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Unable to Capture Gameplay Video


  • You are unable to capture gameplay video on Nintendo Switch.
  • A message is displayed: "Videos cannot be captured for this software."

Additional Information:

Video capture is available for consoles with system menu version 4.0.0 or higher, and is compatible with the following software titles only:

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • ARMS
  • Splatoon 2
  • Super Mario Odyssey

What to Do:

  1. Ensure your console has the latest system update.
  2. Ensure that the software with which you want to capture gameplay video supports this feature and that it has the latest software update version installed.

Situation Not Resolved:

If the gameplay video cannot be captured, then the intended software does not support this feature.