Hulu is now downloadable from Nintendo's eShop on the Switch, although it is only available for people under specific requirements. After that, it becomes a subscription service which costs $7.99 per month for the core on-demand service or $39.99 to include the Live TV plan.
The Nintendo Switch takes another step toward being a true home media center today. Where it gets hard, is that Hulu itself requires a US-registered IP address and subscription to actually make use of.
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Right now, Hulu is only available for United States customer, according to the official Nintendo page, but this could be the beginning for several other streaming apps coming to the handheld in the future.
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Nintendo Switch owners have been impatiently waiting for video streaming services to come to the hybrid console.
One feature Hulu doesn't have that some of its competitors do is the ability to download content to watch later.
There's been little fanfare around the announcement - in fact, it was first revealed when Nintendo sent out its weekly "Nintendo Downloads" email and Hulu was spotted quite far down the list of upcoming apps. After another strong quarter, the gaming company is now aiming to sell 14 million units by the time the console turns one year old (March 2018), that's up from 10 million it aimed for previously. "And that will continue to be our focus into the future as we continue driving this platform".
At $59.99 Doom for the Nintendo Switch is somewhat baffling. They have also amassed a huge library of more than 1,000 awesome games, offering something for players of any age.
The Switch console has been in the market for eight months now and has seen tremendous sales.