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Nintendo Switch Sports

  • Nintendo Switch
Release date
  • 29 April, 2022
Number of players
  • Up to 4 players
  • Sports
  • Nintendo
  • Nintendo
  • English
  • © Nintendo
Swing, kick and spike your way to victory with Nintendo Switch Sports, a collection of sports for Nintendo Switch that puts you right into the action!

Compete in seven sports, including Volleyball, Football and Bowling, with real-world movements that model your actions in the game.


Tennis: rally by gently swinging the Joy-Con controller at the right time. (1–4 players)


Bowling: roll the ball straight ahead, or give it a little curve. (1–16 players)


Chambara: Knock your opponent off the platform while attacking and defending. (1–2 players)


Football: Use a gigantic ball to make dynamic plays. Enjoy matches with Joy-Con controllers to shoot and perform Diving Headers. By attaching a Joy-Con controller to the Leg Strap accessory included with the physical version of Nintendo Switch Sports (also available separately), you can play Shoot-out mode with intuitive kicking motions. (1–8 players)


Badminton: Control your shots left and right while keeping the shuttlecock in the air. Swing left and right while keeping the shuttlecock in the air. Unleash powerful smash shots to gain the upper hand! (1–2 players)


Volleyball: Use a Joy-Con controller to serve, bump, set, and spike the ball. (1–4 players)


Golf: Hit the fairway in local play, including newly-added LAN functionality that allows you to play with friends nearby without an internet connection. Online, swing simultaneously and go “fore” the lowest score to avoid elimination in Survival Golf. Strive for survival or enjoy some casual competition on a total of 21 holes from the Wii Sports series.(1–8 players)


Play together in person* or online** with family and friends, or challenge players around the world. In addition to customizing your avatar with items collected from playing online, there are all kinds of ways to have fun, such as testing your ability in the Pro League where you can try to increase your rank by winning in the different sports.

Important information

  • Please attach the Joy-Con strap to the Joy-Con and fasten the strap close to your wrist to ensure you don’t lose your grip while playing.
  • Please ensure you have adequate space around you while playing.
  • Please don’t stand too close to the TV while playing.

*Multiplayer requires one compatible controller per player. Additional controllers (sold separately) may be required.

**Internet connection required during online play. To use online services, you must create a Nintendo Account and accept the related agreement. The Nintendo Account Privacy Policy applies. Some online services may not be available in all countries. Online play requires paid online membership. Find out more about the paid membership subscription.

***Free software update required. Broadband internet connection required to download software updates. The registration and linkage of Nintendo Account and acceptance of the Nintendo Account Agreement and Privacy Policy are required.

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