Nintendo just revealed a bunch of new details on Super Mario Maker 2 during a Nintendo Direct livestream. One extra nugget of info was the reveal of the Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers, a special promotion allowing for discounts on the eShop. There are some important caveats however, and pricing structure varies by region. To help keep you up to date, we’ve put together this Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers Guide. We’ll take a look at the pricing, how long the promotion runs for, the games that you can use Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers on, and whether or not you need a Nintendo Online subscription to use them.
Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers Price
The first thing you’ll want to know about the new Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers is the pricing info. Essentially, purchasing two vouchers gives you a discount on a list of selected Nintendo games. Here are the full details:
- Two Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers (US) - $99.99
- Two Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers (UK) - £84.00
- Two Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers (EU) - 99 €
What Games Can You Buy With Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers?
While the Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers will save you some money, you can only use them on a selected list of games. There are 26 in total, we’ve listed them below:
- Super Mario Maker 2
- Breath of the Wild
- Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
- Xenoblade Chronicles 2
- Splatoon 2
- Super Mario Odyssey
- Bayonetta 2
- Sushi Striker
- Kirby Star Allies
- Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
- Mario Tennis Aces
- Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee
- Super Mario Party
- Super Smash Bros Ultimate
- Fire Emblem Warriors
- New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe
- Yoshi’s Crafted World
- Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition
- Dragon Quest Builders
- Pokken Tournament DX
- Fitness Boxing
- Octopath Traveler
- Go Vacation
- The World Ends With You: Final Remix
Do You Need a Nintendo Online Subscription to Use Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers?
While this new offer may be enticing, it’s worth noting that you’ll need to have a Nintendo Switch Online Subscription in order to purchase the vouchers. Keep in mind that there is a 7-day free trial available for Nintendo Switch Online, and 1 month will only set you back $3.99. You can access the vouchers via the Nintendo eShop.
How Long do Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers Last?
Nintendo is only selling Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers until July 31, 2019. Once you’ve purchased them however, you’ll have a full year to use them. It’s worth picking them up then, if you plan on getting any first-party Nintendo games via the eShop over the next year.
You Can Use Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers to Pre-Order Games
Starting with Super Mario Maker 2, you can actually use your Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers to pre-order games. This allows you to pick Super Mario Maker 2, and another game up for $99, which is a real saving.
That’s all of the info we have so far on the Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers. For full details on everything related to Nintendo Switch Online be sure to visit our Nintendo Switch Online Guide.