Do I need to have a Nintendo Account to download the Nintendo Switch version of Pokémon HOME from the Nintendo eShop? Pokémon Support January 16, 2021 13:58 Updated Follow Yes, a Nintendo Account is required to download from the Nintendo eShop. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Click here to submit a service request form. Related articles I'm getting an error when I try to link my Nintendo Network ID to Pokémon Bank or Pokémon HOME. How do I check my Nintendo Network ID settings? Is a Nintendo Switch Online membership required to use the Nintendo Switch version of Pokémon HOME? Pokémon HOME Troubleshooting on your mobile device If I enroll in the Pokémon HOME Premium Plan, will it automatically renew? Is the Judge function available on the Nintendo Switch version of Pokémon HOME?