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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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Can I use the same save file for different copies of a game?

A friend lent me his copy of Mario + Rabbids to play on my own Switch. I ended up enjoying it a lot and I want to buy my own copy, but I don't want to lose my progress. If I buy a separate physical ...
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Nintendo Switch left Joy-Con disconnects frequently. Fix?

When playing Zelda: Breath of the Wilds on the Nintendo Switch, when I play with the Switch docked and the Joy-Cons physically disconnected, the left Joy-Con frequently "lags" or becomes disconnected ...
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Is the Nintendo Switch region locked?

Many Nintendo devices often come with regional locking, which means if you purchase a device in one country, you won't be able to play games from another (generally). Is the Nintendo Switch also ...
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Is the Wii U Pro Controller compatible with the Nintendo Switch?

Can the Wii U Pro Controller be connected to the Nintendo Switch console to use the controller in games or applications?
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Are there any user friendly ways to access screenshots taken on the Switch?

I have an SD card on my console and have it set to store screenshots on the card. But it doesn't seem like there's a way to view or otherwise extract those screenshots without having to pull out the ...
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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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Super Mario Odyssey Downgrade Digital Version to 1.0.0 or 1.1.0

Since v1.2.0 came out for odyssey, many wall clip glitches used by speed runners were patched out. This forced them to buy the physical copy and reset factory their switch, turn wifi off, etc. just ...
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Were the Switch's left Joy-Con connection issues ever fixed?

When the Nintendo Switch launched in February, there were multiple articles and reviews claiming that the Switch's left Joy-Con was prone to frequent connection issues during normal use. (See Nintendo ...
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How do I set up Minecraft Cross Play in Same House / Same Wifi?

I have been trying to set up Minecraft so that my kids can play it on our home wifi across multiple devices. I am so confused.. too many versions of Minecraft I own: Minecraft Java Edition (Windows ...
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Can you share digital games on Nintendo Switch like how it is for PS4 and Xbox One?

I have multiple switches as one is in my home and another in my other home for the kids. I've been buying physical copies of games so I can bring it over to my other home, but can you do this for ...