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People Are REALLY Unhappy With Nintendo Switch Online

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Consumers love the Nintendo Switch, but they DESPISE Nintendo Switch Online. Every video Nintendo posts discussing the online service the upload receives more dislikes than likes. There is also a plethora of critical comments in the comments section of any Nintendo Switch Online video. Subscribe to ReviewTechUSA for more awesome content. Check out Cutting Edge Gamer For Great Graphics Card Leasing Deals (Affiliate Link): http://cuttingedgegamer.com/?a=RTU Support ReviewTechUSA on Patreon for just $1 a month: https://www.patreon.com/RTU Follow Me On Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/rtustreams Follow Me On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ReviewTechUSA/ Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/therealrtuyt1 Join the official ReviewTechUSA Discord server: https://discord.me/reviewtechusa Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/THEREALRTU Credit to JanTube for the "Subscribe Button" animation: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCncvsetg0_6SDADlbeVbFrQ Sources cited in this video: https://youtu.be/nje7jFEA3ww https://youtu.be/1OpjeZMCsEU https://www.polygon.com/2018/8/29/17796136/ps-plus-games-september-2018
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thepolacek (6 hours ago)
Good video. Good points. Subscribed.
KcLee677 (9 hours ago)
I'll love Nintendo has child, now. It's PS4 and maybe Xbox one.. Nintendo only got Pokemon Go and super smash bros..
How To Apple (14 hours ago)
As a teen I don’t have a job but I have Nintendo online, I like the virtual console idea but I can’t buy those games, I kinda like the idea of every month getting credits that you can use to purchase games
XxsuperstudlyxX (17 hours ago)
Nintendo can't stand the idea of doing something the proper way. N64, could have switched to disc software but nooo cartridges, so they a lot of their devs and Playstation became a thing. Gamecube could have used full discs but used super small discs for whatever reason. Wii launched forcing motion control in your face but it just wasnt as fun as playing with a controller and the graphics almost seem worse than GC titles. The wii u was so bad they had to fork out the switch way sooner than they should have had to and the switch looks alright but no modern online service? Was is this 2002 Nintendo is gonna be as notorious as EA games one day
Rick Diculous (18 hours ago)
your wife is REALLY Unhappy With Your Weight And Man Boobs XD
Wesley Pratchler (23 hours ago)
I still haven't gotten the online and now I can't play splatoon
OmegaVideoGameGod (1 day ago)
@ReviewTechUSA Thanks for making this video. :D
Dynamon Ruler (1 day ago)
I love Nintendo Switch online (amd im acutally being honest)
siekensou77 (1 day ago)
trying to mimic sony's psn+ free games service but failing at it
XxLeo _ Lionheart (1 day ago)
Just gonna play single player games on my switch and use it for parties.
stellarola (1 day ago)
They need to outsource their online component. It's always been busted.
Minmataro718 (1 day ago)
I was happy with metroid...
Rocky (1 day ago)
People are crying about online gaming needing more than the ability to play online? I thought this channel didn't like or support snowflakes?
poopikins (2 days ago)
No thanks. If I ever get a switch, it'll be for offline only games and at that point I might as well hack it and add whatever classic games I want on it
Darran Askew (2 days ago)
To be slightly fair here. When PS4 launched the monthly games SUCKED. For 3 years they sucked. They were BAD. Recently though they have improved. I only hope Nintendo’s offering gets better as at the moment it does totally suck. No dedicated servers, no voice chat, abhorrent friending system. I do like their daily news page though. They do that better than Sony.
Suoh (2 days ago)
its even $30 canadian so woohoo dont i feel stupid for paying
Cory R (2 days ago)
Switch needs discord support and voice
AttilahsTube (2 days ago)
Am I Nintendo...I feel like hes talking directly to me...I dont call the shots on Nintendo online...Im just the boss over Zelda n Metroid.
Stephen Enzor (2 days ago)
They should've kept online free imo -- was literally a huge reason I bought Nintendo consoles over their competition -- because I despise having my library of games I already paid for held hostage til I shell out more money year over year.
Aziz Kitana (2 days ago)
The country that I live in doesn't even have the NS phone app
StilasCzech (2 days ago)
Wanna voice chat with other people playing with your in your Switch game? Do you guys not have phones? /s
RockuMan (2 days ago)
I'd add an additional bullet point to your list: for the love of god, Nintendo, offer some actually interesting deals on your game store. Xbox and PlayStation, from time to time, offer some substantial discounts on triple A games and first party games.
William Ruvalcaba (3 days ago)
You speak the truth thank you for being the voice of the people.
