You can use Nintendo eShop Cards as a fast, easy, and safe alternative to credit cards when purchasing games and other content in Nintendo eShop on Wii U, Nintendo 3DS family systems or on the official Nintendo website*. With £15, £25 and £50 cards available, no matter what your budget is, there’s a card to suit you. Nintendo eShop Cards also make great gifts for Nintendo fans!
Simply scratch off the silver panel on the back of a Nintendo eShop Card to reveal the 16-digit activation number. Enter this into Nintendo eShop on your Wii U or Nintendo 3DS, Wii Shop Channel, or Nintendo DSi Shop to add the funds to your balance.
There are no additional fees to pay either: a £15 Nintendo eShop Card simply adds £15 to your balance. Visit our How to buy games section for more information about how to purchase software from Nintendo eShop.
Nintendo eShop Cards are available at a wide range of retailers across Europe. See a list of retailers selling Nintendo eShop Cards. (PDF, 272 kB)
*To be able to purchase download games from Nintendo eShop on the official website, you'll need to have a Nintendo Account which is linked to a Nintendo Network ID, and you'll need to have visited Nintendo eShop on the device you wish to download on at least once. To find out more, visit our Support section.
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