Nintendo Account and My Nintendo
Create a Nintendo Account to join our new rewards program!
Multiple ways to create your Nintendo Account
Make the most of your account
Link your Nintendo Account and your Nintendo Network ID

With your accounts linked, you can…

PC and smart device icon Buy games for your Nintendo system via PC or smart device.
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Rewards icon Earn points for the My Nintendo™ rewards program.
My Nintendo rewards program
Earn points, get rewards!

My Nintendo is a Nintendo Account service that connects your Nintendo experiences across multiple touchpoints, from gaming systems to computers and smartphones.

Once you’ve created your Nintendo Account, you’ll earn points by playing apps on your smart devices or buying digital games for your Wii U™ or Nintendo 3DS™ systems.

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Earn Platinum Points for interacting with Nintendo apps and services.
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Earn Gold Points for buying digital versions of games.*

You'll be able to redeem these points for rewards such as digital content and discounts.

Simply create your Nintendo Account to start earning points!

* You will need to link your current Nintendo Network ID to your Nintendo Account to start earning Gold Points.

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Think you know your friends? Guess again!

Miitomo™ is a free-to-start Nintendo application for smart devices that uses your Mii™ character to communicate with friends.

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What is the difference between Nintendo Account and Nintendo Network ID?

Nintendo Accounts and Nintendo Network IDs are used for different purposes.

A Nintendo Network ID (ID) is created and used on our dedicated video-game systems, Wii U and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. IDs are used for online features (such as online multiplayer or interactions) and for purchasing downloadable software through Nintendo eShop.

A Nintendo Account is necessary to use certain web services (like My Nintendo) and can be used with smart-device applications (like Miitomo).

Can you link multiple Nintendo Network IDs to one Nintendo Account?

Only one Nintendo Network ID can be linked to a Nintendo Account.

What do I do if I don't receive the email with the verification code when creating a Nintendo Account?

If it's been over a couple of hours since you submitted your registration, please try the following steps:

  • Check that you entered your e-mail address correctly.
  • Check your spam / junk e-mail folder to see if the e-mail is there.
  • Make sure there are no filters in your e-mail account that may be blocking e-mails from

If these steps do not resolve your issue, please click here for additional assistance.

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