Now watch your favorite anime on the Nintendo Switch

Now watch your favorite anime on the Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is a fantastic gaming console. With it, you have the ability to play games on the go anytime, anywhere. Should you want to do something else in addition, the possibilities are somewhat limited.

After all, the Nintendo Switch is not really a device known for its multimedia functionalities. Nevertheless, Crunchyroll has decided to make its service available on the game console.

Nintendo Switch gets Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll is a service that allows you to watch your favorite anime. And so that service is now available for download on the Nintendo Switch. You can find it here on the eShop. The app itself is free to download. Once you’ve done that, you log into your account. In doing so, it is possible to watch certain anime for free. The only thing is that you are bombarded with commercials. For that matter, it is better to take out a paid subscription. For 6.49 euros per month you can then watch an unlimited amount of your favorite anime.

There are ultimately four different subscription types that you can choose from. The most basic form of Crunchyroll on the Nintendo Switch is the basic subscription. That one is free. With that, you get a limited selection of anime to watch. Also, you then get commercials. Next, you have the so the paid form with which you remove that limitation. In addition, you have three levels in the form of Fan, Mega Fan and Ultimate Fan. In these last two forms it is possible to download episodes of your favorite anime and watch them offline.

Is this useful?

While it’s nice that a service like Crunchyroll is now available on the Nintendo Switch, it also makes you wonder a bit who it’s intended for. These days, chances are if you’re already using something like a tablet, you’re more likely to watch the service on that. The Switch is better for playing cool games.