Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Nintendo Switch eShop is down for some players at Christmas

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If you just received a new Nintendo Switch

for the holidays and can not log into the eShop to download new games, you are not alone. Nintendo announced that it is “aware that players are experiencing errors when accessing Nintendo eShop and are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.”
Nintendo took to Twitter to give the news and also said, “Thank you for your understanding, and please check our Network Status page for the latest updates.” You can click here to check the status of Nintendo eShop, and we will update this article when the services seem to be working again.

As of this writing, when you access Nintendo’s network maintenance information page, a notification that players might receive while trying to access the eShop reads: “Unable to connect to the service network. Please try again later. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. “

Considering that today is Christmas, the cause of these network issues could very well be the many new Nintendo Switch consoles that were opened today or those with gift cards that attempt to buy new ones. games.

As mentioned earlier, we’ll update this article as soon as we learn that the issues are resolved. Until then, be sure to check out our list of the 25 best Switch games to give you an idea of ​​what you can play this holiday season and beyond.

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Adam Bankhurst is a news editor for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst and on Tic.


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