Digital software that is also sold physically will usually be available at 9:00 p.m.
PT the night before the physical game’s release date.
Some third-party titles are not available until 12:00 p.m.
PT on the game’s release date.
New digital content is generally added to the Nintendo eShop each Thursday.
What time does Nintendo switch eShop release games?
You’ll be able to start playing it after downloading a small update, beginning at 12:00 AM ET on the game’s release date. (Please note that some third-party titles are not available until 12:00 PM PT on the game’s release date.)
Do Nintendo games release at midnight?
It seems like there are two different times here in North America; if it’s a big-name title, it’ll sometimes be released at midnight on release day. And if not, it should be available by 12:00 PM EST.
What time does Nintendo switch eShop release Games UK?
What time does the eShop update in the UK? As it’s technically the 27th now at midnight, but Puyo Puyo Tetris isn’t out on the eShop yet to download.
What time do switch pre orders go live?
Games will generally be available at midnight Eastern Time.
A non-playable version of the game will be pre-loaded to your system at the time of your order. You’ll see an icon for the game on your HOME menu, but you will not be able to launch the game until it is officially released.
What time do games unlock on switch?
It varies by publisher and region. In NA, Nintendo’s games usually unlock at midnight EST.
Can you preload games on switch?
Now players in North America, Europe, Japan, and other territories can preload the game on their Nintendo Switch consoles. To do so, just hit up the respective page for Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield on Nintendo’s website or the Nintendo Switch eShop and go from there, depending on which game you’re going to purchase.