How To Activate a Nintendo Switch Gift Card

How To Activate a Nintendo Switch Gift Card

What is Nintendo Switch Gift Card?

It’s designed for your Nintendo eShop purchases—no credit card required. • The perfect gift for anyone who loves to play—including you. Choose from over 1,000 new, classic and indie games – delivered directly to your Nintendo Switch™ system. o This item can be redeemed only through Nintendo eShop.

How To Activate a Nintendo Switch Gift Card

Select Nintendo eShop on the HOME Menu to launch the Nintendo eShop. Select the account you want to use. Select Enter Code on the left side of the screen. Enter the 16-character download code.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can Nintendo gift cards be used for?

Balance only redeemable using a Nintendo Account on Nintendo eShop and other Nintendo shopping services to purchase games and other content. Valid only with U.S. Accounts. Use of this code requires Internet access and acceptance of the Nintendo Account User Agreement.

Do you need a Nintendo Account to use a gift card?

Important. A Nintendo Account is required to redeem download codes online. You must first access the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch using your Nintendo Account at least once.

How many digits is a Nintendo Switch gift card?

Simply scratch off the silver panel on the back of a Nintendo eShop Card to reveal the 16-digit activation number. Enter this into Nintendo eShop on your Nintendo Switch to add the funds to your balance.

How do Nintendo cards work?

A Nintendo gift card is a prepaid card used to purchase games, downloadable content, and other digital products from the Nintendo eShop. These gift cards can be bought in various denominations and can be used to make purchases on Nintendo’s online store

Can I sell my gift card?

Bottom line. You can easily turn gift cards into cash (or more desirable gift cards) through reputable sites like Raise and CardCash. The site you choose will depend on the ease of sale and the type of gift card you have.

How do I gift a game on switch?

No. It is not possible to send a gift in the Nintendo eShop (on-device or off-device). You may consider gifting a prepaid Nintendo eShop card or a download code instead.

How long do gift cards work?

Thankfully, gift certificates and store gift cards don’t expire for five years because of the Credit CARD Act of 2009. At the same time, if you don’t use your card within a year, issuers can charge you an “inactivity fee.” All 50 states are subject to this rule.

Are Nintendo accounts free?

A Nintendo Account can be created for free (no cost involved). Only users age 16 or older can create their own Nintendo Account. Accounts for children under age 16 can be added to a Nintendo Account family group by their parent/guardian. Parents/guardians can supervise Nintendo Accounts of any age.

How do I check the balance on my Nintendo gift card?

From the HOME Menu, select the Nintendo eShop icon. Select ‘Balance’ from the menu on the left side of the screen. Tap the button that says ‘Nintendo eShop Card.

Can you use a Nintendo Switch gift card?

Prepaid Nintendo eShop Cards can be redeemed in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch systems.