Important Notice Regarding Purchasing
Nintendo Switch Games

Please be aware of the following before purchasing or using Nintendo Switch Games.

Games Available
for Purchase

Nintendo Switch games is sold in packaging with illustrations of the games title. Insert the game card from the packaging into your console to play.

Games will only be sold in packaging; Nintendo eShop, digital games, and downloadable content are not available in your region.

Play the game by inserting the game card into the console.

Titles with Partial
Gameplay Limitations

Online Play/
Downloadable Content

Some games will include descriptions of online play, however online play is not supported for your region (including Nintendo Switch Online), and so as the downloadable content.

  • Games updates can be downloaded.

Nintendo Switch Lite

The Nintendo Switch Lite is compatible with all Nintendo Switch games that can be played in handheld mode, if a game supports Joy-Con functions such as HD rumble, IR Motion Camera and Joy-Con motion sensors, some features will not be available using Nintendo Switch Lite alone.
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Some games that are not compatible with Handheld Mode may be playable using Joy-Con controllers and the Joy-Con charging grip (sold separately).
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Supported Languages

You can check the supported languages for a title on each games's page.

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Age Ratings

Games available on Nintendo Switch will have one of the following age-appropriate rating icons displayed on them. This is decided by an industry ratings board. Please use these ratings to help you ensure your children stay safe as they play on the Nintendo Switch console.

ESRB Ratings
  • ESRB Ratings For all ages
    For all
  • ESRB Ratings For ages 10+
    For ages
  • ESRB Ratings For ages 13+
    For ages
  • ESRB Ratings For ages 17+
    For ages
  • ESRB Ratings For ages 18+
    For ages
PEGI Ratings
  • PEGI Ratings For ages 3+
    For ages
  • PEGI Ratings For ages 7+
    For ages
  • PEGI Ratings For ages 12+
    For ages
  • PEGI Ratings For ages 16+
    For ages
  • PEGI Ratings For ages 18+
    For ages

Depending on the ESRB or PEGI rating, a restriction can be placed on playing certain games via Parental Controls (usage restrictions by guardians) on the Nintendo Switch console.