How to offer a Nintendo video game?

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Nintendo still does not allow to offer dematerialized games. To give it as a gift, you must first buy a gift card through online reseller sites.



We will present here the steps to buy a Nintendo gift card on the Amazon, Fnac and Cdiscount e-commerce sites.

Buy a Nintendo Gift Card or Membership

Here is the procedure to follow to order online the gift card of your choice that you wish to offer.

Buy a Nintendo Gift Card on Amazon

  1. On Amazon, select the Nintendo eShop gift card of your choice. There are cards for €15, €25, €50, €75 or €100;


  2. Add the desired card to your basket;
  3. Go to your basket by clicking on theicône top right ;
  4. Pay for your purchase;
  5. You will recieve a download code that you can send to the person of your choice.

You can also purchase to gift a 3-month or 12-month Nintendo Switch Online membership.



Buy a Nintendo gift card on Fnac

  1. On the Fnac website, select the Nintendo eShop gift card of your choice. There are cards for €15, €25, €50, €75 or €100;

  2. Click on the yellow button " Add to Cart " ;
  3. Pay your order;
  4. Once validated, the code is available in " My account ", accessible by clicking on your profile ;
  5. You can then send it to the person of your choice.

Fnac also offers 3-month and 12-month subscriptions to Nintendo Switch Online, for yourself or as a gift.

Buy a Nintendo gift card on Cdiscount

  1. On Cdiscount, select the Nintendo eShop gift card of your choice. There are cards for €15, €25 and €50;


  2. Click on the green button " Add to Cart " ;
  3. Then click " See my basket " ;
  4. Go to "Choose my delivery" ;
  5. A message will tell you that there is no need to choose a delivery method, so go to the payment of your purchase;
  6. You will then receive a download code that you can offer to any of your contacts.

On the Cdiscount side, there are also Nintendo Switch Online subscriptions for a period of 3 months or 12 months.



Redeem Nintendo game code

  1. See you in the Nintendo eShop ;
  2. Select “Register a code” on the left of the screen;
  3. Another solution: go to your Account, select "supply" and “Nintendo eShop Prepaid Card” ;
  4. Enter the activation code;
  5. Select " Confirm " and "supply" ;
  6. The amount of the card will be added to the Nintendo balance.
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