How to Download and Use NSP Files for Pokemon Sword and Shield

Pokemon Sword and Shield is an exclusive title available only for Nintendo Switch. Unfortunately, Pokemon enthusiasts who don’t own a Switch cannot play the game directly on PC. Yet, players can still download and play Pokemon Sword and Shield on any Windows system using the game’s NSP files.

For unaware ones, the NSP file is a game package used by the Nintendo Switch emulators, such as Yuzu to run Switch games on PC. Therefore, make sure to install the Yuzu emulator first before downloading the Pokemon Sword and Shield NSP file.

Download Pokemon Sword and Shield NSP Files

Once you install the Yuzu emulator on the system, download the Pokemon Sword and Shield NSP file from the below links:

Pokemon Sword NSP File Download:

Pokemon Shield NSP File Download:

Each NSP file weighs around 10GB; hence make sure that your system has enough storage to accommodate the files.

How to use NSP Files for Pokemon Sword and Shield

Download and Use Pokemon Sword and Shield NSP file
Pokemon Sword and Shield

As we’ve mentioned earlier, NSP files can be run on a PC using the Yuzu emulator. So, it’s essential to install the emulator first on your system.

Then, follow these steps to use Pokemon Sword and Shield NSP Files:

  1. Launch Yuzu emulator on the PC.
  2. Click on the File option on the top left corner of the screen.
  3. Press the Load File button.
  4. Locate game’s NSP file in the download folder.
  5. Select the file and hit OK button.

After that, the emulator will take some time to load the game files. Once the files are loaded, you can play Pokemon Sword and Shield on your PC using a keyboard and mouse. In case of any wrong keymapping, go to emulator controller settings to customize according to your preference.

If you still have any questions regarding the Pokemon Sword and Shield NSP file, feel free to ask them in the comments section.

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