Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | The media-starved Nintendo Switch just got a YouTube shot in the arm

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YouToad —

Joins Hulu and… uh… that’s it for Switch video-streaming.


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For now, a YouTube search is as close as we’re gonna get to

Super Mario Sunshine

on Nintendo Switch.

Sam Machkovech

Following a wave of rumors, Nintendo confirmed on Thursday that its Nintendo Switch console has added an official YouTube app to its meager selection of media-viewing options.

Google’s app is now available as a free download on a variety of territories’ eShops (including North America and Japan, which we’ve tested thus far), and its interface largely resembles dedicated YouTube apps on smart TVs and set-top boxes. The primary difference is that the Switch’s on-screen keyboard obscures any auto-complete results you might expect while searching for topics. You can attach your YouTube credentials to retrieve viewing histories, check subscriptio

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