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In order to play games in XCI or NCA format, you must have the required keys to decrypt them.
Guide on how to obtain the decryptions keys.
Requirements: A hackable Nintendo Switch (you can check whether your Nintendo Switch is hackable or not here.)
A Micro SD card of at least 1 Gigabyte in capacity.
A Micro SD card reader.
The necessary tools (i.e a jig, paperclip, etc.) required to be able to boot into RCM and navigate around the Hekate menu.
You can skip to Step 3 if you already have CFW set-up.
Fuses(not kfuse!) and press the
Dump fusesbutton to save
fusesto your Micro SD card.
Console infoand select
TSEC Keysand press the
Dump Keysbutton to save
TSEC keysto your Micro SD card.
If you are on firmware 7.x and above you’ll need to run the Lockpick_RCM payload instead.
For those above 7.x
For the title.keys (and prod.keys for those under 7.x)
Rbutton on your joy-con.
/switch/folder on your Micro SD card where you’ll find two .keys files;
title.keys, copy these and paste them into the
And you’re done! Congratulations! You’ve just dumped your decryption and title keys!
Place it in:
C:/Users/yourusername/AppData/Roaming/yuzu/keys (for Windows)
~/.local/share/yuzu-emu/keys (for macOS and Linux)
"User Directory" └── config └── keys └─── prod.keys └─── title.keys └── log └── nand └── sdmc └── sysdata
Please seek support in the official yuzu discord server if you have any further issues. If you have suggestions for this guide please contact me on discord @MysticExile#1552