Parental Controls options when purchasing download games on the official Nintendo website

Purchases from Nintendo eShop through the official Nintendo website can be controlled in different ways:

  • On Nintendo Switch, this is handled on After logging in to your Nintendo Account there, you can use the "Parental Controls" section to create, add and supervise Nintendo Accounts for children
  • On Nintendo 3DS family systems, the Parental Control "Nintendo 3DS Shopping Services" can be used to restrict purchases of Nintendo 3DS download games


  • On Wii U, the Parental Control "Wii U Shopping Services" can be used to restrict purchases of Wii U download games


  • By using the setting "Usage from PCs and Other Devices", accessible in the Nintendo Network ID settings on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, use of a Nintendo Network ID on any website can be prevented