How to get Platinum Points and use them on Nintendo Switch

Find out how to get a little bit of extra value from your Nintendo Switch purchases.

by Jason Coles
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Nintendo has a wonderful way of coming up with convoluted ways of rewarding fans, and basically refuse to make anything straight-forward or easy to discover.

It’s one of thing that makes the benefits of the Nintendo Switch Online service so hard to quantify.

As a result of this, they’ve got a few different point systems in place, like Nintendo Platinum Points, which can be used for a few different things.

If you’d like to know more about them, then we’ve got you covered.

How to earn Nintendo Platinum Points

Earning Nintendo Platinum Points requires a little bit of work, and you’ll need to actively complete missions to actually get them.

Head over to the list of active missions, and you’ll be able to see what you can do to earn more points.

Of course, you’ll need to make sure your account is all set up properly first, so be sure to do that.

Once you’re certain everything is good to go, and that your account has as much security as possible on it, you can start earning Nintendo Platinum Points by completing the missions that are listed.

READ MORE: How to get Gold Points for Nintendo Switch

How to redeem Nintendo Platinum Points

Redeeming the points isn’t too hard to do once your account is set up. All you need to do is head over to the reward categories section of the My Nintendo site.


Once there, you can see a few different categories in which you can decide what to spend your Nintendo Platinum Points on.


Some of these things are themes, some of them are in-game boosts for the mobile games. They’re all worth looking at of course, given that they are essentially free.

What you decide to spend your Nintendo Platinum Points on is entirely up to you, but at least you know exactly how to earn them and how to redeem them now.

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Jason Coles