Google today launched YouTube on the Nintendo Switch. YouTube has been one of the much-requested apps for the Switch, and it’s only the second major video service after Hulu to be available on the Switch.
YouTube’s app on the Nintendo Switch will let you watch all types of videos, and you can login to your account to access your subscriptions, your viewing history, and more. You should also be able to watch movies you purchased on YouTube. The app even supports 360-degree videos, letting you move around in the 360-degree videos with the joysticks.
The addition of YouTube on the Switch is kind of a big deal. So far, only Hulu has been available on the Switch, and there are no signs of Netflix or Amazon Prime Video as of yet. Nintendo did say the company is in talks with Amazon and Netflix for their own Switch apps, though it’s not clear what’s happening with those two major services as of yet. But now that YouTube on the Switch is a thing, Netflix shouldn’t take too long to arrive.