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How To Get Japanese Switch Games (ANY REGION) Step-By-Step Guide!!

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Nintendo Switch is region-free, which means you can access ANY eShop from around the world. Here is our step-by-step guide for how to create an account for a different region, and how to purchase games/download demos from a different region. Let us know what region YOU are making a new account for in the comments below :) LIMITED EDITION LAUNCH SHIRT + GIVEAWAY: http://teespring.com/SwitchForce Follow Us On Twitter: http://twitter.com/TheSwitchForce Follow Us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/SwitchForce
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Text Comments (474)
jamarcus jubark (1 day ago)
Do we have nintendo online do we need to pay for that account too?
Diego Zavala Xed (2 days ago)
Xd Autsin John Plays Commercial. You guys should collab :3
Cr1t1cal Hershey (3 days ago)
If i already had the english version of the game (splatoon 2) would i have to delete it to get the japanese version? If i got the japanese version and played with my english avatar, would the language be in english or japanese? Would i still have access to japan exclusives?
Club Time (6 days ago)
It affects your news
OMG my birthday is 12/1
Joseph Cruz (15 days ago)
I want Emperor’s gear from Splatoon 2
lorenzo perez (20 days ago)
That's my birthday
X Gamer (20 days ago)
now when i go to my news page its japan, please help
Kylee Wright (26 days ago)
You are a liar I tried doing that it didn't work you are the worst person to give this entirely and vice screw you in switch Force
Ty Nicole Collins (30 days ago)
I've got the Taiko Drum Master Demo thanks to this! Thanks!
neo 1105 (1 month ago)
so if I bought a japanese title of a game, but it also releases in america. Does this mean that I will not be able to play the game in english?
If there’s a Just Dance Switch (Japan concept), I’M SOLD
Super Sonic dude (1 month ago)
I got a switch add lol
ZarioKiller X (1 month ago)
If you buy a Japanese game will it be in English if you change into a English avatar?
Gaming1 Expert (1 month ago)
How Do We Make Another Google Account
Ok so now that Nintendo has added paypal as an option and with Paypal you can pay for things in other currencys with your own Im wondering if that can be used as a work around instead of having to get an eshop card.
Splurgie 3000 (1 month ago)
How do u exchange money from a credit card to yen
SuperMario MegaFan (2 months ago)
so this video is useless
SuperMario MegaFan (2 months ago)
you didn't help i cant get jp switch account
Herman Rodriguez (2 months ago)
You just earned yourself a so scriber
Deadly Darin (2 months ago)
It only shows me the redeem code page
Deadly Darin (2 months ago)
Our b days r 7 days apart dec 20
x302 justice (2 months ago)
How do I make a Japanese email?
SKderuijter (2 months ago)
Hey, I'm from Europe and I made an American Nintendo account for specific sales. Do I need to purchase a Dollar gift card for that account instead of a Euro gift card? Or will it still work in the E-shop?
NeoJax (3 days ago)
yes, you have to
Erblühen Emotion (18 days ago)
I wish I knew the answer because I'm in that same situation
Rhea Angela (2 months ago)
what if it is the other way around? im in japan and i want to buy Just Dance 2018 the prices that i saw there was in dollars 💵 coz i picked USA, can i use the codes from japan for buying? i don't wanna buy american codes online, i prefer buying the physical games online than just codes and load it in my account and then download it too much of a hassle
Kanukaa (2 months ago)
Can t do korean
Dallas Uzumaki (2 months ago)
What is the difference between a Japanese and American store??
もケニー (2 months ago)
Dallas Uzumaki elusive games only in that country
Super Gaming Crew (2 months ago)
Who’s news app is In Japanese
Robertos iPad (2 months ago)
For some reason my news is in japanese
Jahmi're Harris (2 months ago)
What is your username and password
Matthew Hunt (2 months ago)
Great video much appreciated
I followed this instructions but now my News are all in Japanese... help?
I made an account for a child and I can't make the region Japan. Can someone please help me?
CaliCookies Cookie (2 months ago)
Tysm now I can get that hot anime game
DonnieCookie (3 months ago)
How can you play Japanese Splatfests (Splatoon 2) ?
