The streaming agency emailed its reader this week stating that Nintendo will suspend all movie streaming services on the Nintendo Wii including Netflix. With the Nintendo Wii Shop station closing on January 30, 2019, this should come as no surprise. What this also means is, other streaming solutions such as Hulu and Amazon Prime Video won’t be available on the Nintendo Switch from January 31 either. Considering that the Nintendo Wii first went on sale in 2006, it’s surprising that it has been supported for this long.
Though with Nintendo’s latest console, the Nintendo Switch being tremendously popular, the likes of Netflix are slow to reply. The hybrid lacks a Netflix app and it just got YouTube last week. Although Hulu and Niconico happen to be accessible, it’s far from accessing the degree of support the Nintendo Wii received.
Nintendo Switch owners are now able to download the YouTube app through the Nintendo eShop right now at no charge. If you are acquainted with YouTube on Android TV, you’ll be right at home with YouTube on the Nintendo Switch. Some notable additions include the use of the Joy-Cons or the Nintendo Change Pro Controller to browse its interface. Touchscreen service is limited to video playback and you can’t swipe across it .
And yes it is possible to sign into to you Google accounts for full access to history, subscriptions, playlists, and even purchased movies. It is very important to note that the Nintendo Switch YouTube app is 720p in handheld mode and 1080p in docked mode via a compatible screen.