Quick Answer: Can You Change Your Region On Switch?

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How do I change the country on my Nintendo switch?

Complete these steps

  • Select the System Settings icon on the HOME Menu, and tap Open.
  • Tap Other Settings.
  • Tap Profile.
  • Tap Region Settings.
  • Select the country and tap OK.
  • Select the region and tap OK to return to the profile menu.

What happens if you change region on switch?

You’re games should still be available to re-download, providing that game is available in that region. Each NNID is set to a specific region, so nothing will be affected if you are simply changing the region of your console via Settings.

Can I change Nintendo eShop region?

Your Nintendo eShop account balance does not carry over when you change the country that your Nintendo Account is set to. If a Nintendo eShop exists for your region, credit cards issued from your region will not work in a different region’s eShop.

Is the switch 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.