Supported microSD cards on Nintendo Switch


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Aug 4, 2018
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The following types of microSD card can be used with the Nintendo Switch console:
  • microSD (up to 2 GB)
  • microSDHC (4 GB - 32 GB)
  • microSDXC (64 GB and above)
Important: In order to use a microSDXC card on the Nintendo Switch console, a system update is required.
In order to improve your gameplay experience, using a microSD card with a higher transfer speed is recommended.
High-speed microSD card guidelines:
  1. UHS-I (Ultra High Speed Phase I) compatible
  2. Transfer speed 60 - 95 MB/sec (the higher the transfer speed, the better gameplay experience on Nintendo Switch)

SanDisk Ultra Micro SDXC A1 Series UHS-I Class 10 up to 100MB/s 200GB

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