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Crunchyroll Nintendo Switch App Released

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Crunchyroll Nintendo Switch App Released

Another streaming service application is now on the Nintendo Switch. Crunchyroll released its Nintendo Switch app on February 17, 2022. It is immediately available in the eShop in both North America and Europe. There’s also a new trailer, screenshots showing how it looks, and details about what special features subscribers will get. Both ad and ad-free viewing options will be available to users.

First, here’s the announcement.

There are two screenshots showing off the UI on the system.

Offline viewing will be supported in the Switch version of the Crunchyroll application. On it and other devices, people who subscribe to the Mega or Ultimate Fan plans can download anime to watch when not connected to the internet.

This is the second anime streaming app available on the console. Back in December 2020, a Funimation app appeared on the Nintendo Switch. (Sony owns both services.) People can also download apps for both Hulu and YouTube on the console.

Crunchyroll is immediately available on the Nintendo Switch. A one month plan is $7.99 for the Fan option, $9.99 for the Mega Fan one, and $14.99 for the Ultimate Fan subscription.

Jenni Lada
Jenni is Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera and has been playing games since getting access to her parents' Intellivision as a toddler. She continues to play on every possible platform and loves all of the systems she owns. (These include a PS4, Switch, Xbox One, WonderSwan Color and even a Vectrex!) You may have also seen her work at GamerTell, Cheat Code Central, Michibiku and PlayStation LifeStyle.