Can You Use A Credit Card On Nintendo EShop?


You have the option to save the credit card information when you add funds or purchase content with a credit card in the Nintendo Switch eShop.

Credit card information stored on your Nintendo Account can also be used for off-device purchases.

Is it safe to use credit card on Nintendo eShop?

The US has fairly strong regulations protecting card holders from liability. Regardless, the eShop is about as low risk as you can get, especially if you don’t have Nintendo store the card info. You could buy a digital code for a prepaid card on Amazon.

How do I add a credit card to my Nintendo eShop?

How to Save Credit Card Information to the Nintendo eShop

  • From the Wii U Menu, select the Nintendo eShop.
  • Select Balance or press the + button on the GamePad.
  • Select Add Funds Using a Credit Card, and then select the dollar amount.
  • Select the type of credit card (VISA / MasterCard).
  • Enter the credit card number, expiration date, security code, and then select OK.

How do I use my credit card on my Nintendo switch?



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Why can’t I use my credit card on Nintendo switch?

The Nintendo Switch eShop will always match the country setting for your Nintendo Account. If you are receiving this message when your credit card and Nintendo Switch eShop countries do not match, it means that your credit card can’t be used in the eShop for a different country.

Do Visa gift cards work on Nintendo eShop?

can i use a VISA gift card for Nintendo eshop purchases? It works, just go to the website on the back of the card, login and then enter your zip code. Until you register it online you will only be able to use it in a store.

How do I add money to my Nintendo eShop from my computer?

Visit, select the payment method you would like to use and follow the on-screen prompts to complete the process. Once you have added funds to your NNID this way, you can use them both on the Nintendo website and directly within Nintendo eShop on your system.