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New Nintendo Switch Owner? Here's how to get started

If you have recently become the owner of a brand new Nintendo Switch, it may be a good idea to read this beginner's guide to get started in the best way.

How do I boot my Nintendo Switch for the first time?

If this is your first time launching your Nintendo Switch, it might be a good idea to take a look at this video that shows you step by step how to proceed.

What can I play on the Nintendo Switch?

There are lots of games available for the Nintendo Switch right now and more games are coming all the time. If you enjoy playing with friends and family, multiplayer games like ARMS, Splatoon 2 and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe or sports titles like EA Sports FIFA 18 and NBA 2K18 may be for you.

If you prefer single player experiences instead, there is a large selection for you as well. How about Super Mario Odyssey, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Fire Emblem Warriors and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, for example. You can read even more games about & nbsp; via this link.

Get the latest news about the Nintendo Switch and its games

Via the Home menu you can see a news icon (news in English). If you click on it, you will be able to access all kinds of updates about new and upcoming games. This can be trailers, pictures, Nintendo Direct presentations or other important information about the Nintendo Switch.

Save photos and videos from your games

If you see something cool while playing, it is now super easy to save and share this experience. Just press the "capture" button on the Nintendo Switch to save a picture of what you are currently doing. These pictures are also easy to share on social media. If you have updated the system software in the Nintendo Switch (you must have version 4.0.0 or later), it is also possible to save videos from your game moments. Just press and hold the capture button until you hear a beep and the last 30 seconds are automatically saved as a video. Afterwards, you can trim these videos and also select individual moments that are saved as images. & Nbsp;

What do the other icons on the Home menu do?

You can activate sleep mode, adjust the control order or change your settings. In the settings menu, you also have the option to create your own Mii character.

Can I transfer savings data from one Nintendo Switch to another?

Yes! With the latest system update, it is now possible to transfer your savings data and user account to another Nintendo Switch. For example, if you have previously shared a Nintendo Switch in the family but now have your own, you can take all your data with you and continue playing exactly where you were before. Read & nbsp; this guide to learn how to do it.

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