We bet you didn't know about this Nintendo Switch Easter egg

The Nintendo Switch OLED
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Easter eggs are everywhere in video games, which is one of the reasons why we love them so much. Sometimes they're hidden right under our noses (or ears this time), which is exactly the case with this adorable audible Nintendo Switch Easter egg. 

A video has gone viral on TikTok for revealing this brilliant Nintendo hidden secret. You know when you open up your Switch and you have to hit a button three times? Well, did you know depending on which buttons you click, the Switch will make a different noise to that typical clicking sound. If you have no idea what we're talking about but would like to jump on the Switch hype, then make sure you check out our roundup of the best Nintendo Switch Deals


♬ original sound - nicobbq

It turns out that if you press the joystick or either of the triggers, your Switch will make a different Nintendo sound. The sounds include the likes of clown horns, cymbals and even ribbitting. It feels like typical Nintendo to add something this quirky and sweet to the console, much like the 'Thx2allgamefans' secret we discovered a couple of weeks ago.

We can't believe it took us this long to discover it. We would love it if future Switch consoles featured the same Easter egg but with some more gaming-themed noises. Perhaps one button says 'Pika' and another makes Yoshi's famous licking sound - we can but dream. 

We're still keeping our fingers crossed for a Nintendo Switch Pro, as we can only imagine how many amazing Easter eggs might be jam-packed into a console so anticipated. If you're an avid Switch gamer and are looking for some more things to play on your console, then make sure you check out our roundup of the best Switch games

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Amelia Bamsey
Staff Writer

Amelia is Creative Bloq’s Staff Writer. After completing a degree in Popular Music and a Master’s in Song Writing, Amelia began designing posters, logos, album covers and websites for musicians. She now enjoys covering a range of topics on Creative Bloq, including posters, optical illusions, logos (she's a particular fan of logo Easter eggs), gaming and illustration. In her free time, she relishes in the likes of art (especially the Pre-Raphaelites), photography and literature. Amelia prides herself on her unorthodox creative methods, her Animal Crossing island and her extensive music library.