Nintendo Switch Sports

Character Creation Guide: How to Customize Your Sportsmate

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Nintendo Switch Sports - Character Creation Guide

Create an avatar and use it as your playable character in Nintendo Switch Sports. Learn how to customize your Sportsmate, the different customization options, and where to get its outfits and accessories by reading on!

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How to Customize Your Sportsmate

Head to the Character Customization Screen

You can enter the character customization screen by heading to Spocco Square and selecting the Customize Icon on the bottom right corner of the screen, which appears like a clothes hanger.

In the character customization menu, you can choose the face and body type of your Sportsmate and their clothes and equipment. You can also rotate your Sportsmate to get a 360° view with the ZL and ZR buttons.

Unlockable Body Customization Options

All Unlockable Body Customization Options
Hairstyle Hair Color Eyebrow Shape
Detail Body Type -

Hairstyle

Item How to Get
AfroAfro Redeem from collections.
Soccer Collection
BunBun Available from the start of the game
FadeFade Available from the start of the game
Long Long 'n' Curly Redeem from collections.
Relaxation Collection
Long Long 'n' Wavy Available from the start of the game
Short LocsShort Locs Available from the start of the game
Slicked BackSlicked Back Available from the start of the game
Two-Block CutTwo-Block Cut Redeem from collections.
Relaxation Collection
Soccer Collection
Wavy BobWavy Bob Available from the start of the game

Hair Color

Item How to Get
GreenGreen Redeem from collections.
Relaxation Collection
PurplePurple Redeem from collections.
Relaxation Collection

Eyebrow Shape

Item How to Get
Thick, Arching BrowsThick, Arching Brows Available from the start of the game
Thick, Drooping BrowsThick, Drooping Brows Available from the start of the game
Thick, Straight BrowsThick, Straight Brows Available from the start of the game
Thin, Arching BrowsThin, Arching Brows Available from the start of the game
Thin, Drooping BrowsThin, Drooping Brows Available from the start of the game
Thin, Straight BrowsThin, Straight Brows Available from the start of the game

Detail

Item How to Get
Cute PaintCute Paint Redeem from collections.
Cute Collection
Emblem PaintEmblem Paint Redeem from collections.
Soccer Collection
Eye Shadow (Blue)Eye Shadow (Blue) Redeem from collections.
Simple Collection
Eye Shadow (Pink)Eye Shadow (Pink) Available from the start of the game
Fake Beard (Black)Fake Beard (Black) Available from the start of the game
Fake Beard (Brown)Fake Beard (Brown) Redeem from collections.
Simple Collection
Soccer Collection
Flushed CheeksFlushed Cheeks Available from the start of the game
FrecklesFreckles Available from the start of the game
Full BeardFull Beard Redeem from collections.
Simple Collection
NoneNone Available from the start of the game
Rosy CheeksRosy Cheeks Redeem from collections.
Soccer Collection
Soccer PaintSoccer Paint Redeem from collections.
Soccer Collection
Spocco Square Logo (Green)Spocco Square Logo (Green) Redeem from collections.
Simple Collection

Body Type

Item How to Get
Squirrel BodySquirrel Body Redeem from collections.
Relaxation Collection

All Customization Options






Face and Hairstyle

Switch Sports Face and Hairstyles

In the face and hairstyle option, you can change many of your Sportsmate's physical characteristics, including skin tone, eye color, hairstyle, hair color, and eyebrow shape.

Several other facial features can also be adjusted by choosing a more masculine or feminine face, changing its age, and adding facial hair, freckles, or make-up.

Outfits and Accessories

Switch Sports Outfits and Accessories

In addition to physical characteristics, you can also choose what clothes your Sportmate will wear. There are a 3 types of clothing: outfits, hats, and accessories, which include glasses and face masks.

Though you usually obtain these items through sets, you can mix and match different clothes to fit your preferred style. Make sure to share with your fashionable creations in our fashion board!

List of All Clothing

Body Type

Switch Sports Change Into Mii Character

There are several body options to choose from in the game, aside from the standard human body. At the moment, the only one that's been revealed is the Squirrel body type shown in some trailers.

Similar to faces, there are currently no are male or female body types for sportsmates. You can opt for a male or female character by simply choosing masculine or feminine features and clothing.

Miis Can Be Used as Sportsmates!

Aside from customizing your Sportsmate, players can also choose to use their Miis as in-game avatars! Miis were first introduced in Wii Sports and is also present in this game.
How to Create and Use Miis

Title and Name

Switch Sports - Title and Name
You can customize your Sportsmate's name in the bottom text field, and you can also choose the title displayed before their name. You can choose up to 2 titles from the available list.

List of All Titles and How to Get Them

Stamps

Switch Sports Stamps Character Customization

In addition to customizing your character's clothes and appearance, you can also set up your available Stamps. Stamps are emotes that can be used to interact with other players in multiplayer matches. You can only carry up to 4 Stamps at a time.

List of All Stamps

Equipment

Switch Sports - Equipment
Lastly, you can choose the equipment that your Sportsmate will use in each sport. This is usually the ball, racket, or sword of the respective sport, except in soccer. For soccer, you choose the type of animation that is played when you score a goal.

Take note that all equipment in the game is currently purely cosmetic and does not affect gameplay.

List of All Equipment

How to Get Character Customization Options

Earn Points Online to Redeem Gifts

Switch Sports - Simple Collection

You can unlock more body customization options by playing different sports in online multiplayer. Doing so allows you to earn points, which you can use to redeem gifts from the Items menu in Spocco Square.

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Comment

5 Anonymousabout 2 years

Until you realize that the majority of men's haircuts in this day and age are androgynous

4 Anonymousabout 2 years

The only way I was able to make a character that was slightly male was to keep hitting random. Then you can modify from there. Couldn’t do it on my own for some reason.

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