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Nintendo Switch: 2nd child account same games?

Old 01-14-19, 01:00 PM
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Nintendo Switch: 2nd child account same games?

We currently have a switch for son #1 and he has a bunch of games downloaded, which I believe have been bought on my Nintendo Account ( i know i have to buy them with my "user" on his switch, or at least that's just what we've always done). Son #2 wants to buy his own switch (he has a "user" on son #1's switch). My question is, how do I make it so he can play the same games we have already bought (obviously the downloaded games)? Is that possible?

Is anyone else very confused on how all the Nintendo accounts work/tie together? Or am I just a moron?
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Old 01-14-19, 01:27 PM
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Re: Nintendo Switch: 2nd child account same games?

The games are on a single account, and each account can have one primary system. On the primary system, a second user can play all digital games. On a secondary system, the account that bought the games must be logged in to play them.

So basically you just need to have the account on both systems, and on the secondary system make sure your son logs in with your account.
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Old 01-14-19, 03:10 PM
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Re: Nintendo Switch: 2nd child account same games?

More discussion here in the main switch thread. DVDTalk thread on Nintendo Switch
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