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Latest News

2019.05.17 - Indie Titles on Nintendo Switch to be shown off at BitSummit 7 Spirits. (For more information, see here.)
2018.12.17 - From Unite LA, learn tips on how Night School Studio brought "Oxenfree" to Nintendo Switch. (For more information, see here.)
2018.08.08 - Nintendo will be attending CEDEC 2018 in Yokohama from August 22-24 , 2018. (For more information, see here.)
2018.05.02 - Nintendo will be exhibiting at Unite Tokyo 2018. (For more information, see here.)
2018.05.02 - Indie Titles on Nintendo Switch to be shown off at BitSummit Volume 6. (For more information, see here.)
2018.02.22 - Splatoon2 and ARMS developers will be presenting at GDC 2018. (For more information, see here.)
2017.08.21 - Nintendo will be attending CEDEC 2017 in Yokohama from August 30th to September 1st. (For more information, see here.)
2017.06.16 - Nintendo will attend Unite Europe in Amsterdam from June 27-29, 2017. (For more information, see here.)
2017.05.18 - Indie Titles on Nintendo Switch to be Exhibited at A 5th of BitSummit Event. (For more information, see here.)
2017.03.17 - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild developers hosted a panel at GDC. (For more information, see here.)
2016.07.07 - Nintendo has merged all of its developer programs into a single worldwide portal. Registration is open to all, with access provided shortly afterwards.


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Establish a Nintendo Developer account and you can start working towards creating your game with us today!

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Develop Your Game

We'll give you access to the documents and development tools you'll need to make your ideas a reality.


Sell on the eShop

Submit information to sell your completed title to Nintendo consumers through the Nintendo eShop.

The Process 


Nintendo Developer Portal The Place to Be for Nintendo Development

Joining is Easy

Signing up for the Nintendo Developer Portal is easy and can be completed in just a few minutes.

Everybody is Welcome

No development experience? No problem! We're here to help you regardless of your level of experience in game development.

The Power of Dedicated Hardware

Your titles can utilize all the features available on Nintendo consoles.

Self-Publish your Game

Once your game is complete, you can self-publish it on the Nintendo eShop with the price and release date entirely up to you.


Nintendo Consoles About the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo 3DS

The Nintendo 3DS is a handheld gaming system that makes it possible to view stereoscopic imagery without the need for special glasses through its use of a special screen.

Wii U

The Wii U is a home gaming console that utilizes the screen of the Wii U GamePad controller along with a TV to provide new and exciting gaming experiences.


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