(Disclaimer all information is taken from the Nintendo UK website there may be regional differences for other user regions)
Spend your Gold Points when you buy Nintendo Switch games on Nintendo eShop or the Nintendo website to get them for less…or even for free!
Gold Points can be used for digital purchases on Nintendo Switch. Earn points through purchases and then turn those points into discounts on the Nintendo Switch eShop. Whenever you get a new game, you earn Gold Points worth up to 5% of what you paid. Spend those points on your next digital purchase of any Nintendo Switch game to get it for less…or even for free!
How to use Gold Points
You can spend your Gold Points on Nintendo eShop when you purchase games or other content for Nintendo Switch. Currently 1 Gold Point = 1 Penny (GBP) this exchange rate may be different depending on region.
How to earn Gold Points
Gold Points can be earned for every new game you purchase. How many points you get depends on whether you purchased a game digitally, or have it on a game card. You can earn Gold Points worth the following percentage of the price on Nintendo eShop:
- Downloads: Games and DLC for Nintendo Switch & Games for Nintendo 3DS & Wii U will give upto 5% of purchase value back in Gold Points.
Game cards: Physical Games for Nintendo Switch will give 1% of purchase value back
Here is an example of what you can expect.. If you pay £40 for a game on Nintendo eShop, you’ll receive 200 Gold Points. Next time, you’ll be able to use those points and save £2. (example given is for the UK regional differences may apply)
Here is some additional information that you must bare in mind when earning Gold Points.