Rebel [GD] (2 months ago)
I guess you can just select your Japanese account before loading the game
BlackwingKei Gaming (3 months ago)
SENRAN KAGURA! Although it's now been confirmed for the US for summer release... I wanna play it now!
REZIVOR since93 (3 months ago)
Nintemdo is a pain in the ass "linking account". It always claims you are not entering the right ID or password. Even though you surely are, smh..
maniprad (3 months ago)
very helpful
maniprad (3 months ago)
thankx a lot
Thank love your video
ANIME_TV (4 months ago)
How do you buy games I'm in America but I have a Japanese account does the eshop card work on any region
ItzOcelot550 (4 months ago)
_ Ultra _ (4 months ago)
I changed almost everything on my switch to Japanese XD
Ben Moreno (4 months ago)
It MESSED UP my news ;-;
Faceless Being (4 months ago)
Thank you! Super helpful!
Danny Duck (4 months ago)
Max Skripp (4 months ago)
is there anyway to set the nintendo channel language. becuase when i put on my japanese eshop account it changed almost all of the news to japanese.
Dina B (5 months ago)
Thank you so much ❤️❤️
OOF (5 months ago)
Well this is shit..... i have an EU credit card.... and i cannot go into NY or UK... so where CAN I GET MAH NINTENDO ESHOP CARD!??!?!
sapltLeafy (5 months ago)
Can you make a London,Italian
Raziel Igor (6 months ago)
Perfect guide, thank you! In my country there is no eshop of Nintendo on 3DS. I had to create an account on UK eshop to buy digital games. Now I can create an account with my country and buy games from whatever region? Perfect! But I have a question, if I buy games from EU region, or Japan eshop, will I be able to change the language to English?
Patchu (6 months ago)
well, could someone please confirm if you can use american eshop points? I don't know where I'm gonna get japanese points from. and if you can't then please tell me where to get japanese points
Belen Seoane (6 months ago)
Thank you so much
Ben Dover (6 months ago)
Thanks! This helped a lot!
Ron Mathias (6 months ago)
Great video I’m all set for Japan and UK downloading Please give me some suggestions on games from these regions Ron Mathias Christmas,Florida
Jacob A. Gallant (6 months ago)
Nexus Channel (6 months ago)
Thanks! :)
MEGA (7 months ago)
get japan e shop card are u joking ?
INSANE SQUAD (7 months ago)
Is it just me or the nintendo eshop didnt realese in my country/region
Jonathan Janvier (7 months ago)
I have the same b-day!
SlyassassinXX (7 months ago)
Senran kagura
Tony Luey (7 months ago)
Very helpful and it's 100% working.
Joan Nunez (7 months ago)
Who has a nnid with games that are a lot of 💰 but where it is set is free or is a demo
Lazarus Arguelles (7 months ago)
Would of been kool if you showed how to turn on Skip Password.
WolfyPlayzEX (7 months ago)
I got an error when doing this for both accounts I hate u so much I just got this
RGA (7 months ago)
Thank you so much
Mankalor (8 months ago)
Thanks Man this was really helpful:)
H Nickel (8 months ago)
For some reason my news tab only appears in Japanese. Whyyy???
Semmertje (8 months ago)
How does it work with splatoon
ultimate gamer (8 months ago)
How am I gonna get Japanese e shop card
Big Tea (8 months ago)
Senran Kagura anyone?
HiMaLu (1 month ago)
Big Tea is there a demo
HiMaLu (1 month ago)
Big Tea hell yeah
The Sonic Ray (2 months ago)
CaliCookies Cookie (2 months ago)
Big Tea Here...
hampus hansen (2 months ago)
BigHairyMarty314 (8 months ago)
I just tried this. I was pleasantly surprised to see a Sonic Forces demo available in the Japanese eshop. Alas, it has a 1 minute limit on the three levels it provides, but it should still provide me with enough of a fix until payday, when I can buy a full game. :)
isaac Clarke (8 months ago)
I think certain banks charge you an international fee to convert your money, though I've been broke and haven't tried it. But I saw it in a thread. Anyone can enlighten me on that?