Justin Boseman (3 days ago)
Nintendo doesnt do better because they aren't forced to by their fans. Every person who bought a Switch immediately after the Wii U your a accessory to this crime of bad quality.
Justin Boseman (3 days ago)
All Switch is, is a portable Wii U with less features, worse online, and no dual screen.
Machete Yo (3 days ago)
Thats what you get for buying a Nintendo Switch...
Demetrius Brooks (3 days ago)
Yall are poor. I get no lag on mine.
Lee Wyse (3 days ago)
Come back Mr Iwata T-T
Omega John (3 days ago)
Give me final fantasy then you can have my 20$
Purple :3 (3 days ago)
Fortnite has saved backup data feature even though if you made it on the epic games website your fine so what’s the point
The Shadow Master (3 days ago)
That's crazy I saw half those people in the comment section 😂
Kevin Travis (3 days ago)
It ain’t great. They would gain a decent amount of goodwill by not having lobbies and voice chat through the fucking phone app.
Leslie Renfro (3 days ago)
The thing is, if they made all the games on the Virtual Console available while people are paying for their online, they would be showered with love and praise. But, for some reason, they can't do that! Its just sad, people would pay to keep those games in their library.
Fragger Grenadier (3 days ago)
A switch is $300, now you have to spend $20 to $35 dollars to get online access. For $350, I bought a brand new 1 TB Ps4 with uncharted 4 and a controller, a game, and ps plus. What seems like the better deal?
Andrew Keener (3 days ago)
Just a bunch of whining.
Mygaminggecko (3 days ago)
I'm not unhappy...
Marioman303 (3 days ago)
Rich, you moron! Those 2 other companies aren’t solely video game companies! They have more revenue from other stuff! They can afford servers, Nintendo can’t!
Crowe (3 days ago)
PLT64 (3 days ago)
I'm OK with paying 20 bucks a year for online. 60 is a little prizey, but... atleast it's awesome and it has servers. It takes money to produce these things, so why not make up for it by charging for online. My problems with Switch online: 1) No real servers 2) Cloud save should have some kind of USB or flashdrive thing, like the Wii U and PS4 (That should be the free version of cloud save. The other version dosen't need to be free.) 3) Let's be real, the NES games aren't enough. I rather have free monthly games like with Xbox One or PS4 or have a virtul console 4) Splatoon headset smartphone adapter bullshitness needs to STOP. Put a headset in the controller, (or use bluetooth) talk to your friends. THAT ALL YOU NEED TO DO NINTENDO! IT'S THAT FREAKIN' SIMPLE! OMG! 5) I. DON'T. CARE. THAT. IT'S. CHEAP. 6) There are other companys telling you what to do Nintendo. Stop acting like they aren't your rivels, course they are. Microsoft and Sony does online better than Nintandoes. 7) Nintendo are only targeting kids. That's why it's so trash, because kids are stupid and they don't care. But what about people who kinda has a brain and cares about online? Nintendo thinks that they can get away with everything just because kids keep smiling. 8) Nintendo goes super dummass mode and that's when they drive people N.Saiyan. Just saiyan.
Corn Dog (4 days ago)
They can do all that you mentioned, but as long as they don't give me local save back ups to SD, I won't get their service. I've been able to avoid purchasing it this long, I can do it indefinitely.
Ryker (4 days ago)
I'm a casual Smash fan. Used to love it as a kid when I had tons of friends to play it with, and when my siblings were younger and we all played together, but for the last two installments I bought the games at launch and only played for a couple of weeks. I actually decided to skip the next game altogether because of the online cost, as it's not worth the effort or added expense. It feels grimy and it's finally made me drop the series altogether. Yes, I know the other guys do it too, but I've also dropped a lot of games on the other consoles because of it. They could have gotten 65(or whatever portion of that they get), but now they will get nothing. Grimy company.
Roberto Taveras (4 days ago)
$20 vs $60. Sure it's 1/3 the cost. But it doesn't even offer a third of the features
Star (4 days ago)
This is why I still have my wii hooked up it plays GameCube games and I have emulators on it.
Beybrain78 (4 days ago)
I just want them to make online play free again! For kids it's TORTURE because they don't have any money to play online for the games I love! Without online, it makes Splatoon 2 and Pokken Tournament much less fun! IT'S NOT FAIR CHANGE IT BACK!!!
droid4D (4 days ago)
Nintendo does everything backwards I don't understand why they don't listen to Western audience
Scrungo McDungo (4 days ago)
I agree completely, right. But knowing most Japanese based companies, they only care about local feed back, aka what people think of this in Japan. So unless Japanese people are also pissed about this service, I sadly doubt they'll change it any time soon which really sucks. (And if anyone DOES know what people in Japan think of the online service, please leave a reply and tell me. I'm honestly very interested to see what they think of it over there)
DepressoExpresso (4 days ago)
All they need to do is add more games and I'll be happy. if they put gamecube games on there it would be 100% worth it in my opinion
Joe Beck (4 days ago)
I play Zelda, Excite Bike, Super Mario Bros., and Metroid, but then again I’m 45. My kids play the new games. Can’t wait for Super Mike Tyson’s punch out.
