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Can 2 kids share a Nintendo Switch?

You'll be able to play select games for up to two players with the included Joy-Con (one controller per person). You'll also be able to purchase extra controllers for multiplayer games for 3+ players.

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How do you set up a Nintendo Switch for 2 kids?

Sign in to your Nintendo Account. Select "Family Group", then "Add member", followed by "Create a child account". Next, enter information for the child who will use the account. After confirming the content, select OK.

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How does a Nintendo Switch work with multiple kids?

Once you have created the users on your Switch, you need to group them together as a family. This will not only enable you to share Nintendo Online Family subscription, but lets you control their data privacy, and apply restrictions in terms of their age and apply other spending restrictions.

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Do I need a Nintendo Switch for each child?

No, there's no restriction. A parent account must purchase the Family Membership, but then any Nintendo Account of any age in the Family Group (including Child Accounts) can use the Nintendo Switch Online services. My family members use their own Nintendo Switch consoles.

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Can 2 switches play the same game?

Redownload the games or content you want to access on each Nintendo Switch console. On any of your consoles, select your downloaded game from the HOME Menu to begin playing the game on that console. You will not be able to use the same Nintendo Account to access games on multiple consoles simultaneously.

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Can you have 2 Nintendo Switch on one account?

Can I link my Nintendo Account to more than one Nintendo Switch console? You can link your Nintendo Account to multiple consoles. You can play digital games you've purchased on any Nintendo Switch console.

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How many Nintendo switches for a family?

Purchasing a Nintendo Switch Online Family or Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack Family membership provides the Nintendo Switch Online service to everyone in the purchaser's Nintendo Account family group (up to 8 Nintendo Account users).

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Can multiple accounts play the same game on Switch?

Yes. Anyone that uses your primary Nintendo Switch console will be able to play games you've purchased with your Nintendo Account*. Please note that you can set one console per Nintendo Account as your primary console.

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How many users can be linked to a Nintendo Account?

8 user accounts

Adding a user

Up to 8 user accounts can be created on one console. On the HOME Menu, select "System Settings" → "Users" → "Add User". Select how you'd like to add a user. If you've already linked a Nintendo Account with a user on another console, you can select "Import User Data from Another Console".

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Can you link multiple users to the same Nintendo Account?

Up to 8 user accounts can be created on the Nintendo Switch. A user account can also be linked to a Nintendo Account at any time after it is created. Once a Nintendo Account is linked to the account, the system's online features will be available.

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