Can you gift someone a game on the Nintendo eShop?
No. It is not possible to send a gift in the Nintendo eShop (on-device or off-device). You might consider gifting a Nintendo eShop prepaid card or download code. Download codes for select games can be purchased through the Nintendo Store.
Can you use Gamestop gift cards in the eShop?
Yeah I used a couple of a couple of days ago at my local gamestop to buy an eShop card.
Do Nintendo Gift Cards work internationally?
Nintendo Eshop Cards are specific to a particular country, meaning they can only be redeemed on Nintendo systems and/or accounts that are established in that same country. The country where the Nintendo eShop Card should be used, can be used on the back of the card.
Are Nintendo eShop Gift Cards Region Locked?
Nintendo Ethop Cards are compatible only for the Nintendo Eshop country or region where they were intended to be sold. If you purchased a Nintendo eShop Prepaid Card for a different country or region, we cannot replace, exchange, or offer a refund.
Can you use US ETHOP cards in the UK?
Region FREE means you can (for example) buy a game from the US or Japanese eShop and play it on a switch in the UK without the need for any Dody mods or hacks. When you download the Other Country game on your switch, you can play it with any registered account.
Are gift cards region locked?
Nintendo Eshop cards are region locked and players can only use them in the Nintendo Eshop region or country or where they were intended to be used. Nintendo eShop prepaid cards that are destined for other countries are non-refundable and may not be exchanged.
Can I buy switching games from another country?
Yes you can! The Nintendo Switch is region free. Which means all games will work on the switch even though it’s from another country. You can even have different eShop accounts if you want and buy it digitally from the eShop of whatever region you want to buy it with.
Can you use the eShop card on the switch?
Nintendo eShop Digital Cards are redeemable only through the Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo Switch, Wii U, and Nintendo 3DS family of systems. Digital card balances can be shared across Nintendo Switch, Wii U and Nintendo 3DS Family of Systems, but can only be used on a single Nintendo Eshop account.
Do old Nintendo gift cards work on the switch?
PSA: Nintendo ETHOP Cards that say “3DS and WIIU only” still work for change. That’s basically it. So if you have a card or are considering buying one, don’t worry if it doesn’t say turn on.
How do I add a Visa Gift Card to my Nintendo Switch?
Make sure you have your credit card handy. Select your profile page from the home screen on your Nintendo Switch. Select User Settings. Scroll down and select Nintendo eShop Settings. Select Add Funds. Select the credit card or the Nintendo eShop card (if you are adding a gift card). Select an amount.
How do I use my gift card as a switch?
How to redeem from the Nintendo website to the Nintendo Game Store. Select a game you want to buy. Source: imore.select Buy digital. You will be prompted to sign in to your account. Now select OK. It will take you to the payment screen. Click Enter your code. Enter the 16-digit gift card code.