Nintendo Switch

Kick into high gear in the new year with active games, fun rewards, and great deals

We’re kicking off the new year with games that might inspire you to get active—and have fun doing it. You can burn off some post-holiday energy with the Nintendo Switch™ Sports game for the Nintendo Switch™ system! Players can choose from seven sports: Golf*, Soccer, Volleyball, Bowling, Badminton, Tennis, and Chambara (swordplay).

Keep reading to find out what’s in store this January and beyond on Nintendo.com!

New from Play Nintendo

Kids can get their wiggles out with fun activities on Play Nintendo! Start off with a personality quiz to discover which sport from the Nintendo Switch Sports game would best fit your play style. You can then take a poll and choose which sport you’d want to try first.

Finally, you can dive into a tips & tricks article on how to improve your motion-control skills. There’s a tip for each of the seven sports in the game!

Rewards from My Nintendo™

Keep cool during your next match or workout with a Nintendo Switch Sports – Spocco Square Cooling Towel. This towel (550 Platinum Points**) is inspired by Spocco Square, the sprawling sports complex in the Nintendo Switch Sports game. Simply soak the towel in cold water and place it around your neck or over your head.

Celebrate the birthdays of your favorite characters from the Animal Crossing series with the Animal Crossing™: New Horizons 2023 Birthday Calendar to download and print. This brightly colored reward can be redeemed for 80 Platinum Points.

My Nintendo Store

Follow up on any New Year’s resolutions with our list of active games for the Nintendo Switch systems. Add a splash of fun to your routine—and supercharge your activities—with games like Nintendo Switch Sports, Ring Fit Adventure™, and Just Dance® 2023. You can complete the look with sporty accessories and activewear to enjoy IRL.

New to the My Nintendo Store!

Take your gaming to the next level and bolster your collection with these new amiibo™ figure*** releases: Sephiroth and Kazuya from the Super Smash Bros.™ series of amiibo.

Games and demos

Not sure what to play next? Discover free-to-start**** games! These are great games you can download directly to your system and start playing today…for free. Enjoy titles such as Pokémon UNITE, Fortnite, and Apex Legends™ without spending a dime.

Fun really doesn’t have to cost a thing! Download free demos to get a taste of games such as Kirby™ and the Forgotten Land, Metroid™ Dread, Sonic Frontiers, and more. With this try-before-you-buy experience, you can get a feel for a title before you take the plunge and buy the full game.

Enjoy exploring all of the fun and games you can find online this month on Nintendo.com!

About Play Nintendo

Play Nintendo is the official Nintendo site for kids and families. Kids can watch videos, find games, take quizzes, read Nintendo news, and more. Parents can compare Nintendo systems, learn about parental controls and other important topics, and find games that the whole family can enjoy.

To learn more, visit: https://play.nintendo.com

About My Nintendo

My Nintendo makes playing games and interacting with Nintendo even more fun. You can earn points and redeem them to get rewards like in-game content and discounts on digital games. Anyone with a Nintendo Account can use My Nintendo for free.

To learn more, visit: https://my.nintendo.com

*Software update required.

**A Nintendo Account is required to receive and redeem points. Terms apply (https://accounts.nintendo.com/term_point).

***Amiibo sold separately. Visit amiibo.com for details on amiibo functionality.

****Free to start; optional in-game purchases are available in select titles that may allow quicker progress through the games.