This product includes a 12-month (365-day) Nintendo Switch Online membership.
The top 3 reasons to be a Nintendo Switch Online member
Get connected with a Nintendo Switch Online subscription!
Most Switch games require Nintendo Switch Online to unlock their features, like Splatoon 2, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, or Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
Free NES games, cloud saving, a smartphone voice chat app and more are included with a Nintendo Switch Online membership. Details below!
About Nintendo Switch Online
Nintendo Switch Online memberships include online play in games including Splatoon™ 2, Super Smash Bros.™ Ultimate, and more.
You can also voice chat while you play via the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app* (in supported games).
Nintendo Switch Online members can enjoy a curated library of more than 60 NES™ and Super NES™ classic games—including Super Mario Kart™, Super Metroid™, The Legend of Zelda™: A Link to the Past™, and more.
Compete (or cooperate) online with friends, share your screen, or virtually pass the controller, depending on the game.
Back up your game save data to the cloud*. This makes it easy to retrieve your game data if you lose your system or start using a new one.
The Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app* is designed to enhance your online experience for compatible games.
Open the app while playing compatible games to voice chat with your friends as you play.
Get access to special offers exclusively for Nintendo Switch Online members!
Instructions on redeeming a software download code in Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch.
An internet connection and Nintendo Account are required to access Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch.
For assistance with redeeming a code for a Nintendo Switch Online membership, click here.
Complete These Steps:
Select “Nintendo eShop” on the HOME Menu to launch Nintendo eShop.
Select the account you want to use.
Select “Redeem Code” on the left side of the screen.
Enter the 16-character download code.
Some retailer cards for Nintendo Switch software will include both a Control Number and a Download Code. Make sure that you are entering the Download Code (usually begins with a B, no hyphens in the number) and not the Control Number (usually begins with an S, has hyphens).
Any letters and symbols not used with prepaid codes (i.e. O, I, Z, commas, hyphens, etc.) will be disabled from the on-screen keyboard.
Select “Confirm”. The software will begin downloading once the code is confirmed.
The software icon will appear on the HOME Menu, with a download status bar. The status bar will disappear once the game download is complete.