Hulu Is on the Nintendo Switch

You can finally stream TV to your Switch (if you live in the United States).

News by Nadia Oxford. Published 9th November 2017 16:25PM

The Nintendo Switch's features outside of vanilla game-playing are slowly but surely becoming more robust. Here's a big one: Nintendo's console / handheld hybrid finally has a media streaming service. Specifically, Hulu.

The Switch actually got its first streaming app in September with NicoNico, but the program is only available in Japan. Hulu is a familiar face for English-speaking territories, even if the app only works in the United States. Still, its arrival is good news: Hopefully other services, e.g. Netflix, will soon follow.

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If you live in the United States, you can download the Hulu app off the Switch's eShop as soon as the eShop updates today (usually 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET). If you want to watch anything on the service, you need a U.S.-based IP address and a Hulu account. Once you're set up, you can effortlessly flip between playing Switch games and watching your favorite shows in the comfort of your soft, soft bed. Goodnight, everybody.

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