Questions tagged [nintendo-switch]

The Nintendo Switch is a hybrid home and portable console by Nintendo. Use this tag for questions about Nintendo Switch hardware and software or game features unique to the Nintendo Switch.

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How to play Team Sonic Racing in local coop mode using single joycon

I have been playing video games my entire life and am really embarrassed to not be able to figure this out! Both halves of the joycon insist on syncing as P1. I am trying to get one half P1, the ...
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If I buy and download a game through second Nintendo account do I own it on my main account too?

Now I know this may sound like a really dumb question but the reason I want to know is because I want to be able to buy Doom 3 on Nintendo switch but I can't because I am 17 and it requires you to be ...
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Minecraft Nintendo Switch Nether Issues

I play Minecraft on my Switch and I am experiencing a few issues involving the nether. Firstly, when I go through to the nether, it loads just fine, but when I exit the nether it loads for a long time(...
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Who are the hosts on Wheel of Fortune on the Nintendo Switch edition?

On the Wii version of Wheel of Fortune, the hosts were Pat Sajak and Vanna White, just like (most of) the real show. The hosts on the Switch edition seem to be different. The man is definitely not Pat ...
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How do you tell if your Nintendo Switch is the primary console?

I'm doing digital game sharing on my 2 nintendo switches, but i got them mixed up. Is there a way to tell which one is the primary console?
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Does Desktop Table Tennis have any motion controls at all?

According to the store page, the game claims to have motion controls and I love motion controls a lot, along with ping pong. I spent $8, and go to the exact point in the game where motion controls are ...
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Can 4 Joy cons connect to the same Switch?

When connecting controllers to the switch, it shows 4 slots for controllers. Is it possible for: All of them to be a sideways joy cons One of them to be a joy con pair and two of them to be sideways ...
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Posting Smash Ultimate replay videos directly to YouTube

Is it possible to upload Smash Ultimate replay videos directly to YouTube? The default Switch workflow seems to involve saving replay videos to an SD Card and using a computer to manually upload the ...
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When are digital copies of Switch games made available to play?

When an upcoming game has a release date set, it is my understanding that you will be able to play that game (the digital copy) at midnight the night before; as soon as it actually becomes date of the ...
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Does online multiplayer require a Nintendo online subscription?

Does the online multiplayer for Overcooked 2 require a Nintendo Online subscription? I wasn't able to figure this out using the store description of the game, or on the game's website.
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How can I clear the “Redownload” history on my Nintendo Switch eShop?

In the eShop on my Nintendo Switch, when I click on my profile picture to see my Account Information, there is a button called Redownload. In the past I downloaded some free games which are really ...
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Where did my kids profile data go on the switch?

So we signed up online for Nintendo services, kids playing minecraft plus array of other games. Now their accounts say to "Sign in with Nintendo Account" and there is no associated data. If we ...
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My pet dolphin has vanished

I was playing Minecraft on the Nintendo Switch. I went underwater, and made an underground base in Creative Mode. The base had no water in it except for a pool I had made. I put a wall on the edge of ...
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How do I turn off my nintendo switch controller, without turning off my console itself?

I'm using a pro controller and I enjoy watching youtube to fall asleep to. However, I always wake up to dead batteries due to the controller staying active all night. Is there anyway I can keep my ...
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How to play (almost) all [original] Zelda games [closed]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Legend_of_Zelda#history Given all listed games here what would be the most feasible option to play all the games (preferably legally)? Remastered/updated versions ...
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Robust wireless-able joycons [closed]

I have two pairs of official Joycons from Nintendo, but both have their directional sticks drifting. As recommended in several places, I tried to clean them, and to re-calibrate them via the Switch ...
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Can two players play Mortal Kombat 11 using single pair of joycon?

A lot of games for Nintendo Switch are supporting hotseat for two players using a single joycon each. Now that Mortal Kombat 11 is released on Nintendo Switch, I wonder if game supports hotseat in ...
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Differences between Darkest Dungeon on PC vs Nintendo Switch

What are the significant differences between Darkest Dungeon's PC version and switch version? Differences considered significant: Game mechanic differences Addition/removal of game content Addition/...
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How can I quit and save Mega Man 11 on the Switch?

In out household we limit gaming to 30 minute blocks but when we are playing Mega Man 11 on the Switch there is no auto save, so if we just turn off the game we lose all progress. How can I stop ...
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What are the Differences Between Nintendo Switch Pro Controller and its Special Editions?

Are there any differences, beyond the visual ones, between the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller and its special editions, like the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Edition? If so, what are they?
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How to purchase a realm on the Switch

I am thinking about buying a realm, but I am wondering if it if possible to use the Nintendo eShop to get one. Is this possible to do via buying the coins, or is there something else that needs to ...
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Does the new Gamecube controller work with Gamecube games on a Wii?

I was wondering if the new Gamecube controller released with Smash Bros Ultimate would work with GC games on a Wii (like OoT in the Zelda Collector's Edition) since the connector is shaped exactly the ...
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Can you transfer worlds from Minecraft Wii U to Switch?

Hello I'm an avid Minecraft player with a lot of worlds that I love but most of them are on Wii U and I just got a Nintendo switch and I'm wondering if I can transfer the worlds over?
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How can I create Switch accounts in other nationalities?

I have a Switch and all the player accounts registered on it are based in the EU. I've just been sent a code via a publisher for a US version of a game - they'd run out of EU codes. I've struggled to ...
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What does “SP” do?

