Can You Play Nintendo Wii U Games On The Nintendo Switch?

Can you play Wii U games on switch?

1 system update, the Nintendo Switch has added functionality that can now play Wii and Wii U games by simply plugging in a USB Blu-ray disc drive. Simply plug the Blu-ray disc drive into the Switch’s USB ports on the dock, and presto – Wii and Wii U games can be played just like any native Switch game!

Can you download Wii U games on switch?

No. Nintendo 3DS and Wii U games purchased through Nintendo eShop do not carry over to Nintendo Switch. The Nintendo Switch is an all-new way to play, and does not include backwards compatibility with digital or physical games designed for other systems.

What Wii U games are on the switch?

All the Nintendo Games Ported From Wii U to Switch

  • Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival Party.
  • Bayonetta.
  • Bayonetta 2.
  • Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker.
  • Devil’s Third.
  • Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze.
  • Dr. Luigi.
  • Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water.

Can you connect a Wii U to a switch?

Speaking of the Wii and Wii U, the Switch won’t play nicely with those consoles’ peripherals. The Switch has its own set of peripherals for use with its games, like the Joy-Con controllers.