Recently released Nintendo Switch is a flexible device users love to play games on. For an avid Nintendo User, its accessories can elevate fun and excitement. Though you can easily access Nintendo Switch accessories from a shopping portal like Amazon, you cannot access Nintendo eShop from any country.
To use Nintendo eShop, you need to belong to countries like Japan, Americas, Europe, Australia/NZ from where you can set up Nintendo Switch. Given the popularity of Nintendo, there are users spread across the globe, and they should be able to access Nintendo eShop from any country.
To solve this puzzle, here is the solution. This information is very essential as you can either buy Nintendo physical game cards or download games from eShop on your console. So if you are not living in the above four regions, you can still access Nintendo eShop from any country.
How to access Nintendo eShop from Any Country
Create a Nintendo Account on Personal Computer
Here is the trick that can help you access Nintendo eShop from any country. First off, you create a Nintendo account on your computer and then link the account to a new user on your Nintendo Switch console.
Step #1: Launch Nintendo accounts site and next, click on ‘Create Nintendo Account’.
Step #2: Next, you will be landed on Nintendo account creation page, where you will find two options: Create a Nintendo Account for a child and Create your Nintendo Account. You need to click on Create your Nintendo Account.
Step #3: Fill up the details like nickname, email address etc. When you come down to Country/region of residence, you have to select one from Japan, Americas, Europe, Australia/NZ. Once you select Country/region of residence, click on ‘Submit’ button.
Step #4: You will receive a verification code on your email address from Nintendo. Enter that code and hit Verify button.
You have now created your Nintendo account for that country. Next, you can go ahead with Nintendo Switch.
Connect Nintendo Account to the Switch
You can connect your Nintendo Account with the new user if you haven’t set up your Nintendo Switch till now. And if you have already set up the console, you can follow the steps below.
Step #1: Launch System Settings on your Nintendo Switch.
Step #2: Scroll down to ‘Users’ and tap on ‘Add User’ option.
Step #3: Select your nickname and profile icon. Note that your nickname should not be different from the one you have used while creating Nintendo account on computer.
Step #4: Here, you will be prompted to either Sign In and Link or Create Account. You need to tap on Sign In and Link button.
Step #5: Next, tap on ‘Sign in using an e-mail address or sign-in ID’. Type in your email address and password, and then tap on ‘Sign In’.
It is done! Now you can access Nintendo eShop from any country you have selected in Country/region of residence.
Now play the best Nintendo switch games and also give the console to your kids. But don’t forget to set up parental controls on Nintendo Switch before you give the console to kids. If you kids download too many games, you can transfer Nintendo Switch games to microSD card.