There is no official gameshare feature on the Nintendo Switch, but through a workaround, you can still share a game with a friend. To share a game, you’ll need to have a Nintendo account paired with your Switch console.
Link your Nintendo Account to the non-primary Nintendo Switch systems that you wish to play your digital games on. Redownload the games or content you want to access on each Nintendo Switch system. On any of your systems, select your downloaded game from the HOME Menu to begin playing the game on that system.
Can family members download games on Nintendo Switch?
Yes, any user who logs into a Nintendo Switch system will be able to play games downloaded by the primary account holder on that system.
Can two switches use the same account?
You can link your Nintendo Account to multiple Nintendo Switch consoles and play your games on any of them using your Nintendo Account. Only one of the consoles can act as the primary console. On the primary console, any other users can play the games you downloaded with your Nintendo Account.
What is the point of Nintendo family group?
The Nintendo Switch Online family plan is a group plan for online services, granting multiple users access to online multiplayer features in games, a library of NES and SNES games, cloud storage for game data, voice chat via a smartphone app, and special offers on games and hardware.
To share games on Switch, you’ll need to have access to the internet, a Nintendo user account, and a digital game to share.
- Purchase a digital game with your Nintendo Account. …
- Deregister your Switch as the primary console. …
- Make the other Switch your primary console.
Do you need a separate Nintendo Account for each user?
Before you can change the Nintendo Account on your Nintendo Switch and add additional Nintendo Accounts, you’ll need separate user profiles for each account. … If you don’t already have a Nintendo Account, make sure to create a new Nintendo account first. If you already have a Nintendo Account, select Sign In and Link.
Complete these steps
- Log in to the admin Nintendo Account for the family group. If you don’t yet have a Nintendo Account, visit the Nintendo Account website to create one.
- Click Nintendo Account in the upper-left corner of the screen to access your account settings.
- Select Family group.
- Select Add member.