The joys of playing your favorite game and then within seconds you’re watching your favorite television show, having applications like YouTube and Netflix on your gaming consoles has become second nature for gamer’s. A recent job listing on TimeWarner.com might excite Nintendo fans as it suggests that TV service HBO Go could be on its way to Nintendo Consoles.
The posting is for an HBO partner manager position, which want’s an individual to oversee all activities related to the day-today-management and implementation of HBO’s marketing efforts, with designated partners in an effort to drive HBO Go and Max Go Awareness.
The part of listing that caught people’s attention however was the listed partners, the description read:
The Partner Manager position is responsible for the day-to-day relationship and ongoing marketing activities with several key Mobile, Tablet, Connected TV and Game Console digital partners for HBO GO and MAX GO. Partners include Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, ,Nintendo, Samsung, Roku, as well as any new partners that will launch HBO/MAX GO in the future.
This could mean the arrival of the HBO Go service on the Nintendo Wii U and 3DS, given the other consoles already use such services, Nintendo will want to level the playing field more now than ever, with the release of a new console coming in the future. It hasn’t been made official by the company, but we can probably expect the announcement of the service during E3.