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You can now print pictures from your Nintendo Switch with your Instax Mini Link

If you’re obsessed with taking in game pictures while jamming on your Nintendo Switch then you’re going to LOVE the new partnership between Nintendo and the instax mini Link. You’ll now be able to print moments from the likes of Animal Crossing and Pokemon Snap directly to your mini Instax printer. There’s also a host of special additions that are definitely going to get you hyped.

The Instax mini Link is a cute mobile printer that allowed you to link up to your smartphone and print your snaps. I reviewed the printer a few years back:

Last week FUJIFILM announced their instax mini Link for Nintendo Switch. This is a new app that will allow you to print your favourite screengrabs taken on your Nintendo Switch. On 30 April, New Pokemon Snap will be launching on the handheld console. The game focuses on finding Pokemon in their natural environment and snapping pictures of them, so allowing the physical prints via the Instax mini Link comes in just in time.

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The app is able to produce an instax print from one of your Screenshots on your console. You choose an image saved on the Switch, get a QR code and scan it in the app before being able to crop, edit and print your picture. The app also has three themes to choose from including Animal Crossings: New Horizons, Super Mario and New Pokemon Snap. When using the themes you’ll get a host of fun frames, characters and designs to help you customise your prints. The app is free of charge but you’ll obviously need a Switch and the instax Mini Link.

The launch of the app will also see Instax dropping some rad new variations of their portable printer. The first is the new colour variation known as Ash White, which sees red and blue accents added to the printer:

A gorgeous Pikachu case has also been launched for the instax mini Link and I’m OBSESSED with how cute this is. It will form part of a bundle you can purchase for those wanting to now get their hands on the Instax mini Link.

The app will be available for smartphones on 30 April. Unfortunately, this collaboration will not be released in South Africa. 

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