Question: Are Switches Region Locked?

The Nintendo Switch is region-free.

As the link states: Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima confirmed the system won’t be region locked, meaning players will be able to play globally released software on the console-handheld hybrid.

Are Nintendo switches region locked?

Unlike every other Nintendo console shipped since the company started designing actual operating systems, the Switch is completely region-free — you can play games from any country without issue, often in any language. No Japanese Nintendo console since the DSi has even let you change the system language.

Can you play American switch games on European switch?

You can buy USA games, they will work on European Nintendo Switch. But you NEED to make account with USA region for DLC and something else. And whenever you play that USA games, choose your Avatar for USA region.

Are physical switch games region locked?

Physical Nintendo Switch game cartridges are also region-free. You can purchase a game in Germany, a Nintendo Switch in Japan, and bring both home to America to kick back and play.

Is Nintendo Switch Lite region free?

Thankfully, the Nintendo Switch is region-free, which means you can just change your region in the settings and access any region’s Nintendo eShop.