Twitch Drops Support for Nintendo Switch App





Twitch said on Tuesday that it will no longer support its app on the Nintendo Switch, which means you’ll no longer be able to view Twitch streams on the video game consoles.

Starting November 6, you’ll no longer be able to download the Twitch app on the Nintendo eShop, the company said in a support page. Existing users will lose access to the Twitch app on January 31.

It’s likely that Twitch usage on Switch was limited. While the there are other media apps on the Switch like YouTube, users for the most part play Nintendo games on the console.

“We recently made the difficult decision to remove the Twitch app from the Nintendo Switch,” said a Twitch spokesperson. “Nintendo remains a valued partner and we appreciate all of the support the Switch community has provided to Twitch and our streamers.”

Twitch is still widely available via browser on the computer, iOS and Android apps on the phone, and a myriad of other smart TV devices, as well as the Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

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