I recently decided to subscribe to Nintendo Switch Online, so I can play the NES games included in the service. When I launched the NES Nintendo Switch Online app, I noticed that some games were ...
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Why are the analog sticks on my Nintendo Switch controllers all starting to drift?

About 2 weeks ago I noticed that the left analog stick on my Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons started "drifting", that is, without touching the stick (when it was centered) it would register as off-center ...
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Minecraft world file from realm

I am part of a realm hosted by a friend on switch, however I mostly play on PC. We are wanting to create a railway between spawn and the end, and I wanted to use MCEdit to estimate the distance. My ...
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Switch won't turn on after AC adapter error

I was charging my Switch (Without the dock, with the wire) with a charger that was extremely sensitive. I heard a quiet, "BZZT" and my Nintendo Switch displayed an error message saying to hold the ...
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Into the Breach: Can't save on Nintendo Switch

I have played a few times and gotten to the 2nd island with some upgrades. Any time I come back to the main screen of the game "Continue" is greyed out and I can only start a new game? How does one ...
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If I were to buy a game digitally on eShop for the Nintendo switch, could I play that game on another Nintendo switch? [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me if I were to buy a game virtually for the Nintendo switch, and my switch breaks,and then I buy a new one, could I play that game on my new console?
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Which games can be played across 2 Nintendo Switches? [closed]

I saw from the Nintendo Switch trailer that some games can be played by 4 players across 2 Switches, by putting the Switches next to each other. I saw 1 game which looked like baseball, with 2 ...
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Desync pro controller from Switch quickly

Edits: Reframing the question to be more broad and better suited to this community. I'm looking for any way to make a switch pro controller lose it's pairing to a console, ideally in a way that is ...
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Are my digital games safe if I lose my Nintendo Switch?

If I purchase Nintendo Switch games through the eShop, are they linked to my account or my Switch? If I lose my Switch or it's stolen, can whoever has my Switch play the games forever? Or can I lock ...
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Is progress shared between cart and download for MarioKart 8 on the switch? [duplicate]

I have some progress on my switch from a borrowed cartridge of Mario Kart 8. I'm going to buy the download, is the save for progress between these shared or will I have to restart and delete the ...
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How can I transfer my save data from a friend's Switch to my new one?

I borrowed a Switch from a friend to see if I wanted to buy one. Now I have enough to get one. Since I’ll be setting up my own Nintendo account, how do I get my save data from that switch to the new ...
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Every time I die, the game (Skyrim) crashes

I’m playing Skyrim on the switch (with no mods) and all of a sudden it has this glitch that whenever I die the game crashes. I don’t know what to do, I’ve tried restarting, closing, etc. Nothing works....
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Do Nintendo Switch game card contain multiple languages?

According to the FAQ on Nintendo website, the Nintendo Switch console and its games are not region locked. However, will a game card bought in a region contain languages of other regions? For example,...
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Does playing with a different user active on the Switch create a different file?

In Smash Ultimate (just like all other Smash games) you have only one save file, so you can't just load another if somebody else wants to play without messing with their progression. I've tried ...
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Do you need Nintendo Online to play local wireless modes in games?

It might sound dumb, but I've heard this is true.
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Downgrade Nintendo Switch v6.2.0?

I heard downgrade Nintendo switch is possible, how can I do it?
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Is it posible to play diablo 3 on switch mixing up local co-op and online?

I have been playing local co-op with a friend and now I finally purchased the nintendo online service. Can keep playing local co-op while joining online games together? How? More info.: we are ...
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Diablo 3 Amiibo Portal - Is there a limit?

I want to know whether the Amiibo portals in Diablo 3 Switch re-stock themselves or not. Like, if I have 3 Amiibo portals, and I used all of them today, would I get new ones tomorrow? Does it ...
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How can I use two set of Donkey Konga drums with Taiko No Tatsujin?

Taiko No Tatsujin works with the Donkey Konga drum on Nintendo Switch using a GameCube controller adapter. I managed to get this working in single player by pairing only the Joycons so I could ...
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Is it possible to reuse 3DS nintendo account on a Switch? Is there any benefit in doing so?

I already have a Nintendo account created on a 3DS. When adding a new user on a Switch, I have a choice between logging into an existing account or creating a new one. Will I be able to use the ...
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Does the Nintendo Switch Online Family Group allow sharing of eShop games between accounts on different devices?

This is not a duplicate of Can you share digital games on Nintendo Switch like how it is for PS4 and Xbox One?, as that question was asked before much information was available about Nintendo Switch ...
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Where is the boomerang sword?

When Hyper Light Drifter was announced for the Switch, a big deal was made about the boomerang sword. It was such a big deal, most search results are about the announcement. But I can't seem to find ...
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Minecraft DLC sharing between users on Nintendo Switch

Is Minecraft (bedrock edition) DLC available to all users on a single Nintendo Switch? I know games are available to all users and Breath of the Wild DLC was also but I'd like to confirm Minecraft ...
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How do I stop receiving news for some accounts?

In order to buy a Japanese game, I went and created a Japanese Nintendo Account for my Switch. Ever since then, I've been receiving a ton of Japanese news, along with the usual non-Japanese news, ...
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Battery Indicator fixes answer clarification

READ THIS FIRST: My console is using the latest firmware update I bumped into the not-so-widespread bug that tells you the incorrect percentage of your battery no matter how long you charged it. ...
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How to transfer MC resource packs created on Windows 10 to SWITCH/XBOX

i created some resource packs on Windows 10 edition. is there any way i can transfer the pack over to my xbox/switch and use it there? I would prefer a way to do it without downloading additional UN-...