Nintendo has revealed a new limited time offer for those who buy a Nintendo Switch Online membership. Read on below to learn more:
Limited time offer: Buy a Nintendo Switch Online membership and get My Nintendo Gold Points
Been thinking of purchasing or renewing your Nintendo Switch Online membership? Well, this deal is as good as gold!
For a limited time, you can get My Nintendo Gold Points when you purchase a Nintendo Switch Online 12-month plan. This offer also applies to auto-renewals and both individual or family plan options.
Typically, you wouldn’t get Gold Points with a Nintendo Switch Online membership purchase, so consider this a little bonus from us to you. This promo will run from now until May 10 at 11:59 p.m. PT.
Please note that the number of bonus Gold Points changes depending on your country, so look at the chart below for more info:
About Gold Points
Not sure what My Nintendo Gold Points are? The short version is that they are a way to save on digital purchases. You can earn Gold Points from eligible digital purchases on Nintendo eShop and Nintendo.com, and then apply them to future eligible digital purchases.
So basically, the more Gold Points you have now, the more you can save later!
You can check your current balance in Nintendo eShop on your device: Just click your user icon in the top-right corner to pop into your Account Information. To learn more, check out my.nintendo.com.
How to redeem Gold Points
First, locate the game or item you want on Nintendo.com and go through the normal purchase steps. On the Payment Method page, you’ll be able to choose how your Gold Points are applied* andif necessary, pay for the remaining balance with your Nintendo eShop funds or other payment methods.
About Nintendo Switch Online
Having a Nintendo Switch Online membership is a way to supercharge some of your favorite Nintendo Switch™ games with additional online features. Member benefits include:
- Playing compatible games online with your friends. For example, you can visit your friends’ islands in the Animal Crossing™: New Horizons game, play online multiplayer in the Super Mario™ 3D World+ Bowser’s Fury game, and more!
- Playing classic Nintendo Entertainment System™ and Super Nintendo Entertainment System™ games.
- Backing up your save data for compatible games.
- Using voice chat with the smartphone app.
- Member-only offers.
Learn more or purchase your membership at https://www.nintendo.com/switch/online-service.
*Please note, if you’re using Gold Points while pre-ordering a game, you will not be able to set how many points can be used.
Offer valid once per Nintendo Account until 5/10/21 at 11:59 p.m. PT with the purchase or paid renewal of a Nintendo Switch Online 12-month Individual Membership or Family Membership. Gold Points will be issued within 14 days of purchase, are earned based on the price of the membership on Nintendo eShop, and will vary by country and currency. A Nintendo Account is required to receive and redeem My Nintendo points. Terms apply. https://accounts.nintendo.com/term_point.
Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required. Persistent Internet, compatible smartphone and Nintendo Account age 13+ required to use app. Data charges may apply. Online features, Save Data Cloud and Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app features available in compatible games. Not available in all countries. The Nintendo Account User Agreement, including the Purchase and Subscription terms, apply. https://www.nintendo.com/switch/online-service/