Nintendo Switch players can earn double the My Nintendo Gold Points with select digital purchases
What you need to know
- Nintendo is granting players with double the My Nintendo Gold Points when they purchase eligible games on the Nintendo eShop.
- The bonus Gold Points will be awarded to customers within two weeks of purchasing the game.
- This special offer will be running throughout the month of February.
Nintendo recently put out a blog post that showcased some new special offers for the month of February. Those who purchase eligible Nintendo Switch games on the Nintendo eShop can earn double the amount of My Nintendo Gold Points.
Most first-party Nintendo games typically reward you with 300 Gold Points, which translates to $3 USD with which players can apply to their balance for their next purchase. This means that players will now be able to earn up to 600 Gold Points when they purchase the following games:
- Paper Mario and the Origami King
- Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
- Super Mario Odyssey
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
- New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
This special offer will be available from January 31st to February 28th. The bonus points earned by each eligible game will be awarded to customers within 14 days of purchasing the game. Digital Nintendo games don't go on sale very often in the Nintendo eShop, and the games on offer have been some of the most popular Nintendo Switch titles those who were looking to buy any of the games on this list should take this opportunity before it passes.
Gaming on-the-go or at home
There's a reason the Nintendo Switch has been one of the most popular consoles over the past two years. Its sleek design, versatility and seemingly endless pool of thrilling games make it a great choice for gamers of all ages.
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Nadine is a freelance writer for iMore with a specialty in all things Nintendo, often working on news, guides, reviews, and editorials. She's been a huge Nintendo fan ever since she got to pet her very own Nintendog, and enjoys looking at Nintendo's place in the video game industry. Writing is her passion, but she mostly does it so that she can pay off her ever-growing debt to Tom Nook. Her favorite genres are simulation games, rhythm games, visual novels, and platformers. You can find her at @stopthenadness on Twitter, where she'll more than likely be reposting cute Animal Crossing content.