Earlier today, Nintendo set a number of trailers for their upcoming Switch game to private on YouTube. This has caused some speculation as to what this could mean, however, it is most likely nothing more than an administrative or technical error.
What Might Have Happened?
Nintendo’s YouTube channel is home to many trailers for upcoming Switch games and other Nintendo-related content. As of today, many of these videos have gone dark and are no longer available for public viewing. Theories as to why this might have taken place range from a technical error to the possibility that Nintendo is planning some sort of surprise related to one or more upcoming games.
The most plausible explanation, however, is that it is simply a technical issue with YouTube’s content management system. Such errors can happen from time to time, making videos unavailable even when they are uploaded correctly. As such, it seems unlikely that this was done deliberately by Nintendo.
Why Does It Matter?
For dedicated Nintendo fans, even the smallest changes in the company’s official channels can lead to speculation and rumors about the future of the company and its games. In the past few months alone, there have been several high-profile announcements from Nintendo about new titles in the works or changes to existing franchises.
This has made fans eager for any information they can find about these projects or potential new titles. As such, any changes in content on official channels such as YouTube can quickly garner attention from curious viewers.
It appears that this latest change was nothing more than a technical issue with YouTube’s content management system rather than something purposeful by Nintendo itself. While it is understandable why some would