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It doesn't matter where your Switch came from. They're all the same, and region-free. The only thing that matters, is which region your account belongs to. If you have a Japanese account, it will only be able to access the Japanese eShop, no matter where you are in the world. If you have a German account, it will only be able to access the German eShop, no ...


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Is it just some firmware update that forces the screen to dim, thereby increasing the battery life? No, this would barely be noticable. The major difference is that the Tegra X1 (T210 "Logan") has been "die-shrinked", which means it is built on a smaller, more efficient process (in this case 16nm instead of 20nm) which improves efficiency leading to less ...


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This guide has a pretty substantial comparison review between the older and newer models of the Switch. Hardware The newer Switch model does have a few upgrades to its hardware. Below is a chart comparing the models' internal components. Improvements Display The new Nintendo Switch has a different display than the original model. The new display is ...


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It’s not a corner, but it is “L”. Based on Reddit threads (here and here), the “L” indicates your Switch is using local communication. This means your Switch is connected to the internet, but the game you are currently playing is using local connections for multiplayer. One of the Reddit threads uses Minecraft as an example. Another example, which the ...


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On an FAQ page by Nintendo: After my Nintendo Switch Online membership expires, will my online save data and my Nintendo Entertainment System™ - Nintendo Switch Online data be erased? ... Classic games in the NES – Nintendo Switch Online collection and the save data for those games will not be removed unless the user chooses to do so manually. ...


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I'm worried that the game will think it is owned by the second account and not the main one which would be a pain because I hate having multiple accounts with different games on them. The game will definitely belong to the second account. I know this because my wife and I have two separate accounts on the same Switch. An account can be linked to multiple ...


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Yes but this method would require having a Nintendo Online account. First, make sure your current save is backed up to the cloud. Once that is done, disable cloud saves. At the end of the night, redownload the cloud save, confirming that you want to overwrite the existing save and then re-enable cloud saves again once complete. I wouldn't call this method ...


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No, you have to have an active subscription to play the games. You can play offline (not making connection to the internet, so no checking if your sub is cancelled), but that only last for 7 days. Can NES - Nintendo Switch Online games be played offline? Yes, these games can be played offline for up to 7 days as long as you have an active Nintendo ...


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When you say "It doesn't have to be secure..." just how un-secure are you willing to tolerate? On my Switch, I have my profile attached to my Nintendo account with Nintendo Online. I then created two additional profiles for my kids. Starting a game will now prompt you to pick which user to play under and when they play, they play under their respective ...


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You can use up to 8 I have tried this recently. You can use these joycons in any orientation you want. Such as use 3 pairs of joycons (6 total) and 2 side ways ones. You can't have 8 pairs since that is over the 8 total limit. But you can certainly do 4 pairs like you asked about. The limit is more about the number of players, as most games only allow 4 ...


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I continued searching after making my post and came across the answer. I'll keep this question (and answer) in case it benefits others. Games will generally be available at midnight Eastern Time. From Nintendo's website: What happens when a game is pre-loaded? A non-playable version of the game will be pre-loaded to your system at the time of ...


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There is a small black button between the L/R buttons that switches off a controller as shown here. In most games, switching off the controllers will pause the game until you switch them back on. I'm not sure if this applies to YouTube though.


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I’ve managed to remove it by going into options and deleting the software, like I guess you would for any other software. The best explanation I have at the moment for how it got there is that my son was looking at it on the eshop and accidentally tried to purchase it. The purchase failed thanks to parental controls, but the console still put a shortcut to ...


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Glad to say they can. There’s a horizontal preset for each controller so that serves as a (customizable) alternative to the normal preset (also customizable). When I say customizable I mean you can choose between normal and two other presets with varying keys mapped elsewhere. And you also get the ability to edit the presets.


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Yes. The description in the eShop on the console says this: This software includes features that support online play. A Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) is required for online play...Visit www.nintendo.com/switch-online for more information. To make sure that this notice isn’t put on every game with online content no matter if it is ...


