How to Get Twitch on Nintendo Switch Gaming Consoles

Twitch is the world’s most popular live-streaming platform. It is the best streaming platform for gamers. You can find gameplay videos about all the popular games like PUBG, Free Fire, IGI, Clash of Clans, and more. Besides, you can stream videos from different genres like artwork creation, cooking, talk shows, TV series, and movies. The Twitch app supports smartphones, smart TVs, streaming devices, and gaming consoles. Now, Twitch is available on Nintendo Switch.

Twitch is similar to YouTube but mainly focuses on video gaming. As per the survey, it is recorded that Twitch has 2.2 million broadcasters and is used by 12 million users on a daily basis. You can even create your own broadcast gaming content and allow others to make comments about it.

How to Install Twitch on Nintendo Switch

Like Android and iOS devices, Nintendo Switch has a dedicated app store called Nintendo eShop. Luckily, Twitch is officially available in the store. Hence, you can download it easily on your Nintendo Switch.

[1] From the Home screen, select the Nintendo eShop icon.

[2] On the search box, type as Twitch application.

Search Twitch on Nintendo Switch

[3] Select the Twitch app that is highlighted automatically.

[4] Click Free Download and the app will start to download.

Download Twitch on Nintendo Switch

[5] Once the Twitch app downloads, it will appear on your Switch’s home screen.

[6] Open the Twitch app and select Sign in.

click Sign in

[7]  Provide your login details to stream Twitch on your Nintendo console.

Stream Twitch on Nintendo Switch

How to Sign In to Twitch on Nintendo Switch

[1] Launch the Twitch app from the home menu.

[2] Tap the Sign in option and scan the QR Code on your phone.

[3] Now, enter the code on your Switch text box and click Activate button.

[4] Enter the username and password and click the Log in button.

[5] Select Authorize and the Twitch account will be logged in successfully.

[6] Now, you can use the Twitch app on your Nintendo Switch console with ease.

Related: How to Stream Twitch on Xbox.


1. Will does Twitch work on Nintendo Switch?

Yes, Twitch works on Nintendo Switch and you can download it from the Nintendo eShop.

2. How much is Twitch Subscription?

The Twitch app is available for free. However, it has in-app purchases, and its price starts at $1.99 to $99.99.