radar

PC gamers using the Steam client have typically had to turn to third-party programs such as Discord or Teamspeak to power in-game voice chat, but it looks like Valve is finally getting around to integrating the much-desired feature with the introduction of a new Steam Chat service. Available now in the Steam client beta , Steam Chat offers the ability to chat with other users on Steam with either group or individual messaging - via both text and voice - as well offering a host of improvements to the client's friends list. Improvements include a simplified “favorites” list that will pin...
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