Nintendo has clarified its rules for its YouTube Creators Programs for those with channels dedicated to the scheme.
Any non-Nintendo videos must be removed before applying to be a dedicated channel, which results in 70% share of revenue. Additionally, any game made by Nintendo but not on their whitelist must also be removed, this includes removing Super Smash Bros titles and Animal Crossing: New Leaf.
Videos submitted individually are eligible for a 60% revenue share through the program but still can’t include Nintendo games not on their whitelist.
Any YouTuber that has already submitted their channel has two weeks to remove any videos not made by Nintendo or don’t appear on the whitelist.
Nintendo has also apologised for a slower than expected response on approvals, blaming a larger than expected response
Thank you very much for participating in the Nintendo Creators Program,” the company explained. “Due to your enthusiasm for the program, we’re receiving a higher volume of applications to register channels and videos than expected.
It is taking longer than we anticipated to confirm the applications. We appreciate your patience as we work through them as quickly as possible.
After the announcement of the Nintendo Creators Program a number of high profile YouTube celebs have given their views, which tend to be non-favourable, on the scheme including Boogie