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NicoNico App launches on the Switch this week in Japan

Tyraniboah

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I'll take the standard video apps. Holding out hope for Rainway, but they're not saying whether the app was approved by Nintendo or not so I have enough doubts. Is there any word on what's actually on the table or being worked on?
 

PSGames

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Man the Switch will be so sweet once it has media apps and a browser. Being able to just lift up the Switch while watching Netflix or something and do some task around the house will be awesome. Just dock it back when finished.
 
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would need to connect to a wifi spot no?
Netflix requires an internet connection, yes...

However the mobile versions now have the option to download certain shows/movies to watch offline. Hopefully switch gets that feature. Really looking forward to being able to use the switch as a casual tablet as well as for games.
 

Brofield

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I feel good that we might actually see Netflix/YouTube hit before the end of the summer now that NicoNico is coming (not that I know what it is, but I'm glad it's happening!)
 

Jachaos

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It's like Youtube but in Japan. I remember you have to pay for a premium account to skip forward in a video or something, otherwise you have to wait for the video to reach the part you want to watch.

I don't know if it's still like that but if it is, I can't believe such a trash service still exists.
 

Skittzo0413

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Finally! I really feel like this will be able to replicate like 75% of general tablet use once it has Netflix, YouTube and a web browser. That'll really help it's holiday sales potential (not that it needs it at this point).
 

Geno Breaker

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Every NNID account works as it's own account on NicoNico BTW, so there might be some content to watch on there if you decide to use it. I think Nintendo owns part of the site, don't remember why they had a thing going on.
 

RecRoulette

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TheMisterManGuy

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Well, it's a start. Once Netflix, YouTube, Crunchyroll, and hopefully Twitch and Rainway make it, the Switch will actually be a pretty competent tablet. It's already one of the most powerful on the market right now, plus it has the added benefit of an out-of the box TV out.