If you’ve recently picked up a new Nintendo Switch, congrats! You’re officially part of the Nintendo family now. The Switch has already become one of the most popular gaming devices ever and shows no signs of slowing down. Now that you have your new console, here are some essential steps to help you get the most out of your new device.
Set Up Your Nintendo Account
Your first step should be setting up a new Nintendo Account. This will be your gateway to experiencing all that the Switch has to offer. With a Nintendo Account, you can save your game progress, keep track of all games you own, and manage any downloadable content (DLC) for those games. You’ll also be able to take advantage of exclusive offers only available for registered members like discounts on digital game purchases and access to exclusive rewards programs. Setting up an account is easy; just create an account using either a current email address or Facebook/Twitter profile.
Download Software Updates
Another important thing to do is download any software updates for both your Switch console and the games you own. Software updates are crucial for improving system stability and compatibility with upcoming games as well as providing extra features or bug fixes. To make sure none of these updates are missed, enable automatic downloads in the system settings so that whenever there is an update available it will be downloaded automatically in the background while in sleep mode.
Purchase/Redeem eShop Credit
The digital eShop is where gamers can purchase digital games or downloadable content (DLC) from the comfort of their own home. To make purchases even easier, gamers can add funds directly through their credit cards or prepaid eShop cards which can be found at many retail stores across Canada. After finding an eShop