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CrunchBite
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 7:59 am Reply with quoteBack to top

Only games with LAN mode are supported! Games with only "Local Wireless" mode are not supported unless you have a modded console with Wireless to Lan kip

Supported games so far:
    ARMS
    Bayonetta 2
    Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
    Mario Tennis Aces​
    Pokkén Tournament
    Splatoon 2
    Titan Quest

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reexe
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:52 am Reply with quoteBack to top

CrunchBite wrote:
The next XLink Kai update is currently under development and will be released in the coming weeks.

Will it support games that only have Ad-hok like SSBU?


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S3phi40T
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 4:03 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

I wouldn't count on it.
I bet Xlink Kai will basically offer the same functionality as we already have with Switch Lan Play.
At the end it's just a tunel with good access management.

...but if they do, even if we need to by extra hardware (Wi-Fi with promiscuous mode), it will be totally worth it and user base should drastically rise.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 5:02 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Xlink Kai can already spoof Ad-hok on PSP, so hopfully they can adapt that technique to work for the Switch
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CrunchBite
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:51 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Currently only non-adhoc has been added but we will do our best to add adhoc support!

EDIT: Nintendo did a really good job with this, reverse engineering 'Local Wireless' play is not feasible.
EDIT2: CFW users can use KIP to play


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barronwaffles
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:26 am Reply with quoteBack to top

S3phi40T wrote:
I wouldn't count on it.
I bet Xlink Kai will basically offer the same functionality as we already have with Switch Lan Play.
At the end it's just a tunel with good access management.

...but if they do, even if we need to by extra hardware (Wi-Fi with promiscuous mode), it will be totally worth it and user base should drastically rise.


Given that it routes the traffic without the use of a relay server it's already a *better* solution than the current Switch LAN Play implementation
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 09, 2018 1:53 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

...so orbital servers are not part of connection? Haven't considered it.
In my case, relay server was on the same machine as a client so didn't really matter (at least in theory) Wink
With universal KIP and (hopefully) SX OS support for it I hope to play with my friends all "local wireless" games, not only LAN mode ones.

Biggest pro is no Switch-side config as it should catch it ia MAC address.

Fingers crossed!!
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:33 am Reply with quoteBack to top

No, orbitals don't sit between peers - potentially halving the latency compared to the current switch_lan_play implementation.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 8:53 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

That's brilliant news!
Now we are just waiting for release Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 11:05 am Reply with quoteBack to top

So far so good.
Only disadvantage is I can't have Xlink run as a daemon because regardless of IP, it takes over connection and there is no internet @ console.
I have played MK8 with some random people via LAN mode.
Inthe evening I'll test Local Wireless Mode (KIP) with my friend.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:56 am Reply with quoteBack to top

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