Nintendo’s new console is finally getting an online service — and we just got our first look
|07/07/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Nintendo’s history with online services on its game consoles is, to put it nicely, quite poor.
Game purchases never carry forward, nor do usernames and friend lists — each subsequent console’s service feels like Nintendo started from scratch. And in the case of Nintendo’s newest console, the Switch, it outright launched without an online service.
Outside of a digital storefront (the “eShop”) and a rudimentary friends list, none of the rich online features that people expect in modern game consoles are built into the Switch. You can’t even watch Netflix on it, let alone browse the web or play a game in read more >>>