Switch system requirements

Switch 2017

Switch 2017 Switch 2017 update 1 Switch 2017 update 2


Dual Core Dual Core Dual Core
RAM (minimum) 4 GB 4 GB 4 GB
RAM (recommended) 2 GB per core 2 GB per core 2 GB per core

Microsoft® Windows 7 (64-bit*)

Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 (64-bit*)               
Microsoft® Windows® 10 (64-bit*)              
Microsoft® Windows® 2008 Server R2       
Microsoft® Windows® 2012 Server (64-bit*)              
Microsoft® Windows® 2012 Server R2
Microsoft® Windows® 2016 Server (64-bit*)              
Mac OS® X 10.9 (Mavericks)      
Mac OS® X 10.10 (Yosemite**)           
Mac OS® X 10.11 (El Capitan**)              
Mac OS® X 10.12 (Sierra**)              
Mac OS® X 10.13 (High Sierra**)         
Virtual machines: VMWare, Hyper-V           



* 32-bit operating systems are no longer supported from Switch 2017 onwards.
** OSX Server is an app for the regular OSX version; hence it is not considered a separate OS. If the base OSX version is supported, then the base OSX version including the OSX Server app is supported.


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