Quick Answer: Can I Play Japanese Games On My Switch?

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.

Is Nintendo switch games region locked?

No, the Nintendo Switch can run any game from any region, and 99.9% of all the games on the Switch are not region-locked, with the exception being Splatoon 2 due to the Splatfests which are based on your region, more specifically Japan vs. not Japan. No, the switch is not region locked.

Can I buy switch games in Japan?

The nintendo switch will still be compatible with japanese games so you’re not wasting cash, but still. Check the game’s info before buying anything. There are a lot of places to do that. Still in Akihabara you can find Traders used games shop, you can make good deals there.

Can you play European games on American switch?

Change the Region to Play Games From Other Countries

The Nintendo Switch is no longer region-locked, as previous Nintendo consoles were. If you have a Nintendo Switch purchased in the USA, you can buy physical game cartridges from Japan or Europe and play them normally.

How do I put games on my Nintendo switch?

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