- “The Account Updater feature, which can automatically update the credit card information stored on Nintendo eShop for your convenience. For example, if your credit card has expired or its number has changed, the new information can be provided at the time of purchase by the bank that issues your credit card. Please understand that some banks do not support automatic updates yet, and that the usage of this service depends on the agreement you have with your bank.
- Play activity and recommendations shared among your group of friends. Nintendo can inform your friends of games you have played, and vice versa. You can control the sharing and use of play data through your Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Account settings.”
This specific email alerting account holders to the changes comes from Nintendo Europe, and we here in South Africa also received it. This means that the Account Updater is far reaching so it’s best to talk to your bank to see if they offer this service.
Also mentioned in the update is more steps to keep accounts safe: