Create a Nintendo Account

We are getting closer to the launch date of Nintendo Switch, along with the launch of Nintendo Switch Online Service for a trial period. This is a service that lets you enjoy online multiplayer gaming and several other services with your new Nintendo Switch. This service is planned for official launch in fall 2017. One of Nintendo Switch Online Service requirements is a Nintendo Account. It is an account which is required for using certain services from Nintendo, such as Nintendo Switch Online Service. If you have a Nintendo Account, you can link this account to your other accounts such as your Nintendo Network ID, Facebook, Twitter, or Google+ account so later you can use those accounts’ username and password to sign in to your Nintendo Account. It is very easy to create a Nintendo Account. You can read how to create a Nintendo Account to help you.

Tutorial to create a Nintendo Account

If you need information about how to create a Nintendo Account, you can follow the steps below to create a Nintendo Account:

  1. Go to http://accounts.nintendo.com and then click Create a Nintendo Account under the signing in options
  2. Now, there are four options to create a Nintendo Account: by linking to Nintendo Network ID, Facebook, Google+, or Twitter.

Nintendo Network ID

  • Click “Nintendo Network ID.”
  • Enter your Nintendo Network ID and password
  • Click “Sign in” to confirm your username and password
  • Click Agree to the terms and conditions by checking the box, then click “Submit.”
  • Check your email to see the verification code sent to the e-mail address you provided, then enter the verification code into
  • the “Verification code” field and click “Verify.”
  • Your Nintendo Account is ready

Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Google+)

  • Click on any of social media you want to use to sign up with.
  • If it is required, enter your login information and then check to agree to the site’s terms to create your account.
  • Check the box of “Agree to the terms and conditions.”
  • Click Submit.
  • Check your e-mail inbox to see the verification code, then enter the code into the “Verification code” field and click verify.
  • Your Nintendo Account is ready.

Nintendo Account only

  • If you don’t want to use any of the four options, you can create your account by filling the form below the four account options with the required information about you.
  • Scroll down to the account information fields and fill in the form with all the required information about you
  • Choose whether you want to receive special offer and other information from Nintendo via email by checking the box next to the question.
  • Then check the agreement of the terms of the system.
  • Then click Submit to create a Nintendo Account.
  • Check your e-mail inbox to see the verification code, then enter the code into the “Verification code” field and click verify.
    Your Nintendo Account is ready.

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