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Is the Nintendo Switch backwards compatible?

Does the Nintendo Switch play games from previous console generations? Does the Nintendo Switch support streaming of games from previous generations?
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It looks like Nintendo Switch may not offer backwards compatibility.
You can check Nintendo Switch's customer service site for updates to this policy.
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Knoji Staff
Jun 25, 2019

Unfortunately, Nintendo Switch does not offer backwards compatibility. You can also visit Nintendo Switch's backwards game compatibility customer FAQ page to see if they've provided any additional information on this topic. We also recommend checking their homepage to see if they've posted any more updated information on their backwards game compatibility.

Update: we've found 7 more video game consoles stores that currently offer backwards compatibility and 7 online services that are offering backwards compatibility . You can also view all 7 stores that offer backwards compatibility across all categories.

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