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    How to Redeem Points for a My Nintendo Reward

    Description:

    Step by step instructions on redeeming My Nintendo Points for a My Nintendo reward.

    Key Points:

    • Gold Rewards can only be redeemed with Gold Points; Platinum Rewards can be redeemed with Platinum Points.
      You can also use My Nintendo Gold Points as payment towards eligible digital Nintendo Switch game and DLC purchases, including Nintendo Switch Online membership, in the Nintendo Switch eShop and on the Nintendo website (where available). Gold Points cannot be used towards passes, auto-renewals, in-game items, or virtual currency.
    • The Rewards details pages show the amount and type of My Nintendo points needed for each specific reward.
    • You must link a Nintendo Network ID to your Nintendo Account to redeem software discounts.

    What to Do:

    1. Go to https://my.nintendo.com and sign in to your Nintendo account.
    2. Click "Menu" in the upper-left corner of the screen, then "Redeem points" to see the list of available Rewards.
    3. Locate a Reward you want from the list, then click the Reward to display the details.

    What Type of My Nintendo Reward Do You Want to Redeem Your My Nintendo Points For?


    1. Gold Points can be redeemed towards Nintendo Switch digital purchases when you purchase content in the Nintendo Switch eShop or on the Nintendo website.
    1. Verify that you have enough My Nintendo points for the Reward, then click "Redeem" on the details page.
    2. Click "Redeem" again.
    3. Select the appropriate option when prompted. (Wallpaper size, PDF language)
    4. The file will open and you can choose to save it to your PC or smart device.
      • In the future, you can re-download the file in any of the available sizes / languages as often as you like by clicking "visit download page" in your Point Log.
    1. Verify the following:
      • Make sure that you have the correct system for the game. The system is listed below the title on the details page.
      • Check that you have enough My Nintendo points for the game. The amount and type of My Nintendo points are listed on the details page.
    2. Click "Redeem" on the details page.
    3. Click "Redeem" again.
    4. A confirmation screen will appear with your download code.
    5. You can redeem the game using either the download code (on your system) or with your Nintendo Network ID (online).
      • To redeem with a Nintendo Network ID (online), your Nintendo Network ID must be linked to your Nintendo Account and your system will need to meet these requirements.
        • If your system doesn't meet the requirements, or you want to redeem the game on a different system, you can use the download code on the other system.
        • The code can be used only once.

    Do You Want to Redeem the Game With the Download Code or With Your Nintendo Network ID?


    1. Locate the download code on the reward details page.
    2. Enter the download code into the Nintendo eShop on your Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family system.
      • Download codes can only be redeemed on the type of system the game is intended for. For example, a Wii U game must be redeemed on a Wii U system.
    1. Click the "Redeem Code Now" button on the reward details page.
      • If the "Redeem Code Now" button does not appear, you have not yet linked your Nintendo Network ID to your Nintendo Account. Link your Nintendo Network ID to proceed.
    2. Click "Redeem" to send the game to the Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family system that's associated to your Nintendo Network ID.
      • The game will automatically begin downloading to your system and the game icon will appear on the HOME menu as soon as the download is complete.

    1. Verify that you have enough My Nintendo points for the Theme, then click "Redeem" on the details page.
    2. Click "Redeem" again.
    3. The download code for the Theme will appear on the screen.
    4. Enter the download code into the Theme Shop on any Nintendo 3DS family system to redeem the Theme.
      • To see your download codes for previous Rewards, click here.
    1. Verify the following:
      • Make sure that you have the correct system for the DLC. The system is listed below the title on the details page.
      • Check the "Reward info" and make sure that you have the correct game for the DLC. You must have the corresponding game to use the DLC once you redeem the reward.
      • Check that you have enough My Nintendo points for the DLC. The amount and type of My Nintendo points are listed on the details page.
    2. Click "Redeem" on the details page.
    3. Click "Redeem" again.
    4. A confirmation screen will appear with your download code.
    5. You can redeem the DLC using either the download code (on your system) or with your Nintendo Network ID (online).
      • To redeem with a Nintendo Network ID, your Nintendo Network ID must be linked to your Nintendo Account How to and your system will need to meet these requirements.
      • If your system doesn't meet these requirements, or you want to redeem the game on a different system, you can use the download code to redeem the content.

    Do You Want to Redeem the DLC With the Download Code or With Your Nintendo Network ID?


    1. Locate the download code on the reward details page.
    2. Enter the download code into the appropriate system:
      • For Wii U - Redeem the download code in the Nintendo eShop on your Wii U.
      • For Nintendo 3DS family - Launch the game that the DLC is for, then redeem the download code within the game. For help downloading DLC for a specific game, check the game's e-manual for instructions.
    3. Once redeemed, the DLC will appear within your game.
    1. Click the "Nintendo eShop" button on the reward details page.
      • If the Nintendo eShop button does not appear, you have not yet linked your Nintendo Network ID to your Nintendo Account. Link your Nintendo Network ID to proceed.
    2. Click "Redeem" to send the DLC to the system that's associated to your Nintendo Network ID.
      • The game will automatically begin downloading to your system and the game icon will appear on the HOME menu as soon as the download is complete. Click the icon to begin playing!

    1. Verify the following:
      • Make sure that you have downloaded the appropriate application to your smartphone or tablet.
      • Make sure that you have linked the application to your Nintendo Account. (This is usually done through the settings within each application.)
      • Check that you have enough My Nintendo points for the item. The amount and type of My Nintendo points are listed on the details page.
    2. Click "Redeem" on the details page.
    3. Click "Redeem" again.
    4. Your items will be sent to the application they’re for (Fire Emblem Heroes, etc).
    5. Start the appropriate application to claim your My Nintendo Reward. (They will usually be located in a Gift Box or similar area of the game.)

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