Install Shattered Pixel Dungeon on Nintendo Switch

Shattered Pixel Dungeon

Shattered Pixel Dungeon is a Roguelike Dungeon Crawler RPG with pixel art graphics.
Every game is a unique challenge, with four different playable characters, randomized levels and enemies, and hundreds of items to collect and use.
The game is simple to get into, but strategy is required if you want to win!

To run: Menu -> Games -> Shattered Pixel Dungeon
To run in a terminal: shattered-pixel-dungeon

Saves and configs are stored in: ~/.local/share/.shatteredpixel/shattered-pixel-dungeon

Fortunately, Shattered Pixel Dungeon is very easy to install on your Nintendo Switch in just two steps.

  1. Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Nintendo Switch.
  2. Use Pi-Apps to install Shattered Pixel Dungeon.


For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Switchroot L4T Ubuntu Jammy, which is currently version 5.1.2 Ubuntu Jammy.
Shattered Pixel Dungeon will run on L4T Ubuntu ARM64.

Install Pi-Apps

Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Nintendo Switch with just a few clicks.

Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:

wget -qO- | bash

Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here:

Install Shattered Pixel Dungeon

Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Shattered Pixel Dungeon.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:

Then click on the Games category.

Now scroll down to find Shattered Pixel Dungeon in the list.

Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Shattered Pixel Dungeon for you!

Pi-Apps is a free and open source tool made by Botspot and other contributors. Find out more at