https //www.twitch.tv/activate Nintendo Switch : Twitch App on Nintendo Switch
The Nintendo Switch Twitch App provides you a flexible Twitch viewing experience! You can watch, follow, or interact with any broadcaster or channel live on Twitch.
With your Twitch App on Nintendo Switch you can
- Sign in to your Twitch account for easy access to all your followed channels.
- Browse live content by category.
- Search to discover new creators.
- Watch VODs and clips from a creator’s channel page.
- Watch Twitch on the big screen with your Nintendo Switch docked, in tabletop mode, or take it on the go in handheld mode.
- While watching your favorite Twitch creator on your Switch, chat using your smartphone using the companion experience described below.
How to Download
- On your Nintendo Switch, go to the Nintendo eShop.
- Use the Search function at the top of the screen and type in Twitch.
- Select the app and click Free Download.
- Once the app has downloaded, you can watch Twitch streams on your Nintendo Switch.
How to Chat
- When you click on a creator’s channel you’ll see an overview page.
- On this page, you can read about the channel and the stream, follow the channel, go to the creator’s profile, or report the stream. You will also be able to see chat on the right hand side of the page.
- To join the chat, first click on the Join the conversation button. Then you scan the QR code using your mobile phone to be sent to the companion experience in the Twitch Mobile app.
- While you’re in the companion experience, you can use your phone to read and type messages in chat while watching the stream on your Nintendo Switch.
Can I broadcast from the Twitch App on Nintendo Switch?
No, you cannot broadcast from the Twitch App on Nintendo Switch at this time.
Can I subscribe to or send Bits to a creator?
No, you cannot subscribe to creators or send Bits from the Nintendo Switch Twitch App at this time. However, if you are subscribed to a channel via another device, you can view sub-only content in the Nintendo Switch Twitch App.
Can I earn Twitch Drops when viewing on the Nintendo Switch Twitch app?
You can earn time-based Drops when viewing channels that have Drops enabled on the Nintendo Switch Twitch App. However, you will need to claim your reward from either the desktop player or Twitch mobile apps.
Can I earn Channel Points when viewing on the Nintendo Switch Twitch App?
You can earn Channel Points on the Nintendo Switch Twitch App. However, for the full Channel Points experience, we recommend joining chat on a companion device.