Get moving* with Golf, Soccer, Volleyball, Bowling, Tennis, Badminton, and Chambara (swordplay) using Joy-Con™ controllers! Controls are intuitive, so you can hit the court (or lanes, or field, or arena) and get started. With controlled motions, you can curve your bowling ball, add spin to a tennis shot, or even use a Joy-Con with the Leg Strap accessory to kick the ball in Soccer. Family and friends can join in on the fun on the same system** or online***.
Play online and face opponents near and far to earn in-game rewards or aim for the Pro League
Face off against opponents worldwide and strive to reach the Pro League in every sport. As you play online*** in random matchmaking, redeem points you earn for in-game rewards like outfits, sports accessories, gear, and much more for your avatar. The selection of items rotates each week, so check back and see what’s in stock!
Play with friends and family in the same room or across the world
Bowl, spike, and duel with friends in all 7 sports! Pass a Joy-Con controller to a friend** for some 1v1, 2v2, or a free-for-all that will get everyone moving. In Bowling, all players can bowl simultaneously—no waiting for your turn. Play each sport online***, or team up with a friend on the same system to take on opponents near and far in team sports like Volleyball and Tennis.
Kick it into gear with a free Nintendo Switch Sports update
In addition to Two-Hands Mode, you can now choose Leg-Strap Mode to kick up a storm in full Four-on-Four and One-on-One Soccer matches. To enjoy a more immersive experience, use a Joy-Con controller and the Leg Strap accessory (included in the physical version of the game) for more powerful in-game kicks. You can also move your hands like you are jogging in place to dash as you go for the goal****.
Play online to reach ∞ Rank or use Room IDs to join Friend Matches
This free update also lets you reach for even greater heights in the Pro League with the addition of the S Rank and ∞ Rank. When you aren’t spiking, swinging, or striking for the new ranks in random matchmaking, easily join Friend Matches using Room IDs***. Finally, you might notice the new Slide Attack and Rocket Serve moves to help you score in Volleyball and some newly-added settings for online Friend Matches in Bowling!
Tee off in Golf with the latest Nintendo Switch™ Sports update!
Grab that iron and step up to the tee in Golf with a free software update to the Nintendo Switch Sports game. Hit the fairway in local play, including newly-added LAN functionality that allows you to play with friends nearby without an internet connection**. Online***, swing simultaneously and go “fore” the lowest score to avoid elimination in Survival Golf. Strive for survival or enjoy some casual competition on a total of 21 holes from the Wii Sports series—no golf cart required!
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WARNING: If you have epilepsy or have had seizures or other unusual reactions to flashing lights or patterns, consult a doctor before playing video games. All users should read the Health and Safety Information available in the system settings before using this software.
Leg Strap accessory required for some Soccer game play. Sold separately.
*Be aware of your surroundings. Wear wrist straps and allow adequate room around you during game play.
**Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately.
***Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. Nintendo.com/switch-online
****Software update required.