This guide shows you how to pre-load New Pokemon Snap for the Nintendo Switch, before its release date.
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The New Pokemon Snap can be downloaded 7 days in advance before the release date. The full amount of the purchase will be deducted from your Nintendo eShop balance once you place your order.
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If you pre-load the game New Pokemon Snap, you will be able to play the game on the day of release from 12:00 AM on April 30, 2021. If you want to be the first on your block to get into the game, pre-loading is the way to go!
Select the Nintendo eShop on your Nintendo Switch home page.
Find New Pokemon Snap by searching via the search bar, or by going to the "Coming Soon" section.
|Step 3||Select New Pokemon Snap.|
|Step 4||Select Proceed to Purchase. (Download will start after confirming the purchase)|
The Coming Soon tab is sorted by the date of the game's release. Remember – New Pokemon Snap will be released on April 30, 2021, and once you've pre-loaded the game, it can be played from 12:00 AM on the day of release.
Select the Nintendo eShop on your Nintendo Switch homepage.
Select Enter Code from the choices on the left side of the screen.
|Step 3||Enter the code from your Download Card. (The game will start downloading after entering the card details and confirming)|
When purchasing the digital version of the software, a large amount of space might be needed for you to be able to download it. If other software is squeezing the capacity, consider purchasing an SD card or try organizing your storage.
The storage requirement of the New Pokemon Snap is a total of 6.8 GB. Your Nintendo Switch has a built-in 32GB of space so if your memory is full, you might need to delete other game data, or prepare a microSD card to store more. Make sure your Nintendo Switch has enough memory space available for the game before pre-loading.
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List of New Features
See what brand new features are in store for the Switch installment of Pokemon Snap!
How Much Will New Pokemon Snap Cost?
Learn how much the New Pokemon Snap will cost, and if there will be a free version
Learn how to pre-order New Pokemon Snap, and see all pre-order bonuses from participating retailers!
Release Date Guide
See when New Pokemon Snap is coming to the Nintendo Switch for purchase!
List of All Trailers
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Will New Pokemon Snap be Open World?
Learn about the gameplay nature of New Pokemon Snap
How to Pre-Load
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