Funimation is now available on Nintendo Switch

Mahirul Alam Chowdhury
By Mahirul Alam Chowdhury
2 Min Read
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Popular anime streaming service, Funimation is now the sole anime streaming app on Nintendo Switch.

Funimation, one of the best anime streaming app is now available to download for Nintendo Switch. Furthermore, this is the only streaming app on Switch that is based on anime. So, users can now stream all their favorite anime shows on the go.

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Streaming and other entertainment media apps have become a staple for consoles nowadays, with most of them available on PlayStation and Xbox consoles, such as Netflix, Disney+, and many more. Although the Nintendo Switch has been short on this field. Their only major streaming apps were Hulu and Youtube, until now.

The addition of Funimation is a big plus to Switch owners. The service boasts a huge catalog of some of the best anime shows. As of now, the app is available to download only in the USA and Canada from the Eshop. More regions will be getting the app very soon.

There is no doubt that Switch offers some amazing exclusive titles such as Legend of Zelda Breathe of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey, Xenoblade, etc. But the most avid gamers also need some time to take a break from gaming and wind down to watch some good TV shows and relax.

With the addition of Funimation, Switch owners now have more use for their beloved consoles. Allowing them to watch their favorite animes on their big screen as well as with portability. The not so serious gamers can choose Switch as their streaming machine, in addition to the occasional gaming.

By now we can expect more services like this to hit Nintendo’s masterpiece machine soon.

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Mahirul Alam Chowdhury is a writer and HR Manager at GameRiv.