Nintendo Switch is probably the most popular handheld console out there that has stood the test of time. Despite being five years old in 2021 it still doesn’t support many mainstream content streaming services out there.

Up until yesterday, Twitch wasn’t available on Nintendo Switch. Luckily, that has changed now. The official Twitch app is now available for Nintendo Switch.

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In a blog post on Thursday, Twitch stated that,

“Starting today, all the Twitch goodness you care about from gaming to music, to exciting live esports — it’s all available on your Nintendo Switch. With millions of unique creators every day streaming everything under the sun, if it’s worth watching, it’s live on Twitch right now.”

Twitch further added that,

“Join the millions of fans worldwide connecting over their shared love of gaming, music, pretty much everything else you can think of, and the people who stream it. Download the Twitch app from the Nintendo Switch eShop today.”


Twitch For Nintendo Switch: Download And Features

The Twitch app for Switch will be available for free on the eShop. You can download this app on your Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch Lite, and Nintendo Switch OLED.

Using the Twitch app on your Nintendo Switch you will be able to,

  • Sign in to your Twitch account for easy access to all your followed channels
  • Browse for live content by category
  • Search to discover new streamers
  • Watch VODs and clips from a streamer’s profile
  • Watch on the big screen with your Switch docked or take it on the go in handheld mode

For those of you who don’t know much about Twitch. Well, twitch is a mainstream game live streaming service that’s praised by streamers, gamers, and viewers. Similar to Twitch, we would love to see apps like Discord on Nintendo Switch.

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