For individuals, Nintendo offers the Wii U Developers Program. This program is focused on development of games for the Nintendo eShop on Wii U using Unity or HTML5. Click here to apply. No prior development experience is required.
If you are an Individual
If you are an Organization
The process for becoming an Authorized Developer for Nintendo game platforms begins with the Developer Application.
Publishing, 3rd Party Middleware, QA/Testing, and Localization companies can also apply for Authorized Status using the same Application.
Nintendo looks for companies that are established game developers. Authorization will be based upon your relevant game industry experience.
We require that companies are working from a secure business location. A secure business location is a secure, lockable area within the workspace to ensure the security of all Nintendo confidential information (including, without limitation, all development tools from Nintendo).
Please have the following information ready:
- Your company's full legal and incorporated company name (including Ltd., Inc., Co. Ltd., LLC, as applicable), business address, telephone numbers and a main contact and that person's email address.
- Development experience. (Platform, Title name, etc.)
- Contact information for the person you choose to be the Nintendo Developer Portal (NDP) company administrator. (The company administrator will be responsible for creating additional NDP accounts for Employees of your company.)
- Contact information for the Company Officer or other individual who is authorized to enter into legal agreements on behalf of your company.
If you have any questions about your Application, please feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org.