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How to Redownload Individual DLC from the Nintendo Switch eShop

In this article, you'll learn how to redownload individual add-on content from the Nintendo Switch eShop.

Important: You can only redownload content using the Nintendo Account that purchased it. You may find our troubleshooting information helpful if a specific game or DLC item shows Purchased in the Nintendo eShop but you are unable to redownload it.

Complete these steps

  1. Access the Nintendo eShop with the Nintendo Account that purchased the content.

    • The content can only be redownloaded by the Nintendo Account that originally purchased it.

  2. Search for the game title that the content is associated with.

  3. Select the game and scroll down to view all available Downloadable Content, below the game details.

    • If a DLC bundle was purchased (such as a season pass or expansion pass), you may first need to select the bundle to locate the individual add-on content it contains.

  4. Select the previously purchased Downloadable Content. It will display Purchased instead of a cost.

  5. Select Redownload to redownload the content.

    • The download for the DLC will begin automatically. You can check the download status on the HOME Menu.

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