Mr Wright (8 months ago)
I have a glitch of Netflix Arms and splatoon 2
Lamarjb - (8 months ago)
GBAM13 (9 months ago)
HELP it just says: Please have your parent or guardian do the next step. An account cannot be created based on the information provided. Instructions on how to create an account for a child can be sent to a parent or guardian. Please enter the parent or guardian's e-mail address.
Toxzii (9 months ago)
well..... uhm.... my switch had first an european account, and when i try to make a japanese account, it says i need to tap in 5 numbers.... but in the verification code, im only getting 4 nubmers! LOL!
Jason Hernandez (9 months ago)
Dont switch region accounts you will be stuck on the region news
Jason Hernandez (9 months ago)
Please tell me theres a way to switch the region news
hypoCRITe (9 months ago)
Thx now i can play the sonic forces demo :D
321GameTime (9 months ago)
Does anyone know any websites where I can buy u.k. and Japanese gift cards with us money.
ultracoolboy (8 months ago)
Train #4 (9 months ago)
Manic Mania (9 months ago)
I just Got the sonic forces demo!!!
Temper (9 months ago)
Manic Mania how do you get it
Martanis_IV (9 months ago)
SONIC FORCES DEMO... *HERE I COME!* Thanks for the video, it really helped me out!
Speed King (9 months ago)
I CANT READ MY NINTENDO NEWS!! It’s all in Japanese, how do I change it back to English?
SuperSanicSpeed (9 months ago)
Awesome! Now I can get the sonic forces demo... :p
SuperSanicSpeed (9 months ago)
Awesome! Now I can get the sonic forces demo... :p
Drigo924 (10 months ago)
I deleted the Japanese account from my switch and the news still comes in Japanese how can I fix this?
Samoht (2 months ago)
The way to fix it is to go into maintenance mode and initialize the console and save data. It keeps your users, games, saves, screenshots and just resets settings. It might look risky but it's not.If it says to delete your sd card. It is ok. The date from before is still on there after you delete it. Hope this was helpful.
Sonic171000 (2 months ago)
Same. -.- Nintendo screwed us over. We would have to reset the system. Just to get it back to normal. We can't even back up our saves yet.
Tyxd - PS4/PC Gaming (2 months ago)
Did anyone find a fix?
SLOPP_12 (9 months ago)
Same ~_~
絵 Kyuro (9 months ago)
Same -_-
P Z (10 months ago)
The News-chanel is 100% in Japanese...help!!!
alfasilverblade (10 months ago)
I downloaded the fire emblem warrior demo but its not on my switch, theres no download link.
Rome Thomas (10 months ago)
How to get Nicon nicon
Ghawk (10 months ago)
How do you change the news feature back to English? Once I created my Japanese account, it changed the news feature to Japanese.
One_Hit (10 months ago)
Can you make this for 3ds?
OceanBlue (11 months ago)
Do you have to make a new email for this or can you use your original one you already used.
Agent3 (11 months ago)
God what in the squid do i want to buy now..
Moqteyya (11 months ago)
Does it work on physical copies, i wanna play the exclusive splatfest for japan and i have the physical copy of splatoon
Moqteyya (11 months ago)
probably not
Ur_ mum_xd (11 months ago)
Im gonna get my S e n r a n K a g u r a
9958061 (11 months ago)
I have two US eshop gift cards, can I use those two to buy any games off of the Japanese eshop?
Stephan Achill (11 months ago)
My news channel became Japanese
Nintendo Fan boy (2 months ago)
TECuber ok thanks btw
Samoht (2 months ago)
THE Depressed Skeleton Yes. But you don't lose your data. Don't worry.
Nintendo Fan boy (2 months ago)
TECuber I did what you said and now I only have the game that I have inserted in my switch. Do I have to download it all again?
Samoht (2 months ago)
CALi_408_LiViN Shut down the switch completely and then press both volume buttons and turn it on. When the switch logo shows on the screen. Let go.
CALi_408_LiViN (2 months ago)
TECuber how do I get to Maintnance mode?
im a comment J (11 months ago)
im from canada if i bought it in the US eshop would it be US price or canada price
Sebastian Cherry (11 months ago)
Where is a good site to get japanese eshop codes

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