While the Nintendo Switch launch has undoubtedly been a success, many key questions are still unanswered. Thankfully, the Washington Post‘s Hayley Tsukayama managed to interview Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé and ask him a few of the pressing questions.
One of the key questions regarded media apps like Netflix and Hulu, allowing Switch owners to use the device for more than just games. After clarifying that the Switch was built to play games first and foremost, this was Reggie’s response:
“We’re talking to a range of companies about other services, companies like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon — things that will come in time.”
While this doesn’t necessarily confirm any of these services will come to Switch, it shows Nintendo is at least taking the initiative to get the companies on board.
Various other interesting tidbits can be found in the interview. For example, Reggie re-iterates Nintendo’s goal to have a steady stream of games rather than a launch-heavy line-up, and brings up the company’s push to get indie games on Switch, either exclusively or ahead of other platforms. He also brings up how the 3DS will stick around but the Switch will offer different experiences that rely on higher graphical and CPU power.
We’re sure to hear even more from Reggie in the months to come, so we’ll be sure to keep you posted.Leave a Reply