The Quickest Way to Earn Max “My Nintendo” Coins Every Week

Ben Stegner 05-10-2016

My Nintendo, the replacement Miitomo, My Nintendo, and More: What's New with Nintendo Nintendo had a huge day at the end of March. Let's take a look at everything they showed us! Read More for the old Club Nintendo rewards system, allows 3DS and Wii U owners to receive special rewards for using Nintendo services. Each week, there are certain missions you can complete that reward you with a certain number of coins. These coins can then be used for discounts on games, or even an occasional free game.


There are two types of coins: platinum and gold. Gold coins can only be obtained by purchasing games on the eShop for 3DS 5 Underrated Gems You Can Get on the 3DS eShop for Under $5 Have you ever checked out the 3DS eShop? It houses some overlooked gems, and you can get five of the best for just $20. Read More or Wii U, so there’s not much strategy to obtaining them. Platinum coins, however, can be obtained by playing the smartphone app Miitomo All You Need to Know About Miitomo, Nintendo's First App Nintendo just released their first smartphone app! Here's all you need to know about it, including whether it's worth downloading. Read More or by completing other tasks.

Here’s a quick rundown of the tasks you need to complete each week (resetting on Sunday nights) to earn maximum platinum coins. None of these require playing Miitomo:

  1. Visit My Nintendo’s homepage and pick up the silver coin on the ground by your Mii (30 coins).
  2. Sign into Miiverse once on the Web or your console (30).
  3. Sign into the Nintendo eShop on your 3DS or Wii U (30 coins).
  4. Visit while signed into your Nintendo account. Check the top-right corner for your Mii to ensure you’re signed in. (This is a hidden mission, worth 30 coins)
  5. Follow the mission instructions to allow promotional emails from Nintendo (30 coins, one-time) and collect a bonus for keeping this setting enabled every month (10).
  6. One time only: Scroll to the bottom of the My Nintendo page and click the Mario block on the right side. Scroll back up to your Mii and keep clicking the box it holds until you get bonus coins (10).

Make sure to visit the Missions page on My Nintendo to collect your coins after performing these actions each week, and check out the Rewards page to see what you can grab!

What have you earned from My Nintendo rewards? Let us know by leaving a comment!

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