Nintendo Switch companion app - new games, deals, gallery, transfer

The unofficial companion app for Nintendo Switch

Video overview from a fan

Thanks EmSwizzle! And btw the video shows older version, the current one has many improvements ;-)



Stay on top latest Nintendo eShop sales and save money! Deals are updated daily.

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Transfer & Gallery

Simply scan the initial QR code displayed on your console, and SwitchBuddy connects and loads your chosen media. Transfer everything with just one tap!

The built-in gallery displays screenshots grouped by games and you can also name these groups to orient more quickly.


Powered by the IGDB game database, SwitchBuddy lets you explore upcoming games, new releases, and more.

  • Over 8000 games
  • Featured, upcoming & new releases
  • Curated collections
  • Search
  • Easily share links with friends


Stay on top of new game releases with a variety of widgets!

Countdown Widget (iOS 14+, Android)
Track the release of your favorited games with a countdown widget. Small and medium sizes available.
Up Next (iOS 15+)
Showcases your upcoming favorited games with release dates and cover images. Large size, SwitchBuddy+ subscription required.
Calendar (iOS 15+)
View a calendar of the current month featuring your favorited games and their release dates. Large size, SwitchBuddy+ subscription required.


Stay up-to-date with the News tab. Easily follow Nintendo-focused websites and YouTube channels.

And more

Themes inspired by various Switch editions, Joy-Cons etc. Alternative icons. Ability to save your Nintendo Friend Code.


SwitchBuddy iOS Widgets

In the press

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Do you game on other platforms as well?

Gaming Buddy

Discover and track new games for PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and more!

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Average 4.9 in the App Store, 1600+ ratings

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