Which microSD cards are supported?

The following types of microSD cards are supported on Nintendo Switch:

  • microSD (up to 2 GB)

  • microSDHC (4 GB - 32 GB)

  • microSDXC (64 GB and above)

Important: In order to use a microSDXC card on the Nintendo Switch console, a system update is required.

In order to improve your gameplay experience, using a microSD card with a higher transfer speed is recommended.

High-speed microSD card guidelines:

  • UHS-I (Ultra High Speed Phase I) compatible

  • Transfer speed 60 - 95 MB/sec (the higher the transfer speed, the better gameplay experience on Nintendo Switch)