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Transferring my Nintendo switch to the oled model


Hi Gaf I’m getting the new oled switch. I was wondering can I just sign into my Nintendo account on the new model and sell my current switch now or do I need to wait and transfer between the switch’s manually?


Ah nuts thanks for the clarification though! On the plus side I did just waste ten minutes getting the box out the loft and untangling the wires behind the tv 🤪


Think you can just make the new Switch your primary console.
If you have a Nintendo Switch Online account most saves should be cloud backed up although I think a few like animal crossing and Pokémon don't support it, not sure in those circumstances with regards save transferring.

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You can only do it remotely like this once a year

Whichever console you next use to access Nintendo eShop will automatically be set as the primary console for your Nintendo Account.
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