Topsy Kretts (4 days ago)
I've been playing games since I had the nes in the room my my sister was born in and my girlfriends 1St console was the snes! Both of us refuse to pay for online because there's no point for us.
Hug Savage (4 days ago)
Why do people even still support this fucking company they sell people cardboard and they buy it
porky11 (4 days ago)
I prefer the less expensive. But the smart phone chat and the free NES-Games could be removed. I don't even use a smart phone anymore and I also have played all NES games, I ever wanted (they are on the NES mini anyway). I just maybe want to play SSBU online a few times, and maybe Splatoon 2 (but I rather play Splatoon for free).
First you had the wii it wasnt that bad Wii u it was bad but good enough to have decent online and services Switch...SWITCH ONLINE that screwed up the itself 👏
OldPumpkinEyes (4 days ago)
Nintendo needs to get themselves some tegridy!
William Elliott (4 days ago)
Hey, GBA games on switch would be 🔥, bit this service isn't going to get a cent of my cash
Steven Moutoux (4 days ago)
So you have to pay to play online?
DingusPlayz (4 days ago)
You just earned yourself another sub my good sir!
Voeris (4 days ago)
And so, Nintendo's murky true colors are revealed.
steven touchton (4 days ago)
Mic drop!
SirBranDon100 (4 days ago)
I'm picking up a switch next week on sale. My friend told me we can't voice chat with each other and I told him were going to talk through a Xbox live party 😂😂😂
SuperM6464 (4 days ago)
Rip Super smash bros ultimate online
André Luiz Zacarias (4 days ago)
I really hate this kind of video. But I'm forced to admit, everything you said is regrettably true. I do not intend to renew the service until I have something that makes it at least acceptable, as it is, it can not stay.
gwpito pito (4 days ago)
Nintendo easy cash grab👎👎👎
*_I mean..Who can blame them?_*
richa16x (4 days ago)
"Peeple" xD
Omoi (5 days ago)
I used to love the fact nintendo online was free and this just sucked for me.
Dodgy Dingoz (5 days ago)
There's a switch online? Sweet I'm speaking with my wallet and I didn't even know :D
Bob Rob (5 days ago)
Switch online just has half-assed low effort written all over it.
Ian Hollis (5 days ago)
One thing I remember from PSYCH1001 at UNSW was the part about consumer psychology, and how price is actually the *last* thing people consider when purchasing a product.
Grey Willow (5 days ago)
Switch needs to be that Virtual Console and needs to release a "Best of Nintendo" pack a month like: Super Mario Bros The Legend of Zelda TLoZ: Majora's Mask Super Mario Bros 3 Super Mario World Luigi's Mansion TLoZ: Ocarina of Time Paper Marios 1 through 5 Super Smash Bros 1 & 2 Mario Kart 1 & 2 Mario Party 1-3 So on and so forth Release older games that people will actually pay for through the service and I guarantee that people WILL pay for it! People WILL use it!
GL7D Online (5 days ago)
Well, now that I heard all of this about the online service. Nintendo, Rip! Ill be buying a xbox instead. Hm? Wonder how good there online service is, can't be as bad as Nintendo's.
Ghost World (5 days ago)
Dude.. Do you actually enjoy or like anything? All of your videos are just about how your elitist views are superior to anything you talk about. You rack up on clicks for just having sensationalist names in your videos which is pretty sad. All you do is just find the worst stories and detail how much everything sucks. Care to ever post something positive? Or will it kill your click ratio too much?
M1active Alesis (5 days ago)
being forced to pay to play my one and only online game splatoon2 that i'm interested in. which i haven't yet (so far). Thanks nintendo you really won me over.
Sly88Frye (5 days ago)
Can someone please tell me I'm not alone in not liking the original Metroid. I don't enjoy that game. It's probably because your weapon sucks, but mostly because so many rooms look exactly the same and it's so hard to know where to go, especially without a map. The first Metroid I played was Metroid II, and I barely played it at the time, but have since beaten it much later. The first Metroid game I owned is Super Metroid and it is also the first Metroid I beat. I guess when playing through arguably the best 2D Metroid, the original game is just such a step backwards that I can't enjoy it.
Caleb Friesen (5 days ago)
Personally I'm fine with it.