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Since the device has someone else's account on it, once you reset it, if you don't have access to that account, you'd lose access to anything downloaded on the console. According to this help page from Nintendo it states that the games are tied to whatever Nintendo Account was used to download them. So no, if you factory reset the Switch, you won't have ...


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Unfortunately, you'll have to start a new game. According to Nintendo Support, you can transfer a user (including save games linked to that user) from one Nintendo Switch to another. However: Save data cannot be merged or transferred between users. Since you played on your friend's account, you can only transfer the save if you also transfer his ...


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You can check which console is the primary by viewing your account details in the eShop. To view this, open the Nintendo eShop on you Switch and select which account you want to view. On the top right of the screen, click on your profile to view your account details. Scroll through the screen until you come across the "Primary Console" option, and this ...


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Moving in Katamari is indeed unintuive at first. To move forward you must push BOTH Thumbsticks forward. Turning left or right requires pushing one stick up and the other down, like you are pushing with one hand and pulling with the other. Pushing both thumbsticks to the left or right will strafe.


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As of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 3.0.0 update, replay videos can be uploaded directly to YouTube via the Miiverse / Smash World sharing service and collected on the Nintendo Switch Online mobile app. This technique still requires an SD Card in your Switch to save videos. It does eliminate though the steps of removing the SD Card from your Switch, ...


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I do not own a Switch and I am not an expert but after some internet digging it seems that it's possible to sign up for another Nintendo account and use that account when your guests want to play games. You might even be able to simply sign out but I don't know if that will prevent people from saving their progress. My answer is based on: Yes, if you ...


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After consulting the Mario Kart Wiki, it seems that by default, Baby Mario's Traction and Handling are actually very high. The smaller characters generally have the best steering abilities, but the slowest top speeds - I'm guessing that when you say they're the fastest, you mean you're able to set faster lap times with them. This, in my experience, is true ...


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I've played both of them, and I've noticed no significant differences. The closest that I've seen is that the control scheme is slightly different (as it has to be, going from keyboard/mouse to joycons), but no functionality is actually removed or inaccessible.


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If the accounts are on the same switch, yes, you can play it on your main account (on that switch) but the game will be owned to the other account although I cannot see why this would be a problem unless you owned another switch. If you were to log in on your main account on another switch, you would not be able to play doom unless another account on that ...


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Sadly, no, every user will not be able to access other user content on both consoles. I am also in this case, and you can't play the digital content of another account unless the Nintendo Switch is the primary console on this account. Let's say that on your Console1, there are User1 and User2, both have digital content linked to their accounts. For this ...


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Yes, game sharing on the Switch works exactly like on the Playstation 4. What you intend to do will work. If you ever need to purchase another Switch (your first one broke beyond repair, was stolen, is lost, or you wish to have your own), you must understand the concept of "Primary console". If you don't, your child may no longer be able to access your ...


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Eventually I found out. Disconnect the second controller from the switch via the controller menu. Enter the game and go into the lobby. Reconnect the second controller. It will appear a player called player split screen.


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As I know, NS Pro controller's LZ/RZ were both digital trigger, like a normal button. Compare to xbox one controller's LT/RT, they are analog trigger. Even if you can connect NS Pro Controller to xbox one via some 3rd party adapter(if exist), you can't provide analog trigger.


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As of 2019-10-06 TL;DR The cheapest way to play all (main) Zelda games is to buy a Wii U and a New 3DS or New 2DS, which gives you access to almost all (main) Zelda games ever released, with a few caveats: Four Swords and Four Swords Adventure require a GBA and NGC respectively (or the backward compatible NDS and Wii). Four Swords Anniversary Edition is ...


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Assuming your Wii has ports for GameCube controllers, yes, the controller will work on the Wii. According to Amazon: About the product Some will always prefer that system's Controller The Nintendo GameCube Controller also could be used in the Super smash Bros. Brawl for the Wii system To honor that devoted loyalty to a classic way to play, ...


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