Saturday , November 28 2020

YouTube arrived at the Switch and Netflix will say goodbye to the Wii



After the platform by streaming Upstream for certain regions, YouTube is the second video application that goes to the Nintendo Switch eShop globally. This free download weighs 89MB and supports traditional controls with Joy-Con and Pro, as well as touch screens via hybrid consoles.

The application design is not much different from what we can find on other consoles such as PlayStation 4, and users do not need to subscribe to Nintendo Switch Online to access it. Before the arrival of this surprise many, if not all, of those who asked themselves when Netflix? Well, Switch doesn't know much about that, but from a homemade console that he knew 12 years ago huh.

Recently, Netflix notified its users by mail that Nintendo will suspend all services by streaming for the Wii system, the Netflix channel, and YouTube including, after 31 January 2019. The message ends with: "We hope you will soon enjoy a better Netflix experience with additional features on compatible devices."

If it might be able to refer to the flicker for the Switch, it remains to be seen, but the fact is that at that time the Wii was the most popular video game console to watch Netflix (overthrown by the PS3), so it was natural that the company streaming The look for the same appeal with the latest Nintendo system, which also offers home and portable advantages.

Source: Nintendo Europa Twitter, Reddit


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