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How to Complete a My Nintendo Mission

Step-by-step instructions on completing My Nintendo missions.

Additional information:

  • For a list of current My Nintendo missions, click here.

  • There are various different types of My Nintendo mission:

    • Missions for Gold Points - Purchase a digital game for Nintendo Switch OR register a physical game for Nintendo Switch.

    • Missions for Regular Platinum Points - Complete specified missions on My Nintendo to earn Regular Platinum Points.

    • Nintendo Switch Online missions for Regular Platinum Points - Launch Nintendo Switch Online from the Nintendo Switch HOME Menu and complete missions from the "Missions & Rewards" section. For example, play the specified game from one of the classic game libraries to earn Regular Platinum Points.

      • Nintendo Switch Online Missions & Rewards are available in the US, Canada and Mexico, as well as in Japan, Australia and all European countries where Nintendo Switch Online is available.

    • Missions for application-specific Platinum Points - Complete missions related to specific smart device or tablet applications. For example, complete a mission related to Super Mario Run to earn Super Mario Run Platinum Points.

Complete These Steps:

Which type of mission are you trying to complete?

Gold Point mission:

Gold Points are earned by purchasing a digital game for Nintendo Switch or by registering a physical game for Nintendo Switch.

  • Register a physical game:

    1. Register the game to your Nintendo Account on your Nintendo Switch console.

    2. Gold Points for all eligible purchases will automatically be added to your point total (visible in the top-right corner of the screen).

      • Nintendo Switch Online membership purchases and automatic renewal, passes, in-game items, virtual currency, themes and free software do not qualify for Gold Points.

  • Purchase a digital game:

    1. Use your Nintendo Account to purchase digital games or DLC in any of the following ways:

      • Purchase via the official Nintendo website

      • Buy a game on Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch

      • Purchase a digital game through a retailer and redeem the download code on Nintendo Switch

      • Gold Points for all eligible purchases will automatically be added to your point total (visible in the top-right corner of the screen).

        • Nintendo Switch Online membership purchases and automatic renewal, passes, in-game items, virtual currency, themes and free software do not qualify for Gold Points.


Platinum Point mission:
  1. Sign in to your Nintendo Account.

  2. Go to https://my.nintendo.com.

  3. Select "Menu" in the upper-left corner, then select "Earn points" to see a current list of active missions.

  4. Select "Mission briefing" under each mission to read details about how to complete it.

  5. Follow the instructions in the mission details to complete the mission.

  6. Once you have completed the mission terms, return to the My Nintendo missions page.

  7. Locate the mission on the page and select "Collect points".

    • You can also select "Collect now" at the bottom of the page to receive all points you have not yet collected.

    • These missions may also have a timeframe during which the points must be collected. If this time passes, the mission will count as completed but the points will not be granted.

  8. The Platinum Points will be added to your point total (visible in the top-right corner of the screen).


Nintendo Switch Online mission:

Nintendo Switch Online missions are completed by using Nintendo Switch Online on your Nintendo Switch console.

  1. Launch Nintendo Switch Online from the HOME Menu.

  2. Select Missions & Rewards.

  3. Select the Super Mushroom seal icon at the top of the screen to open the Mission Status page, which displays the current list of active missions.

  4. Select How can I complete missions? under each mission to read the details about how to complete it.

  5. Follow the instructions in the mission details to complete the mission.

  6. Once you have completed the mission requirements, launch Nintendo Switch Online from the HOME Menu again. The Platinum Points will be automatically added to your point total.

    • The completion status for Nintendo Switch Online missions may be delayed when the Nintendo Switch Online services are experiencing high traffic. If the mission is not completing right away, please check the mission status later.


Super Mario Run (or other application-specific) Platinum Point mission:
  1. Sign in to your Nintendo Account.

  2. Go to https://my.nintendo.com.

  3. Select "Menu" in the upper-left corner, then select "Earn points" to see a current list of active missions.

  4. Select "Mission briefing" under each mission to read details about how to complete it.

  5. On your smart device or tablet, access the application that you want to complete the mission for.

  6. Follow the instructions in the mission details to complete the mission.

    • Example: "Change your Mii's clothes once in a day (daily)".

  7. Once you have completed the mission terms, return to the My Nintendo missions page.

  8. Locate the mission on the page and select "Collect points".

    • You can also select "Collect now" at the bottom of the page to receive all points you have not yet collected.

    • These missions may also have a timeframe during which the points must be collected. If this time passes, the mission will count as completed but the points will not be granted.

  9. The Super Mario Run (or other application-specific) Platinum Points will be added to your point total (visible in the top-right corner of the screen).

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