Get together in groups and compete in a host of weird and wonderful minigames, featuring everything from balloons to aliens, and more! In those games, you'll use your Joy-Con controller or smart device* in fun and unique ways, earning points for your team. In time-honoured fashion, the team with the most points gets to claim the glory!
Everybody play. Everybody party!
Whatever the occasion, get the gang together and compete in a host of weird and wonderful minigames. Making friends with aliens perhaps? Maybe fill giant balloons with just the right amount of air, or step behind the counter of a manic ice cream parlour – all sorts of fun events await!
Victors in each minigame earn points for their team. In time-honoured fashion, the team with the most points gets to claim the glory.
Joy-Con Mode (2-8 players)
Joy-Con Mode is all about lively games that’ll get you moving and grooving. Up to 8 players can participate in this mode using Joy-Con controllers to run a relay race, play a game of hide and seek, and more!
Smart Device Mode (2-100 players)
Use your smart device’s camera to find something that matches the colour on screen, or outbid the opposing team in a competitive auction – everyone can use their own smart device to play a whole host of minigames. As up to 100 people can join in, everyone at your party can take part!
Team Contest splits the group into two teams to compete in a random selection of minigames. There are three options on offer - 20 mins, 40 mins or 60 mins - depending on whether you want some quickfire fun, or an XL portion of partying!
Everyone competes to get the most right answers. There are no teams here though, it's every man, woman, child and horse for themselves! You can even create your own quizzes for some personalised puzzling!
No pen or paper required, your smart device is your bingo card! Keep an eye out for the roulette jackpot where three numbers are drawn at once.
- Do I need a smart device to play Everybody 1-2-Switch!?
Although a smart device is needed to play Smart Device Mode, you can still enjoy plenty of minigames in Joy-Con Mode using the Joy-Con controllers included with your Nintendo Switch console.
- Is my device/phone compatible?
As long as your device has an internet connection, can detect motion*, and has a camera, you’re good to go.
- Do I need an internet connection to play Everybody 1-2-Switch!?
No internet connection is necessary to play Joy-Con Mode. However, in order for your Nintendo Switch console and smart devices to communicate with each other in Smart Device Mode, you will need an active internet connection to play.
- Is a Nintendo Switch Online membership required to play Smart Device Mode?
No, a Nintendo Switch Online membership is not required to play Smart Device Mode.
- Is a Nintendo Account required to play?
To play Smart Device Mode, a Nintendo Account must be linked with the Nintendo Switch console you're playing on. However, it's only the console that needs to be linked. There are no requirements for everyone joining the fun with their smart device to each have their own Nintendo Account.
- What is the recommended way to play?
Everybody 1-2-Switch! is best enjoyed in TV mode on either a Nintendo Switch or Nintendo Switch – OLED Model. This ensures everyone is able to clearly see the instructions on your television screen.
- Can I play on Nintendo Switch Lite?
It is possible to play Everybody 1-2-Switch! on Nintendo Switch Lite using additional Joy-Con controllers (sold separately). In these cases, users will need to have a device to recharge Joy-Con controllers, such as the Joy-Con charging grip.
*Some minigames require use of a smart device with both an accelerometer and gyroscope.