Victoria (5 days ago)
I feel like with this whole "renting" games thing with this online service feels like im back at blockbusters.
Yoko Automata (5 days ago)
According to Nintendo fans. Nintendo has a war chest of money from selling 1st party IP's. But then they release this poorly cobbled together online service.
It's Nep (5 days ago)
If it was SNES or GBA games I might actually get it. But even then, it's a pretty god awful service. It literally locks what was free behind a paywall and throws NES games at you. Absolute garbage.
mmp1023 (5 days ago)
If Nintendo went out of their way to use the earnings from this to improve their terribly infamous online setup then I guarantee they would be getting better feedback. The one existing benefit here is that its very very cheap. cuz lets be honest cloud storage and online play for a year for only $20 is really not that bad. Its the fact that we dont know if Nintendo's online will be getting better or not that is the main issue here. Its sad to say but as it is right now it looks like Nintendo took a page out of EA's handbook, "How to squeeze more money out of players 101".
I feel like blizzards skrewup has made people say what needs to be said about issues with companies. Lol colab with blizzard saying sorry with diablo 3 for free xD
Dark wolf Kidd (5 days ago)
I could care less about the membership like ps plus or xbox gold, just play good single player games, but unlike ps3 or ps4 there isnt mass effect or GTA (Yeah i prefer free roam games when i get consoles) but when i want to pay $60 USD for DOOM which i can get for a cheaper price on PS4 digitaly.
bobsters 211 (5 days ago)
nintendo does need a way to get money from there products faster by adding the nintendo online but i do agree that they should add more stuff instead of the NES games...
Johny Opera (5 days ago)
i think virtual console has something to do with the classic consoles. Im not on top of classic console news but maybe they think if they let out virtual console it might lose sales, especially when the n64 classic is so rumored, that people would rather buy the ones they want on the e shop then go out and buy a whole classic console, but i dont know
Anderson Rivera (5 days ago)
Fucking nes give us gameboy sp games
Alexander Martin (5 days ago)
Nah, i like Nintendo Switch Online, it helps me save more money by not having to buy anything "new" Nintendo makes... as i can play the same games free on my WiiU...
Vice TOLUCT (5 days ago)
The fact that you waited way too long to talk about this just proves that you don't do research AT ALL.
N mille (5 days ago)
Just let us buy any Nintendo game from any Nintendo system for the switch.
N mille (5 days ago)
Give me golden eye and perfect dark!!!
Joshua Tavares (5 days ago)
Protest online!!!..... Until December 7th then its Smash time 😈😈
ZTX Beta (5 days ago)
Bring mother 3 over for people with online and a lot of people will buy it
Matthew Irons (5 days ago)
Nintendo only cares about money. How many times do I need to repeat that? I don't care what the defense is, it's not the truth!
Matthew Irons (5 days ago)
Nintendo's a joke. Ugh!
Wolf Rider (5 days ago)
Forcing people to pay for online play is bullshit. I'm talking about psn and xbox online as well. I don't think any feature makes online pay play worth it
Rene Vega (5 days ago)
Its sad Nintendo removes a legacy of an animation for Mr Game and Watch but won’t listen to the actual customers who pay for this stuff like come on Nintendo, you’re better then this!
Water Cat (5 days ago)
The beter Online system In my opinion is the pc
Water Cat (5 days ago)
+Scotty Jack or update and is normal tο preach your game if it has some problems and even need preach it's easy and you do not have to wait many hours to fix this proble and some times They are unofficial preach as well the preach it does not need to wait the moment which will be update
Scotty Jack (5 days ago)
preach! preach preach!!!!!
Remember when you could play online for free on the switch
Ali Aiman (5 days ago)
You know what's my problem with the service? Its the fact that the chat have to use your phone. I am from Malaysia, i cant download the smart phone app. I hope they will make it easier for us thats from asia
James A (5 days ago)
Man! I was listening to you on another chrome tab, you sound like Patrick Warburton (Joe Swanson in particular) @2:02.
Irisa Shijofu (5 days ago)
Lately Nintendo is caring more about getting money... ($60 for 2 NES wireless controllers) Yeah, you can pay to play Switch games online and get some NES games, but there are no dedicated servers. Come on, Switch uses peer seed conection for online.
Gino Osorio (5 days ago)
I really love Nintendo but NES games?? Really just 3 a month??, Nintendo at least give 10 NES games a month for those 20$, or else raise online to 60$ pay for dedicated servers, and offer 1 to 3 triple AAA games the month. Or just put Virtual Console back!!!
I'm Redundant (5 days ago)
Nintendo is like that old friend that likes to live in the past

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