Nintendo Switch™Play at home
Dock your Nintendo Switch to enjoy HD gaming on your TV.Play anywhere
Undock to seamlessly transition into handheld mode.Play together
Flip the stand to share the screen, then share the fun with a multiplayeThis is Joy‑Con™
One controller or two, vertical or sideways, motion controls or buttons…Joy‑Con and Nintendo Switch give you total gameplay flexibility.
Games come to life through easy-to-use motion controls and HD rumble—advanced vibration features built into each Joy‑Con.
Use the included Joy‑Con grip to combine both Joy‑Con into a traditional-style controller.
Depending on the game, you might use a single Joy‑Con in each hand—or even give the second one to a friend.
Ready to go? Slide the Joy‑Con into Nintendo Switch to go portable.Share the fun
Start a gaming party anytime with multiplayer games for Nintendo Switch*. Use additional Joy‑Con controllers, Nintendo Switch Pro Controllers, or a combo of the two.Compete against friends (or team up) at home.
Play online with other Nintendo Switch gamers.
Link up to eight systems together to play anywhere.
*Additional Joy‑Con or Nintendo Switch Pro controllers required for multiplayer modes; sold separately. Multiplayer features vary by game; see individual games for details.Parental controls
Keep the focus on fun by using parental controls to manage how your family interacts with Nintendo Switch.
You can manage Nintendo eShop purchases via your Nintendo Account. You may also limit sharing on social networks, restrict access to games based on their ESRB ratings, and more. A free app gives you even more choices and a handy way to manage your Nintendo Switch parental controls from anywhere via your mobile device.Nintendo eShop
You can buy digital versions of games from Nintendo eShop on your Nintendo Switch system or from the Nintendo website.Album
Easily take and save screenshots using the Capture Button on the left Joy‑Con. Then view, add text, and share to social networks from your album.News and announcements
Get the latest updates on game releases, Nintendo events, announcements, and more, with your free Nintendo Account.Built-in amiibo™ support
You can use amiibo accessories to enjoy fun in-game extras in compatible games on Nintendo Switch. Simply tap an amiibo to the NFC touchpoint on the right Joy-Con controller or the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller.