A YouTube application is now available for Switch via the Nintendo eShop as a free download. Here is an overview of the application, via the Nintendo eShop: Kick back, relax and enjoy all of YouTube on your Nintendo Switch.
Oh my God, another port!? I was playing this on PC way back when.
Youtube 720p on a Wii 1.3? No I will stick to my iPad Pro.
FINALLY!!! i'll probably never use it though.... maybe Netflix next?
I bought a switch to escape from youtube
I call bs
Looks like switch is moving up 😊
now available? It wasn't before?
No it wasn’t. Only Hulu was available. Although there was a work around to access YouTube using the network setup for the first time. The switch has a web browser it uses to connect Facebook to your account and that same browser can be used for YouTube. This is great having YouTube on switch. Hopefully Netflix next and then a dedicated browser
XBOX:We want to be the media center outside of just video games BOOOOOOOOOOOO! SWITCH: we're a gaming platform Everyone:WHERE IS YOUTUBE NETFLIX CRUNCHYROLL HULU
No one booed Xbox because it had those functions but because the entire presentation to their new console was just about watching TV. They forgot to show games. Kinda important when showing a new video game console.
Next how about a proper internet option and Netflix 😁
Agree. A full web browser and Netflix would be so great. While we’re at it, a video player wouldn’t hurt. I believe that had all these features were announced for the Switch online, then the backlash would have been far less.
Actual question, why do people want this? Everybody has a phone that can already do all these things and is way more convenient.
As a handheld, yes, a phone is way more convenient. But the Switch is way better when we want to connect to the TV.
Welcome to 2011 Nintendo Switch... Still waiting for Netflix.
IMO it's great to see it on Switch, videos look great on Switch's screen. I love that I can watch YouTube content on the tablet screen and then put the system in it's dock to then blow the image up on my big screen. I think it should have been available much sooner, given the system's Tegra X1, as with other apps, but I'm happy with how the App and video content plays on the system.
i don't have a switch but i thought it had a web browser anyway so are you not able to access youtube, netflix and everything else with it? i know a dedicated app is more convenient but at the end of the day you just want to watch what you're looking for and with a browser in place you can...can't you?
Thats a waste of time when everyone has a smart phone. I love everyone in this comment section..."hopefully netflix next" Im going to take a play from Blizzards playbook. Do you people not have smart phones? Who the hells says "oh wait let me pull this bigger bulker awkward device out to watch netflix...."
But I do have a smartphone. And I do have a Switch. I love having choices on what device I wanna watch on, especially the one that easily let me “switch” between tablet mode and TV mode like the Switch.
The screen is twice as big
Its just a nice option to have. Like if my phones low battery or charging (which I hate using because of the battery getting hot) or if youd rather use a bigger tablet sized device and dont have a tablet then the switch is there. And with how mobile it is and if you keep around your dock, you can hook it up to a tv while traveling and getting to hotel or friends place, then you can use the switch. Also it has a stand and i dont have one for my phone. And some ppl dont have a streaming device, smart tv, ps4, or an xbox and only has a switch sooo.... Its just nice to have is all. Nintendo is already heavily focusing on video games for the switch so I dont think having a few extra media apps is a bad thing lol.
I don't have a smartphone but then again I do have a Roku at home to watch YouTube and my PC. I have no desire to watch stuff on the go. All in all YT on Switch is useless to me.
What sucks is that its the console/tv version of youtube which is horrible. Wouldve been nice if it was more similar to mobile... Now please enable the browser and bring netflix.
It's the smart tv version, i try it out today i use my phone to send which video i want to watch with the switch and played just like it do with my smart tv.........i prefer using my phone to control YouTube its easier to pick videos, like a remote, while watching i can make a playlist which i did i watch 4 videos on switch back to back from my phone playlist
Its about time took longer enough
We want the other tube
Netflix next please. I know these apps are on everything these days, but phones are small and part of the reason i like the Switch is cause I dont hafto turn on my tv to enjoy it
YAY! The switch finally gets a standard feature from 2012... a year and a half after launching.
I love it. I have a really nice sized TV but gave my laptop away to my most recent ex while we were dating, so as of now, Switch is the only device that allows me to watch YouTube on that huge screen.
Why did it take so long?
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