nintendo switch rewards are live! Trade your Gold Points in For Discounts.

(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.

Important Information

  • For purchases on Nintendo eShop or the official Nintendo website (where available), you automatically earn Gold Points worth the equivalent of 5% of your total paid amount.
  • For redeeming a download code, you automatically earn Gold Points worth the equivalent of 5% of the undiscounted Nintendo eShop price of that content at the time of redemption. Only commercially distributed download codes qualify for points.
  • For the purchase of a Nintendo Switch game card, you earn Gold Points worth 1% of the undiscounted Nintendo eShop price of that game. In order to receive the points, you need to register the game card on the HOME Menu of your Nintendo Switch console within two years (for Europe and South Africa) or one year (for all other countries) from the official release date of the game in your country. You can confirm the release date of a game by visiting its details page on Nintendo eShop.
  • On Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, Gold Points are only earned if your Nintendo Network ID is linked to your Nintendo Account at the time of purchase.
  • Some content may be exempt from the earning or spending of Gold Points.
  • The amount of points you can earn for a purchase can be confirmed on the product information page on Nintendo eShop.
  • Gold Points are valid for 12 months from when they are earned, and always expire at the end of a month.

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