Monday 23 July 2018

Nintendo eShop adopts Paypal as its new method of payment in Ireland

Nintendo eShop users in Ireland, as well as a number of select countries around the world, can now use PayPal, in addition to other existing methods of payment, on the Web or on their game console
Nintendo eShop users in Ireland, as well as a number of select countries around the world, can now use PayPal, in addition to other existing methods of payment, on the Web or on their game console
Independent.ie Business Desk

Independent.ie Business Desk

Nintendo eShop has adopted Paypal as its new method of payment in Ireland.

Users of the online game store in here - and in other select countries - are now able to use PayPal on the web or on their game console. 

Nintendo said that the addition of the "globally-successful payment service" will enhance the convenience of users and enable them to make secure payments.

"By adding PayPal, which has over 200 million accounts worldwide, as a payment method for Nintendo eShop, we feel that we will be able to serve more customers across the globe with gaming experience."

The new service includes:

*For Nintendo Switch:

Nintendo eShop users in Ireland, as well as a number of select countries around the world, can now use PayPal, in addition to other existing methods of payment, on the Web or on their game console
Nintendo eShop users in Ireland, as well as a number of select countries around the world, can now use PayPal, in addition to other existing methods of payment, on the Web or on their game console

Funding Nintendo eShop accounts and purchasing games and other content

*For the official Nintendo website in Ireland (and other select countries)

Adding funds to balances when purchasing software for download through Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U

PayPal payment services will be available on the Nintendo Switch in the following countries:

Japan, USA, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Switzerland, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, Finland, France, UK, Greece, Croatia, Hungary,  Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Slovenia, and  Slovakia.

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