Nintendo had some bad news to share today for people who use their linked Facebook or Twitter accounts to log into their Nintendo Account, as it will no longer be possible to do so from October 25th. After October 25, you’ll need to use the email address or username associated with your Nintendo Account to sign in.
As of 10/25/2022, it will no longer be possible to sign in to a Nintendo Account using a Facebook or Twitter account. We apologize for any inconvenience.
More information on the connection from 25/10/2022: https://t.co/hxcwFP1O9s
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) September 20, 2022
Not only will you no longer be able to log in using your Facebook and Twitter accounts, but you will also not be able to participate in My Nintendo missions related to linking your Nintendo Account to your Facebook or Twitter account in order to earn rewards. My Nintendo points. after October 25. As such, it might be worth eliminating these My Nintendo missions while you still can.
That being said, it’s good to hear that you’ll still be able to sign in or create a new Nintendo Account using your Google or Apple accounts. Nintendo also shared instructions on logging in after October 25 using your Nintendo Account email address or your login ID and password. Note that the password will need to be that of your particular Nintendo Account, not your Facebook or Twitter password (unless they are the same, of course).
For more information on signing in to your Nintendo Account after October 25, be sure to read the information shared by Nintendo on its support site. Now that you know about Nintendo’s upcoming changes related to singing to your Nintendo Account, we’re curious to hear your thoughts. Are you someone who prefers to use Facebook or Twitter to connect? Let us know in Chatty!
For more Nintendo news, be sure to read some of our previous coverage, including Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe coming to Switch in February 2023 and The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom getting a release date in May 2023.