What is a content delivery network (CDN) and which CDN providers is Nintendo working with?

Content delivery network providers enable faster video streaming and support the delivery of content you have requested, e.g. when using Nintendo eShop, by using a system of distributed servers that deliver the content to you, based on your geographic location. We may therefore share your information (including your IP address) with our third party content delivery network providers that provide content delivery network services in connection with Nintendo Account Services, Nintendo Network and the official Nintendo website, some of which may act as third-party data processors only.

In accordance with our privacy policies, Nintendo currently shares information with the following content delivery network providers:

Akamai Technologies, Inc., and Akamai Technologies GK

150 Broadway, Cambridge MA 02142, USA

Amazon Web Services Inc.

410 Terry Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109-5210, USA

Limelight Networks, Inc.

222 South Mill Street, Suite 800, Tempe, AZ 85281, USA