Nintendo adds PayPal support to the Nintendo Switch

Nintendo has added a new payment option for eShop purchases on the Nintendo Switch and on its website. Starting today, you can now link your Nintendo account to your PayPal account and pay for future purchases using your PayPal balance or any payment method already linked to your PayPal account.

This update is only about the Switch. If you’re still using a WiiU or Nintendo 3DS, you’re out of luck. So the next time you purchase something on your Switch, you can either add your credit card information, use a saved credit card or add your PayPal account.

This option is particularly useful for a couple of reasons. First, the Switch is a region-free console, meaning that you can play games that you bought in another country with your console.

But Nintendo didn’t stop at physical…

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