Getting Started with Nintendo Switch
Complete the following steps to set up your Nintendo Switch console and Nintendo Account.
Complete These Steps:
- First, create a Nintendo Account for the player(s) that will be using the Nintendo Switch console if they do not have one already.
- If you created a Nintendo Network ID (NNID) for Wii U or Nintendo 3DS and you want to merge your funds, link your NNID to your Nintendo Account.
- Switch on your Nintendo Switch console and complete the initial setup.
- Create a user account for each player on the Nintendo Switch console, and link that player's Nintendo Account to their user.
- Purchase a Nintendo Switch Online membership if you want to use the console’s online features, including like online multiplayer.
- Start a game – you’re ready to play!