Digital Game Purchases on Nintendo Switch.
You can use your Nintendo Account to play your digital games on non-primary Nintendo Switch consoles, but the Nintendo Switch console must be connected online and other users on that console will not be able to play those games.
Can other profiles play downloaded games switch?
Anyone with a profile on your Switch can play the games you’ve bought, even if you’re not logged in; up to eight users can link their accounts to one Switch unit.
How do you play other users Games on switch?
Link your Nintendo Account to the non-primary Nintendo Switch consoles that you wish to play your digital games on. Redownload the games or content you want to access on each Nintendo Switch console. On any of your consoles, select your downloaded game from the HOME Menu to begin playing the game on that console.
Can you play the same game on multiple switches?
On a second system, log into the account with the game in question. This will make the second console the account’s primary system. You can then log out of that account on the second Switch, and create a new profile. You can now play the same game on both systems at the same time.
Can you family share games on switch?
Yes, you can share games with another switch owner by adding your account to his switch. He will only be able to play the games using your account and cannot play the same game that you are currently playing at the same time.
Can two switches use the same account?
You can link your Nintendo Account to multiple Nintendo Switch consoles and play your games on any of them using your Nintendo Account. Only one of the consoles can act as the primary console. On the primary console, any other users can play the games you downloaded with your Nintendo Account.
Can you redownload games on switch?
You can only redownload games using the Nintendo Account that purchased the game. If a specific game or DLC item shows “Purchased” in the Nintendo eShop but you are unable to redownload it, you may find our information on Software Displays “Purchased” in the Nintendo Switch eShop helpful.